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Daily Racing Form

The Daily Racing Form (DRF) is a tabloid newspaper founded in 1894 in Chicago, Illinois by Frank Brunell. The paper publishes the past performances of race horses as a statistical service for bettors on horse racing in the United States.

In cooperation with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and the National Turf Writers Association, the Daily Racing Form selects the winners of the annual Eclipse Awards.

In 1922, the Daily Racing Form publishing company was sold to Triangle Publications, which would eventually be owned by Walter Annenberg. The Daily Racing Form currently is owned by Arlington Capital Partners (since late 2007), and is based at 100 Broadway in New York City.

The DRF's publisher is Steven Crist, a former editor of the Harvard Lampoon and a reporter and columnist for the New York Times. Some of the paper's employees over the years have included cartoonist Pierre Bellocq (aka: Peb), VP of Marketing Mandy Minger, and the late-columnist Joe Hirsch.

The Daily Racing Form currently puts out 30 editions daily.



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