Jon Weinbach

sportswriter and filmmaker

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Sports writer and filmmaker, based in Los Angeles, California; former sports business reporter for the Wall Street Journal

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Two years ago it was  Barbaro  after the Preakness.  Saturday, it was  Eight Belles , after a heroic second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby.  Racehorses of extraordinary promise,…

The Predictable Demise of Eight Belles

Two years ago it was Barbaro after the Preakness.  Saturday, it was Eight Belles , after a heroic second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby.  Racehorses of extraordinary promise,…

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Native Dancer  failed to win the  Kentucky Derby  in 1953, but his bloodline is now found in 75% of all thoroughbred horses.

Horse Racing's Hapsburgs Run for the Roses

Native Dancer failed to win the Kentucky Derby in 1953, but his bloodline is now found in 75% of all thoroughbred horses.

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