Horse racing has become a huge part of my life. I am a racing photographer, a blogger, and most importantly, a fan.

My photos have been featured on,,,,,,, on TVG, during the Triple Crown coverage on ABC and NBC, in American Turf Monthly and Trainer Magazine.

As a credentialed photographer, I have professionally photographed racing at the following tracks:

Churchill Downs
Keeneland Race Course
Turfway Park
Belmont Park
Saratoga Race Course
Aqueduct Racetrack
Monmouth Park
Santa Anita Park
Hollywood Park
Arlington Park
Hawthorne Race Course
Hoosier Park
Gulfstream Park
Hialeah Park
Fair Grounds Race Course
Indiana Downs
Indiana Grand

I have professionally photographed several of America's top-tier Thoroughbred stakes races, including:

The Kentucky Derby (GI)
The Kentucky Oaks (GI)
The Belmont Stakes (GI)
The Breeders' Cup World Championships
The Haskell Invitational (GI)
The Arlington Million (GI)
The Stephen Foster Handicap (GI)
The Clark Handicap (GI)
The Metropolitan Handicap (GI)
The Malibu Stakes (GI)
The Whitney (GI)
The Test Stakes (GI)
The Diana Stakes (GI)
The Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes (GI)
The Hollywood Gold Cup (GI)
The Apple Blossom Handicap (GI)
The Alcibiades Stakes (GI)
The First Lady Stakes (GI)
The Dixiana Breeders' Futurity Stakes (GI)
The Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (GI)
The Woodford Reserve Turf Stakes (GI)
The Manhattan Handicap (GI)
The Maker's Mile Stakes (GI)
The Blue Grass Stakes (GI)
The Arkansas Derby (GI)
The Louisiana Derby (GII)
The Illinois Derby (GIII)
The Jim Dandy (GII)
The Amsterdam Stakes (GII)

Check out my blog, which is about horse racing from a photographer's point of view. It's called Ghostsnapper.

Past articles from my old racing column, The Call to the Post: Check it out!

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Please know that I cannot sell any photos taken at the track. If you are looking to purchase prints from stakes races, contact the track photographer where the race was held. All of my racing pictures are for EDITORIAL USE ONLY. That means you MAY NOT use them for your SIM games, personal websites, etc. Additionally, please refrain from taking pictures off my Flickr and reposting them to Facebook, Instagram, or other websites or from removing my watermarks. Taking photos from my stream and posting them as your own is strictly prohibited and considered theft.

If you would like to hire me to take photos of your horse, please contact me at Make sure to title the subject with "horse photos" or something relating to it, so I know you're not spam.

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Jamie Newell
May 2005
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