Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing

Blood-Horse Publications

(859) 276-6809;





Lexington, KY - Join pedigree analyst Alan Porter for Thursday's edition of "Talkin' Horses" sponsored by Porter will be the guest live online at on Thursday, January 10 at noon ET. Porter has been professionally involved with Thoroughbreds for nearly 35 years. He has authored racing and breeding analyses for three decades, and has been planning matings for a quarter century. Porter, along with pedigree authority Byron Rogers, recently launched TrueNicks, a pedigree analysis program developed in conjunction with Blood-Horse Publications,


Over the years, Porter has written regular columns for Daily Racing Form, Thoroughbred Daily News, Pacemaker, The Australian Bloodhorse Review,, and Owner-Breeder International, as well as contributing to The Blood-Horse MarketWatch and numerous other publications in Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and North America. A speaker at numerous seminars and conferences around the world, Porter has also provided pedigree commentary on camera for Fox Sports Network and for New York Times Television.


In addition, he has consulted on breedings that have resulted in more than 100 stakes winners to date. They include three Eclipse Award winners in North America, as well as other champions and classic winners in Canada, Ireland, Germany, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, and the United Arab Emirates, and group and grade I winners in at least 12 different countries. He currently advises leading breeders and owners in the U.S., Europe, and Australia.


How to participate in the "Talkin' Horses"/ask questions:
Questions for Alan Porter can be submitted in advance now or during the live online discussion by going to The same Internet address will also carry "Talkin' Horses" web cast live. "Talkin' Horses" is sponsored by and offers an entertaining and engaging opportunity for racing enthusiasts to talk online one-on-one with high-profile insiders, newsmakers and legends of the Thoroughbred industry.


Racing enthusiasts are invited to join in the discussion or simply enjoy and monitor the informative "Q&A" session as it occurs by visiting at noon ET on Thursday. Each edition of "Talkin' Horses" is archived online and available 24/7 for later reading.



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About was voted the #1 horse industry Web site in 2007, 2005, and 2002 by the American Horse Publications Association, and was previously selected as a Top Seven Equestrian Web site by Forbes magazine. It is the preferred choice of industry professionals and racing enthusiasts alike for up-to-the-minute racing news and information. From award-winning, comprehensive editorial to fan-favorite Breeders' Cup and Triple Crown Mania channels and the engaging "Talkin' Horses" weekly feature, there is something for all Thoroughbred racing professionals and enthusiasts. is operated by Blood-Horse Publications, the Thoroughbred industry's foremost publishing company. Blood-Horse Publications also publishes The Blood-Horse, the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine; the award-winning The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine; TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors and recipient of the prestigious Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for 2006 and 2005; the official Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup souvenir magazines; Auction Edge; and Keeneland magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes equine-related books and videos under the Eclipse Press banner, and operates a family of award-winning Web sites including,,, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications, and, a robust, content-rich new product that has dramatically changed how the Thoroughbred industry gets information.


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For more information, contact:
Robert Bolson
Director of Corporate Marketing Services
Blood-Horse Publications
Tel.: (859) 276-6809

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