Andrew Beyer: Most recent columns

California Chrome’s owner clearly erred; Jockey Victor Espinoza might have, too
It wasn’t a perfect trip this time, and Victor Espinoza’s tactical error affected the colt’s Triple Crown shot.
 
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)
 
For California Chrome, a tactically brilliant Preakness triumph
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2014; 9:00 PM)
 
Sluggish Derby field makes projecting Preakness winners a challenge
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2014; 9:57 AM)
 
California Chrome’s Kentucky Derby victory was aesthetically pleasing, historically slow
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2014; 1:30 PM)
 
As Kentucky Derby approaches, racing industry’s portrayal of Steve Asmussen as a rogue trainer ignores widespread issues
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2014; 9:25 PM)
 
Keeneland reluctantly will be digging the dirt once again
(The Washington Post, April 9, 2014; 12:21 PM)
 
Social Inclusion: A promising thoroughbred heading way too fast toward Kentucky Derby
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2014; 7:16 PM)
 
Horse racing’s runaway run-ups are moving the starting line
(The Washington Post, March 10, 2014; 2:54 PM)
 
Horse racing industry repels prospective fans with self-serving handicapping data
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2014; 12:04 PM)
 
Evaluating Kentucky Derby contenders requires a closer look at the surface
(The Washington Post, February 24, 2014; 12:46 PM)
 
Gulfstream Park makes the call on a most costly disqualification
(The Washington Post, February 23, 2014; 8:47 PM)
 
Gulfstream Park expands its season, and dilutes its product in taking on Calder Race Course
(The Washington Post, January 29, 2014; 7:15 PM)
 
Eclipse Awards: Mucho Macho Man deserves to be Horse of Year
(The Washington Post, December 18, 2013; 11:23 AM)
 
Andrew Beyer: 2013 Breeders’ Cup offers insight into risk/reward of horse ownership
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2013; 9:22 PM)
 
2013 Breeders Cup: Horse of the Year competition looks familiar for a change
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2013; 9:53 AM)
 
Breeders Cup: Ken Ramsey defies precepts of horse breeding business with Kitten’s Joy
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2013; 11:41 AM)
 
Horse racing still draws fans, just not to the track
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2013; 10:20 AM)