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

December 2008 - Posts

Stake Holders - by Stacy Bearse

Magazine publishing has been described as a three-legged stool supported by the pillars of editorial, advertising, and audience development. The perch becomes precarious if the three legs aren't balanced. The core of the Thoroughbred industry can be thought of in a similar way.... Read More

Marked Down - by Dan Liebman

Just a few weeks ago, this column opined that some stud fees were coming down in 2009, but it was not enough. They needed to be reduced more. Since then, the Keeneland November sale has come and gone, the nearly 50% drop in gross clearly illustrating the global economic downturn has not only reached the Thoroughbred industry, but had a clear effect upon it.... Read More

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