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March 6, 2021 - Midwest/Canada: Building on Momentum

  • March 02, 2021
  • File Size 1.5MB

After finding a way in 2020, Nebraska racing sees opportunity through casino gaming By Amanda Duckworth IN ADDITION TO the normal chaos of opening weekend, Fonner Park CEO Chris Kotulak and his head of... Download

February 13, 2021 - Southwest: Mighty Good

  • February 09, 2021
  • File Size 1MB

For nearly two decades, Mighty Acres has been among the leading breeding operations in the Southwest By Denis Blake IN A BUSINESS where a head bob at the track or a foaling issue at the farm can dramatically... Download

February 13, 2021 - Southeast: Sunshine Start

  • February 09, 2021
  • File Size 820.5kB

Journeyman Stud-based Khozan rockets to top of Florida sires list By Cynthia McFarland IN A WORLD of dramatically different opinions and varied perspectives, numbers don't lie. Download this week's... Download

February 6, 2021 - Midwest/Canada: From the Ground Up

  • February 02, 2021
  • File Size 760kB

With Blazing Meadows, horseman Tim Hamm enjoying success in Ohio and beyond By Meredith Daugherty IN THE LIFE cycle of any construction project, there always are five key phases: initiation, planning,... Download

January 23, 2021 - West Coast: At Home at Horse Haven

  • January 20, 2021
  • File Size 2.1MB

California owner Alexander stays close to his Thoroughbreds By Tracy Gantz FOR SOMEONE WHO plays the claiming game frequently and successfully, California breeder/owner Nick Alexander is surprisingly sentimental... Download

January 23, 2021 - Southeast: Lifetime Commitment

  • January 20, 2021
  • File Size 1.4MB

Sally Andersen, River Mist Farm make impact breeding in Florida By Cynthia McFarland WHEN SALLY J. ANDERSEN received the 2019 Needles Award for her accomplishments as a Florida breeder, it affirmed more... Download

January 16, 2021 - Mare Health: Early Start

  • January 12, 2021
  • File Size 1.1MB

Mare Health —EarlyStart by Amanda Duckworth FOR A THOROUGHBRED MARE the ability to become pregnant reliably and deliver a foal safely is ket to being a productive member of a broodmare band. Download this... Download

January 9, 2021 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: New Level

  • January 05, 2021
  • File Size 2.6MB

Vequist raises the national profile of trainer Butch Reid By Bob Ehalt IT WAS LATE DECEMBER when Dr. Whitney Reid Fink heard someone mention the Breeders' Cup, and her mind played a trick on her. Download... Download

January 2, 2021 - Southwest: Oaks Trail

  • December 29, 2020
  • File Size 1.8MB

The road to the Kentucky Oaks of late runs through Fair Grounds By Evan Hammonds THE YEAR 2020 was definitely one to expect the unexpected. The insular world of Thoroughbred breeding and racing was no... Download

December 12, 2020 - West Coast: Rising from the Ashes

  • December 15, 2020
  • File Size 1.6MB

Oakhurst Farm became a hub for Oregon wildfire evacuees By Eric Mitchell WILDFIRES ARE RARE in Oregon, so when one erupted before dawn in early September, Silverton mayor Kyle Palmer was more curious than... Download

December 12, 2020 - Southeast: In Good Hands

  • December 15, 2020
  • File Size 1.6MB

Peter Brant builds on Payson Park's winning legacy By Cynthia McFarland IT'S THE RARE individual who is both willing and able to step up to change the course of fate. It would appear that Payson... Download

December 5, 2020 - Southwest: Hopeful in Houston

  • December 01, 2020
  • File Size 5.2MB

Sam Houston Race Park and Texas racing are on the rise By Denis Blake THE NAMESAKE of Sam Houston Race Park is known for his role as one of the leaders of the Texas Revolution, which resulted in the formation... Download

November 14, 2020 - West Coast: New View

  • November 22, 2020
  • File Size 390.4kB

Diagnostic equipment at Santa Anita Park aids equine safety By Tracy Gantz WHEN SANTA ANITA Park finished its recent fall meeting without a single equine fatality during the races or moning training, it... Download

November 14, 2020 - Feed: Nightmare Situation

  • November 22, 2020
  • File Size 1.1MB

Feed —Nightmare Situation by Amanda Duckworth ONE OF THE CORNERSTONES of good horsemanship is a proper feeding schedule. Figuring out the right feed for any horse is important and something many take pride... Download

October 31, 2020 - Vaccines: Stick to the Schedule

  • October 27, 2020
  • File Size 994.3kB

Vaccines —Stick to the Scheduled by Amanda Duckworth IN A ROUNDUP of key words from 2020, "vaccine" is likely to make almost any list. Thankfully, when it comes to horses, equine vaccination... Download

September 12, 2020 - Grooming: Brushing Up On Basics

  • September 15, 2020
  • File Size 1.6MB

Grooming —Brushing Up On Basics by Amanda Duckworth GROOMING IS PERHAPS the most basic staple of good horse management, and in Thoroughbred racing, few know horses better than their grooms. Download this... Download

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