Hoof Beats April 2020


Lady Is a Champ
Shartin N rewrites the history book as Horse of the Year
by Melissa Keith

Sneak Preview
A comprehensive look at some of this year’s 3-year-olds
by Ken Weingartner

Prince Charming
Tall Dark Stranger provides a fairytale season for his connections
by Rich Fisher


Profile: Drew Monti
Rambling Man
Drew Monti makes the most of every opportunity
by Tim Bojarski

Profile: Lyons Sentinel
All Lyons Sentinel wants to do is win
by John Sacco

Life After Racing
Tried and True
Astaire Blue Chip lights up the life of his young owner
by Megan Rider

Horse Care

Crushing the Crown
What is equine coronavirus and is there cause for concern?
by Kimberly French

Healing Points
Joint injections can be used for many issues and in many ways
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Spotlight On: Shane Bowermaster
Second-generation horseman returns to training horses after his father’s death
by Megan Arszman

Shoeing News
The Shape of Interference
Hooves usually have a specific distortion for each type of interference
by Steve Stanley


Watching the Wheels
by Mike Tanner
Two Days in March
Coronavirus and an FBI investigation sent shockwaves throughout the sport

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Master Craftsman
Ryan Napierala is responsible for maintaining the racing surface at The Meadowlands

Modern Marketing
by Evan Pattak
Pitching Media
Does it make sense to place harness racing stories in mainstream media?

Blinkers Off
by James Witherite
Inquiries Under Review
Should judges’ rulings be explained in greater depth?

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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