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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

Regional Differences - By Dan Liebman

Researching the leading regional sires of 2009, a coincidence was noted among the leading sires of the year in Maryland, California, and Florida: Not For Love, Unusual Heat, and Montbrook have more in common than being the leading sire in their respective states; they are also all members of the 1990 foal crop.... Read More

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