April 2018 Hoof Beats

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Features

Big Cheese
Manchego leads Hoof Beats Comprehensive Predictive Trotting Rankings
by T.J. Burkett



Fly Away Home
Unbeaten filly Manchego has talent and luck on her side
by Rich Fisher



Time Traveler | View Video
Fourth Dimension gives young trainer big Hambo hopes
by Lauren Lee

 

Well Met | View Video
Team Miller think a healthy Met’s Hall could do big things
by Nicholas Oakes



Hannelorious | View Dan Patch Awards Video
Hannelore Hanover named Horse of the Year at Dan Patch Awards banquet
photos by Mark Hall




Departments

Here They Come
Nevele Pride tops 1968 Trotting Experimental Rankings

Numbers by Hollywood
All about Albatross

USTA Focus
Help for Horses: USTA CEO proposes industry-wide horse aftercare initiative at annual meeting
by T.J. Burkett

Profile: Michelle Hogan
Capturing Racing’s Color: Acclaimed artist has lived her dream–twice
by Toby Raymond

Profile: Trottin Troy
Bright Spot: Claiming trotter helps couple through tough time
by Charlene Sharpe

Life After Racing
New Life of the Party: Pacing gelding makes believers out of ‘breed snobs’
by Dot Morgan

Horse Care
Big Steps: Major medical advances help ensure a foal has a healthy first month
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Traumatic Experience: Pacing stallion Prince Sharka recovers from gruesome accident to race and breed
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
The Need for Correction: How to decide if–and when–a foal needs corrective trimming
by Steve Stanley


Columns

Watching the Wheels
An Industry-Wide Effort: Introducing the Standardbred Aftercare Alliance
by Mike Tanner

Under Wraps
Best Budd: Doble trained some of the 19th century’s fastest trotters
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Level to Level: The pros and cons of mismatched matings
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Post Haste: Handicappers have disdained outside starting spots for decades
by Frank Cotolo


In Every Issue

First Turn
A letter from the editor

Starting Lines
News items from the USTA and around the harness racing world

Fast Track

Program Notes
Who’s making news

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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