November 2017 index

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Features


Slugfest
Snowstorm Hanover fights to win Kentucky Futurity
by T.J. Burkett
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Historical Site
Readville Trotting Park was home to the first 2:00 miles
by Robert Temple
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Nature vs. Nurture
Two decades later, embryo transfer still debated
by Lynne Snierson


Departments

Numbers by Hollywood
Legends of the Fall

Here They Come
Pulling Away

Profile: Dan Ater
Picture of Courage: Unassuming trainer enjoying a career year despite battling cancer
by Steve Montemarano 

Profile: VC Scooter
Blue-Collar Warrior: 14-year-old pacer winds down consistent racing career
by James Platz

Industry Trends
Game Changer: Off and Pacing racing app finds fertile ground on mobile devices
by Melissa Keith

Life After Racing
Who’s the Boss?: Herd hierarchy changes as new members are introduced
by Charlotte Gelston

Track Trends
More Cashing for Less Money: Lower wagering minimums have spurred debate
by Nicholas Oakes

Horse Care
Pulp Promise: Stem cells from bone marrow hold therapeutic possibilities
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Vaccination Complications: Pacing filly Blazin Britches fought for her life as a foal
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Two Axles: Lower limb alignment can be counterintuitive
by Steve Stanley


Columns

Director’s Chair
Your Voice Is Important: Share your thoughts on 2018 USTA rule change proposals
by Ivan Axelrod

Under Wraps
Triple Crown Triumph: Bret Hanover became pacing royalty in 1965
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Interstate Rivalries: Is it time for a national sire stakes championship?
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Hold the Line: Courageous wagering doesn’t always work out
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Losing Streaks: How to determine if you are in a skills slump or a luck slump
by Bob Gardner


In Every Issue

First Turn
A letter from the editor

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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