Monday, February 25, 2008

Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing

Blood-Horse Publications

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Lexington, KY - Steven Roman, Ph.D., creator of the "Dosage Index," a technique for classifying Thoroughbred pedigrees according to aptitudinal type, will be the online guest on Thursday, Feb. 28, at noon ET for this week's edition of "Talkin' Horses" sponsored by Dr. Roman is an internationally recognized authority on the relationship between Thoroughbred pedigree and racing performance. He is also the author of Dosage: Pedigree and Performance, published in 2003. Dr. Roman was also named as one of the ten most influential people in 20th century Thoroughbred handicapping by Daily Racing Form.


Dr. Romans has been involved in the horse industry for more than 30 years as an owner, breeder and early-stage trainer of performance and conformation show horses and more than 20 years in the Thoroughbred racing business as an owner, consultant, writer and educator. He has also authored 53 U.S. agricultural and animal health chemical patents.


Dr. Roman's Dosage: Pedigree & Performance Web site offers an in-depth explanation of his theories plus articles, videos, galleries, and other items related to his Thoroughbred studies.


How to participate in the "Talkin' Horses"/ask questions:
Questions for Steven Roman 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 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 the new


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