Hoof Beats September 2020



So Surreal
Ramona Hill’s Hambletonian triumph is a dream come true for her owners
by Ken Weingartner and Kimberly French

Eye Catching
These stallions merit attention when their first crop of yearlings sells this season
by Dean A. Hoffman

Freeze Frame
Track photographers are an essential component in harness racing coverage—Part 2 of 2
by Jay Wolf


Profile: Cost Effective
Cost Effective enriches the lives of senior citizens and disabled children
by Rich Fisher

Profile: The LeVan Family
Staying the Course
The LeVan family has been involved in Ohio racing for more than 50 years
by Jay Wolf

Equine Clinic
Back in Business
Charmbo Chrome recovers from hoof injury
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Life After Racing
The Power of Light
Little Brown Jug victor Michael’s Power excels in his second career
by Megan Rider

Spotlight On: Jim Avritt Sr.
Kentucky horseman lives life in the fast lane
by Anne Doolin

Horse Care
Surgical fracture repair offers hope to owners of racehorses
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Tech Savvy
Veterinary medicine continues to grow with new tools, tests and technologies
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Shoeing News
House of Straw
If the tubules in the hooves remain straight, they remain strong
by Steve Stanley


Director’s Chair
by Joe Faraldo
No tears shed at the requiem of blind reciprocity

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Full Flight
Niatross rewrote the history books during his Hall of Fame career

Modern Marketing
by Evan Pattak
Does racing need a marketing czar?

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
Getting a Handle
How do casino operations impact harness racing?

Financial Matters
by Normand R. Fluet Jr.
Fiscal Future
Now may be the time for a financial reassessment

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish


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