Andrew Beyer: Most recent columns

American Pharoah deserves his place in horse-racing history
Because the Triple Crown is a more difficult feat than it once was, colt is superb, even if he’s no Secretariat.
 
What happened to the Belmont Stakes? Breeders de-emphasized stamina
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2015; 3:11 PM)
 
Tax rules on horse track winnings in desperate need of modification
(The Washington Post, May 20, 2015; 5:29 PM)
 
‘Pharoah’ is impressive in Preakness, but he left room for doubt at Belmont
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 8:36 PM)
 
The Preakness is a three-horse showdown, and it all depends on how they break
(The Washington Post, May 14, 2015; 12:57 PM)
 
Preakness Stakes deserves better than Pimlico Race Course can provide
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2015; 12:14 PM)
 
Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah at the head of a great class of horses
(The Washington Post, May 3, 2015; 5:03 PM)
 
With legitimate skepticism around Derby favorites, pick might be Upstart
(The Washington Post, April 30, 2015; 9:47 AM)
 
Kaleem Shah and Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund are an American success story
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2015; 3:04 PM)
 
Wesley Ward, American thoroughbred trainer with a European flavor
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2015; 3:24 PM)
 
The brilliant young Khozan may be too inexperienced for Kentucky Derby
(The Washington Post, February 25, 2015; 11:18 AM)
 
Chad Brown seeking balance between patience and aggressiveness
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2015; 11:29 AM)
 
2014 Eclipse Awards voters shouldn’t overthink Horse of the Year (Bayern) but should think about trainerArt Sherman
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2014; 12:42 PM)
 
Bayern deserved Breeders’ Cup victory, despite infraction
(The Washington Post, November 2, 2014; 2:32 PM)
 
Breeders’ Cup will show what Triple Crown didn’t: California Chrome isn’t best in class
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2014; 1:29 PM)
 
Bettors get a chance at bigger payouts; tracks get a smaller takeout but profit from more wagers.
(The Washington Post, August 11, 2014; 2:03 PM)
 
California Chrome’s owner clearly erred; Jockey Victor Espinoza might have, too
(The Washington Post, June 8, 2014; 3:35 PM)
 
In Belmont Stakes, place your sentiments on California Chrome; put your money elsewhere
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2014; 11:19 AM)
 
American thoroughbreds are no longer bred to go the distance in the Belmont Stakes
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2014; 7:52 AM)
 
California Chrome’s value might be much less than the figure his trainer and owners expect
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2014; 12:49 PM)