Hoof Beats October 2017

Hoof Beats October 2017
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Features

No Chance of PassingNo Chance of Passing
Filibuster Hanover wires field in Little Brown Jug final
by T.J. Burkett
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Sold DebutSolid Debut
U.S. representative Marcus Miller finishes third in World Driving Championship
by Howie Trainor
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Feisty FillyFeisty Filly
Fifty years later, Art Hult remembers his Kentucky Futurity victory with Speed Model
by Dean A. Hoffman

 

End of Era

End of an Era
Racing’s greatest driver hangs up the lines
by Dave Briggs
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Departments

Numbers by Hollywood
Octoburst

Here They Come
Top Duo

Profile: Eugene Landy and Jim Porter
Fruitful Relationship: Owner and trainer celebrate 40 years of racing together
by Charlene Sharpe

Profile: Grecale As
Good as He’s Ever Been: 14-year-old trotter shows no signs of slowing down
by Charlene Sharpe

Industry Trends
Bragging Rights: Cal Expo Fantasy Harness League puts bettors’ eyes on California
by Nicholas Oakes

Life After Racing
The Lost and Found Trail: Sometimes horseback is the best vantage point
by Charlotte Gelston

Horse Care
Helping Horses Heal Themselves: Platelet-rich plasma holds promise for treating musculoskeletal disorders
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Rest is Best: Sintra overcomes P1 fracture to compete in free-for-all pacing class at 4
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Limb Support: A look at the equine structures supported by shoes
by Steve Stanley

USTA Focus
2018 Proposed Rule and Bylaw changes


Columns

Watching the Wheels
Confront Reality: Sobering exchanges from the World Trotting Conference
by Mike Tanner

Under Wraps
Winds of Change: Hawthorne Race Course takes over as Chicago’s harness venue
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Stalling Is Significant: A professional consignor puts much thought into yearling stalls at sales
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Betting the Fourth Choice: Courageous wagering pays off in action
by Frank Cotolo

 


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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