Andrew Beyer

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By taking horses overseas, Ward earned a good reputation that led to even better horses.

  • Mar 16, 2015

Winning the run for the roses in fourth start is rare feat, but hardly any trainer passes up the chance anymore.

  • Feb 25, 2015

Horseman has had success on grass, but will his methodical approach work in Triple Crown dirt races?

  • Feb 20, 2015

After success at Gulfstream Park, Tim Ritvo tries to revitalize facilities and boost wagering at Laurel and Pimlico.

  • Feb 5, 2015

Voters shouldn’t overthink Horse of the Year (Bayern) but should think about top trainer (Art Sherman).

  • Dec 18, 2014

Penalizing horses for one unavoidable bump in the first stride would create chaos in the sport.

  • Nov 2, 2014

Breeders’ Cup Classic will show what Triple Crown didn’t: California Chrome isn’t best in 3-year-old class.

  • Oct 30, 2014

Bettors get a chance at bigger payouts; tracks get a smaller takeout but profit from more wagers.

  • Aug 11, 2014

It wasn’t a perfect trip this time, and Victor Espinoza’s tactical error affected the colt’s Triple Crown shot.

  • Jun 8, 2014

Smart handicappers will place their sentiments on California Chrome but put their Belmont wagers elsewhere.

  • Jun 5, 2014
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Andrew Beyer has been The Washington Post’s horse racing columnist since 1978 and is considered one of the leading experts on the subject. He has written four books on racing, including “Picking Winners” which introduced and explained Beyer Speed Figures, a rating assigned to every race by every horse in the United States which is incorporated in the Daily Racing Form past performances.
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