JC / Railbird


Jessica Chapel is a digital media producer, editor, and horse racing fan. Currently a digital media consultant to the Breeders’ Cup, she has worked for the Daily Racing Form, Atlantic, American Prospect, and Harvard University. For seven years, she was books editor of Flak; for two summers, she was a hotwalker at Suffolk Downs and Saratoga. Jessica is a co-founder of Kentucky Confidential, the founder of Raceday 360, a contributing editor to Hello Race Fans, a contributor to the New York Times Rail blog, and a founding member of Turf. She occasionally speaks about digital media at industry conferences.

Railbird was one of the first Thoroughbred racing blogs, launching in June 2004 with an interest in all things racing, from horses and handicapping to business and politics. Based in Boston, Railbird follows the game everywhere.

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To get in touch, please email railbird [at] jessicachapel [dot] com.


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