Sean Clancy is a critically acclaimed writer and former champion jockey who's had a lifelong association with horses. Sean's father, Joe Clancy Sr., trained flat and steeplechase horses and instilled in sons Sean and Joe Jr. a love of racing. Sean had quite a career as a jockey, riding steeplechase races professionally for 13 years, winning a total of 152 races and a national championship in 1998. He was the 10th highest winner of all time upon his retirement in 2000. Clancy is the author of Saratoga Days and co-author of The Best of the Saratoga Special. He has also written for the Daily Racing Form, The Blood-Horse, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred and Newsweek among others. Clancy is editor/publisher of ST Publishing, based in Fair Hill, Maryland. ST Publishing produces The Saratoga Special, Steeplechase/Eventing Times, The Special at Keeneland, Thoroughbred Racing Calendar, and other projects.