Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing

Blood-Horse Publications

(859) 276-6809; rbolson@bloodhorse.com





Lexington, Ky. - Join author, breeder, and New York Times' blogger Jim Squires for a special Friday pre-Preakness edition of BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" at BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses sponsored by TrueNicks.com, on Friday, May 16, at noon EST (9:00 a.m. PST).


Squires is a contributing blogger to "The Rail" on the nytimes.com Sports section and is the breeder of five graded stakes winners, including Monarchos, winner of the 2001 Kentucky Derby. He is an owner of Two Bucks Farm in Versailles, Ky, and manager of Two Bucks Stable, which has eight horses in training. During his previous career as a journalist, Squires was the Chicago Tribune's Washington D.C. bureau chief during the Watergate scandal. He went on to become editor of the Orlando Sentinel (a Tribune-owned paper) and the editor of the Chicago Tribune. After leaving the Tribune in 1988, Squires lectured at Harvard University, authored three books, and was Ross Perot's campaign spokesman when the Texas  businessman ran for President in 1992 as the Reform Party candidate.


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

Questions for Jim Squires can be submitted in advance now or during the online discussion by going to BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses. The same Internet address will also carry BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" webcast on Friday. BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is sponsored by TrueNicks.com 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 BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses at noon EST on Friday. Each edition of BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is archived online and available 24/7 for later reading.



For more information, visit: BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses.


About BloodHorse.com:

BloodHorse.com 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 BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" weekly feature, there is something for all Thoroughbred racing professionals and enthusiasts. BloodHorse.com 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 TheHorse.com, StallionRegister.com, ExclusivelyEquine.com, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications, BloodHorseNOW.com, and TrueNicks.com.


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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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