Hoof Beats – July 2017

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Calm, Cool, and Collected'Calm, Cool, and Collected'
Driver Brian Sears to enter Hall of Fame
by Nicholas Oakes



America's SweetheartAmerica's Sweetheart
Goldsmith Maid captivated racing fans in the sport's infancy
by Willy Klaeson



For SaleFor Sale
Getting a yearling ready for auction requires attention to detail
by Marvin Pave



Numbers by Hollywood
Mr. Goshen

Here They Come
‘Heaven’ to the Hall

Profile: Fox Valley Monika
Name Recognition: Hall of Fame broodmare inductee produced from multiple matings
by Charlene Sharpe

Profile: Gordon Waterstone
‘Result of Faith’: Communicators Hall of Fame inductee is an innovative publicist and well-informed writer
by Tim Bojarski

Profile: Steve Wolf
Dream Realized: Communicators Hall of Fame inductee nears 40 years of promoting the sport
by Tim Bojarski

Press Pass
‘War Horse’: Timoko upsets in Elitlopp: Resolve finishes third
by Wily Klaeson

Life After Racing
Everything in Its Place: Smart Standardbreds notice changes in their environment
by Charlotte Gelston

Industry Trends
‘To Risk Claim, or Not Risk Claim’: A Shakespearean view of claiming and certain conditioned races
by David Siegel

Horse Care
Get Smart: Wearable technology monitors horse health when you can’t
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
‘Learning Together’: Lolli Drops recovers from life threatening sesamoid injury
by Kimberly French

Breeding Shed
Defining Due Dates: New milk testing analysis system could better predict foaling
by Howie Trainor

Shoeing News
Doing the Twist: ‘Hock wringing’ is unnatural but treatable
by Steve Stanley


Watching the Wheels
Our Sport’s Attic: July is the time for a pilgrimage to Goshen
by Mike Tanner

Under Wraps
Longest Shot: Holborn Hanover made Meadowlands Pace History
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
The Way They Were: A look at last century’s top two-gait sires
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
The Kelly Criterion: Using calculus to optimize your bankroll
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Put ‘Em on the Front End: Form handicapping vs trip handicapping
by Bob Gardner

In Every Issue

First Turn
A letter from the editor

Reader Forum

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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