Hoof Beats January 2024


Touching Royalty
The Hall of Champions at Lexington’s Kentucky Horse Park lets visitors meet the sport’s stars
by James Witherite

Safety First
Outriders protect drivers and horses with a reliable mix of quick thinking, fast reflexes and fearlessness
interviews conducted by James Witherite



Profile: M-M’s Dream
Better With Age
M-M’s Dream excelling far beyond the Hoosier State
by James Platz

Profile: Kenny Livengood
Livin’ Good
New Northfield race caller finding his groove
by Ed DeRosa

Life After Racing
Chillin’ Out
Former pacer find love and sense of stability at new home
by Megan Rider

Horse Care
Close Watch
Managing high-risk pregnancies can be challenging but also rewarding
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Baby Care
Be prepared for the risks that can threaten a newborn foal
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Shoeing News
Barefoot Standards
Racing a shoeless horse takes careful planning and preparation
by Steve Stanley


Watching the Wheels
by Mike Tanner
High Stakes
Harness racing’s future hinges on success of Racehorse Health and Safety Act

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Weathering the Storm
Jerry Johnson keeps them racing through the winter at Northfield Park

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
Trickle-Down Effect
Changes in gaming market affect racing opportunities

In Every Issue

Through the Binoculars

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish


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