Hoof Beats October 2020


Diamond Jubilee
Not even COVID-19 could diminish Captain Barbossa’s victory in the 75th anniversary of the Little Brown Jug
by Kimberly French

Back Home Again
As Harrah’s Hoosier Park prepares to host its second Breeders Crown, Hoof Beats looks back at the 2017 edition of the championship series
by Rose Flood

Where Are They Now?
For 75 years the Little Brown Jug trophy has been a staple of the sport
by Jay Wolf

Stands Alone
World champion Manchego is in her own league
by Ken Weingartner


Profile: Chris Page
Chris Page strives for success in areas of his personal and professional life
by John Sacco

Profile: Judy’s Gold Digger
Second Chance
Joe Pennacchio brings home the mare he has been seeking for years
by Rich Fisher

Horse Care
Harnessing Your Horse’s Brainpower
Learning how horses perceive the world can help riders and trainers
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Life After Racing
Perfect Beat
Most Fun Yet enjoys success in his second career as a mounted police horse
by Katie Navarra

Spotlight On: Kyler Banks
Young Minnesotan aims to promote and publicize harness racing
by Rich Fisher

Equine Clinic
Back in Business
Proof returns to racing following stress fracture
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Shoeing News
No Toe Joe
White line disease does not always make a horse lame but impacts performance
by Steve Stanley

USTA Focus

Proposed Rule Changes


The Long View
by TC Lane
We’ll Come to You
The USTA’s 2020 district meetings will be virtual so all members can attend

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
A President’s Passion
Ulysses S. Grant’s love of harness racing boosted its popularity in the U.S.

Modern Marketing
by Evan Pattak
Get to Know Your Apps (Part I)
Social media is an essential tool for marketing the sport

Blinkers Off
by James Witherite
Frozen in Time
Photo finish cameras capture images for time rather than space

Financial Matters
by Normand R. Fluet Jr.
Changing Gears
This may be the time for a Roth IRA conversion

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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