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Blood-Horse editorial commentary on Thoroughbred racing issues, people, horses and more

Growth is Good - By Evan Hammonds

For the last few years the mainstream press has told us Thoroughbred racing needs a Triple Crown winner, another Seabiscuit, a "big horse," to save racing. While that type of singular sensation might elevate attendance at one track for one day, say a horse bidding for the Triple Crown or a bona fide star such as Zenyatta or Rachel Alexandra, one athlete does not a sport make.... Read More

Get Specific - By Dan Liebman

Owners should question The Jockey Club, the racetracks, and the leaders of the Welfare and Safety Summit because the release from The Jockey Club said it agreed with the racetracks to "not provide statistics that identify specific participants, including racetracks, horses, or persons."... Read More

Showdown - By Eric Mitchell

Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta couldn't share Horse of the Year honors, but the fans of both outstanding females should be thrilled. Not only will both be racing this year, the owners are already talking about hooking up.... Read More

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