Andrew Beyer: Most recent columns

Bayern deserved Breeders’ Cup victory, despite infraction
Penalizing horses for one unavoidable bump in the first stride would create chaos in the sport.
 
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)
 
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)