JC / Railbird


Jessica Chapel is a writer, editor, and horse racing fan living in the Boston area. Now a librarian/archivist at a local university, she previously worked with the Breeders’ Cup, Daily Racing Form, Atlantic, and American Prospect. 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.

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. Railbird follows the game everywhere.

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


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