JC / Railbird


Jessica Chapel is a digital producer, editor, and horse racing fan. She currently works with the Breeders’ Cup; she previously worked for the Daily Racing Form, Atlantic, American Prospect, and Harvard University. For seven years, Jessica was the 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, and a contributing editor to Hello Race Fans. She was also a contributor the New York Times Rail blog. She occasionally speaks about digital and social media at industry conferences.

Railbird was the first Thoroughbred racing blog, 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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