FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
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STEVE HASKIN TO BE THURSDAY'S GUEST ON BLOODHORSE.COM "TALKIN' HORSES"
Lexington, KY - Steve Haskin, senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse, will be the online guest on Thursday, April 17, at noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT) for this week's edition of BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" www.BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses sponsored by TrueNicks.com. With only 18 days remaining until this year's 134th "Run for the Roses," Haskin, an award-winning turf writer renowned for his Kentucky Derby commentary and Triple Crown coverage, will take an insightful look at this year's crop of hopefuls.
During his nearly three decades at Daily Racing Form, Haskin made a name with his "Derby Watch" columns. In addition, he has won five Red Smith Awards for his Kentucky Derby coverage and is the author of Tales from the Triple Crown, a new release from Eclipse Press that will be available on April 21. Haskin has also written Horse Racing's Holy Grail - The Epic Quest for the Kentucky Derby and biographies of Dr. Fager, John Henry, and Kelso-all published by Eclipse Press. Pre-orders for Tales from the Triple Crown can be made through ExclusivelyEquine.com, where Haskin's other books are also available.
How to participate in the BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses"/ask questions:
Questions for Steve Haskin 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 Thursday. 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 ET on Thursday. Each edition of BloodHorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is archived online and available 24/7 for later reading.
For more information, visit: BloodHorse.com/TalkinHorses.
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