Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing

Blood-Horse Publications

(859) 276-6809;





LEXINGTON, Ky. - Join exercise rider and horse welfare advocate Alex Brown for this week's edition of "Talkin' Horses" at on Thursday, June 26, at noon EDT (9:00 a.m. PDT), sponsored by Brown has worked in horseracing on-and-off in North America for 20 years during which time he spent most of this time working at the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland. He also runs, a site that initially focused on Barbaro's recovery but later shifted its focus to address Barbaro's ongoing legacy and other key issues, including horse rescue and horse slaughter.


Brown currently lives in Canada where he is an exercise rider for trainer Steve Asmussen. He also has worked at Penn National, Presque Isle Downs, Keeneland, Churchill Downs, and Sam Houston Race Park. He has worked on three synthetic surfaces: the Tapeta Footings surface at Fair Hill and the Polytrack at Keeneland and Woodbine. Brown is an unabashed advocate for these new surfaces.


During this year's Triple Crown season, his blog was among those featured on the New York Times' web site.


Brown has an MBA from the University of Delaware. He also taught Internet Marketing at the University of Delaware in 1997. In addition, Brown also worked at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for seven years, and at a boutique consulting firm,, for two years. He has been a co-founder of a number of enterprises. He is originally from the United Kingdom.


How to participate in the "Talkin' Horses"/ask questions:

Questions for Alex Brown can be submitted in advance now or during the online discussion by going to The same Internet address will also carry "Talkin' Horses" webcast on Thursday. "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 EST 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


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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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