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

August 2008 - Posts

Paint By Numbers - by Dan Liebman

Based on Reports of Mares Bred, The Jockey Club recently announced its projection of the foal crop of 2009 as 35,400, which would represent a 3.3% decline from the estimated 36,600 foals of 2008.... Read More

Star Power - by Dan Liebman

Just three months after it was announced he was being pensioned, Storm Cat was represented by the top price Aug. 5 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale. How fitting.... Read More

Sinking the Pirates - by Dan Liebman

Countless industries are experiencing the pirating of their products, all made possible because of the Internet. Thoroughbred racing has no idea how many people are pirating signals of races and accepting wagers on them.... Read More

Policy Play - by Dan Liebman

The Breeders' Cup took important steps last week to help ensure the integrity of its races, while at the same time prodding those states not already on board to hurry and establish steroid policies for tracks its racing authority regulates.... Read More

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