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  1. Claire Novak - Underdog role suits Welker horse

    Claire Novak

    Undrafted, who in six starts has never been out of the money, is an undersized but feisty competitor -- much like his owner, NFL receiver Wes Welker.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  2. Claire Novak: Horse racing in Camden

    Claire Novak

    Visitors guided on their way by a sign proclaiming "Springdale Race Course, 1 mile" will find two old ovals sprawled in broad and open expanse along both sides of Knights Hill Road in the sleepy little southern town of Camden, South Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  3. Claire Novak: Backing a Winner

    Claire Novak

    "The road to the Kentucky Derby is like NCAA basketball," Bryan Sullivan remarked one morning after El Padrino's solid Gulfstream allowance score.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  4. Claire Novak: Something Special

    Claire Novak

    In the 10 years that have passed since the first edition of The Saratoga Special made its debut, brothers Joe and Sean Clancy have collected more than a decade of memories and printed more than 311 issues of a paper that beat the odds.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  5. Claire Novak: Expectations of a champion

    Claire Novak

    Here's the thing about a runner like 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra -- about any athlete, really, who has accomplished the extraordinary.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  6. Rene Douglas: Two months after his injury

    Claire Novak

    He wakes up to a million-dollar view, the waters of Lake Michigan glistening in golden sunlight beyond his window. It is picture-perfect, might as well be a postcard scene. But something in the idyllic freedom of it all taunts Rene Douglas.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2009
  7. 2013 Kentucky Derby - Novak: Orb's arrival is ahead of schedule

    Claire Novak

    Free-running Orb, the morning-line favorite for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, has taken his conservative connections on quite a thrill ride.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013