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Jeremy Balan

Jeremy Balan is the content editor at TwinSpires. Before he came to TwinSpires, he was a journalist, editor, and sports writer for more than a decade. After years covering prep, college, and pro sports for online and print media, he focused on turf writing at BloodHorse from 2015-2019 and won an Eclipse Award for his coverage of the devastating fire at San Luis Rey Training Center.

How did Paulo Lobo get back to the biggest stage? He never gave up
How did Paulo Lobo get back to the biggest stage? He never gave up

2021-11-06T15:34:57.629ZJeremy Balan

The Brazilian-born trainer, after some down years in California, has found new life with his stable based in Kentucky.
Barn favorite Snapper Sinclair seeking glory in Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile
Barn favorite Snapper Sinclair seeking glory in Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

2021-11-04T22:17:48.349ZJeremy Balan

Snapper Sinclair is a longshot in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), but he's been whiskers away from greatness before.
What does the draw mean for the race shape of the Breeders' Cup Classic?
What does the draw mean for the race shape of the Breeders' Cup Classic?

2021-11-02T01:58:41.135ZJeremy Balan

One of the most compelling races of the Breeders' Cup weekend, from a pace perspective, is the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1).
NCAAF national championship odds update: Does Oregon still have a chance?
NCAAF national championship odds update: Does Oregon still have a chance?

2021-10-25T17:58:28.187ZJeremy Balan

Oregon is tied for sixth on the odds board to win the CFP National Championship, but do the Ducks really have a shot?
NCAAF national championship odds update: Is Michigan a legitimate contender?
NCAAF national championship odds update: Is Michigan a legitimate contender?

2021-10-18T15:33:39.835ZJeremy Balan

We've reached a stage of stagnation in the college football national championship futures market. Are there any surprises left, or have we narrowed it down to the short list of contenders?
NCAAF national championship odds update: Georgia alone at the top
NCAAF national championship odds update: Georgia alone at the top

2021-10-12T16:33:15.561ZJeremy Balan

Alabama's reign atop the College Football Playoff National Championship odds board is over, after the Crimson Tide's stunning loss at Texas A&M on Saturday.
NCAAF national championship odds update: It's Iowa's time
NCAAF national championship odds update: It's Iowa's time

2021-10-04T18:00:36.083ZJeremy Balan

Alabama and Georgia could not have been more impressive Saturday, and their odds to win the national title reflect that. But is there still value left in the market?
NCAAF national championship odds update: Ole Miss on the rise
NCAAF national championship odds update: Ole Miss on the rise

2021-09-27T16:25:35.384ZJeremy Balan

Undefeated Ole Miss, in the week of its showdown with No. 1 Alabama, is the sixth price on the odds board to win the national title, at +2500.
NCAAF national championship odds update: Michigan moves up
NCAAF national championship odds update: Michigan moves up

2021-09-20T17:24:11.257ZJeremy Balan

Alabama and Georgia aren't going anywhere at the top of the odds board for College Football Playoff National Championship futures, but there is still some intrigue looming with big prices underneath.
NCAAF national championship odds update: Ohio State still has a shot
NCAAF national championship odds update: Ohio State still has a shot

2021-09-13T15:21:11.696ZJeremy Balan

Only two full weeks into the college football season, we’re already starting to see separation between the contenders and the pretenders in the College Football Playoff National Championship future market.
NCAAF national championship odds update: Don't give up on Clemson
NCAAF national championship odds update: Don't give up on Clemson

2021-09-07T17:19:21.662ZJeremy Balan

The first full week of the college football season featured plenty of impressive performances and ample disappointments, but only one team with a serious chance to win the College Football Playoff National Championship really took a hit in the futures market.
The best performances by players on losing Super Bowl teams
The best performances by players on losing Super Bowl teams

2021-01-28T17:26:54.787ZJeremy Balan

Throughout Super Bowl history there have been performances from players that would be considered heroic if their team had a few more things go their way.
Can a deep closer win the Kentucky Derby?
Can a deep closer win the Kentucky Derby?

2020-09-05T13:12:31.112ZJeremy Balan

The last true closer to win the Kentucky Derby was Orb in 2013. Can another win in 2020?