July 2018 Hoof Beats

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Features

‘Match Made in Heaven’
The Siegels’ love affair propels Jules’ enshrinement in Hall of Fame
by Chris Tully


The First Lady of International Trotting
Margareta Wallenius-Kleberg enshrined in Hall of Fame
by Dean A. Hoffman



Final Round
Foiled Again embarks on his curtain call in his last year of racing eligibility
by Tim Bojarski



Chutes and Ladders
1968 was a memorable year in America and harness racing
by Dean A. Hoffman

 


Departments

Stories

Profile: Cantab Hall 
Living Legend Cantab Hall enters the Living Horse Hall of Fame after a stellar career
by Lauren Lee

Profile: Western Ideal 
Ideal Induction Western Ideal overcomes long odds to enter Living Horse Hall of Fame
by Lauren Lee

Profile: Carl Becker 
Becker Belongs Carl Becker enters the Communicators Hall of Fame after a six-decade love affair with the sport
by Neil Milbert

Profile: Dave Briggs
In Rarified Air Hall of Fame inductee Dave Briggs possesses more hardware than Home Depot
by Neil Milbert

Time Machine
Don’t Give Up the Ghost Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame acts fast to preserve rare  racing artifact
by Emily Real

Life After Racing
Building Bonds ‘Blue’ and ‘Rhythm’ play their roles to perfection in establishing relationships with humans
by Charlotte Gelston with Elizabeth McHale

Horse Care
The Skinny on Super Fibers How to reduce digestive conditions by limiting high-density feed
by Toby Raymond

Equine Clinic
Against All Odds Orphan foal overcomes tragedy and physical setbacks en route to a miraculous recovery
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Writing on the Wall Hoof texture certainly tells a tale
by Steve Stanley


Voices

Watching the Wheels
Half Full or Half Empty? There are two sides to the sports betting story
by Mike Tanner

Under Wraps
How It All Began The legacy of Stephen G. Phillips
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Add It Up Is harness racing optimally utilizing statistics?
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Plenty of Power in Percentage Courageous handicappers pay attention to how often a trainer wins rather than the number of them
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Pros and Cons of Carryovers Carryovers possess plenty of appeal, but don’t fall in love
by Bob Gardner


In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

Fast Track

Here They Come

Program Notes

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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