Andrew Beyer



Regulations made with other games in mind hurt winning tickets on popular exotic wagers.

  • May 20, 2015

ANDREW BEYER | Baffert’s colt rumbles through the slop for a seven-length victory. Yet there will still be challengers to his Triple Crown bid.

  • May 16, 2015

American Pharoah, Firing Line and Dortmund ran 1-2-3 in the Derby, and the race won’t unfold the same way.

  • May 14, 2015

Only one horse breaking from posts No. 1 or 2, spots along the rail, has won at Pimlico since 1986.

  • May 13, 2015

The trainer finds the stop in Baltimore to be the easiest of the Triple Crown races.

  • May 13, 2015

History suggests the Preakness is the fastest of the Triple Crown races.

  • May 13, 2015

It’s time to put politics and tradition aside and move race from Pimlico to a renovated Laurel Park.

  • May 11, 2015

American Pharoah has a tough road ahead in his quest for the Triple Crown, as Saturday’s Derby showcased a deep, gifted generation of 3-year-old thoroughbreds.

  • May 3, 2015

In one of the deepest fields in years at Churchill Downs, smart money might steer clear of the short odds.

  • Apr 30, 2015
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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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