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Mike Brunker

Columnist: Horse racing
Twitter: @mike_brunker

Mike Brunker is an assistant city editor working with reporters covering land use and environment, health care and immigration. He also writes a weekly horse racing column. Before joining the Review-Journal in August 2016, Brunker worked in various reporting and editing capacities for NBCNews.com, msnbc.com and the San Francisco Examiner.

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Belmont offers a bang-up Stars & Stripes card

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