Hoof Beats – February 2023


2022 Driver & Trainer Report

Rewriting History
by James Witherite

Ron Burke Continues to Top $20 Million
by James Witherite

Brick by Brick
Chris Ryder built a career-best season in 2022
by Ken Weingartner



Profile: Matt Kakaley
The Mountain King
Matt Kakaley’s uphill battle to a career year
by Rich Fisher

Profile: Dean Magee
‘Each Day is a Blessing’
Dean Magee reinvents himself
by Kimberly A. Rinker

Profile: Shawn Steacy
Reaching New Heights
Shawn Steacy’s lifelong journey to a career-best 2022
by Rich Fisher

Life After Racing
A New Lease on Life
Pacer thriving under saddle—15 years removed from the races
by Megan Rider

Horse Care
Joints in Jeopardy
A closer look at osteochondritis dissecans
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Shoeing News
Foaling Season Farriery
Frequent inspections can allow for positive intervention
by Steve Stanley


The Long View
by TC Lane
Is Your Track Prepared?
Detailed, up-to-date plans for handling racing accidents are a must for every racing venue

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Same-Day Shipping
When they absolutely, positively have to be there

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
Small Wonder
Harness racing in the First State enjoying renewed interest

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Starting Gate

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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