Hoof Beats April 2022


Horse of the Year
Test Of Faith fourth sophomore pacing filly to earn honors
by Gordon Waterstone

Owner of the Year
Trotting fillies Bella Bellini, Venerable give David McDuffee a year to remember in 2021
by Gordon Waterstone



Profile: Jim Beviglia
Soundtracks of Life
Pocono announcer’s passion for music infiltrates his race calls
by Ken Weingartner

Profile: Matt Morrison
Jumping in Big
Businessman looking for diversion embraces harness racing
by Tim Bojarski

Horse Care
Pasture Management 101
Learn your land’s role in nurturing horses
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Life After Racing
A Glorious Retirement
Racing warrior now riding trails and learning new talents
by Megan Rider

Pedigree Profile
A Bloodline Legacy
Who is Sam Williams? The influence of an American trotter in France
by Lisa Harkema

Shoeing News
Yes or No?
Using borium can be beneficial, but analysis needed
by Steve Stanley


Opening Bid
by Russell Williams
An Oversight Leads to No Oversight
Congress left something out of HISA: accountability

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Fan, Promoter
Todd Haight’s retirement marks the end of an era at Batavia Downs

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
Murky Waters
Unanswered questions about HISA cloud regulation of racing

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