March 2018 Hoof Beats

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Features

Pace Setters
Honoring the Dan Patch Award winners of 2017
by Emily Real



Significant Season
Hannelore Hanover became fastest female trotter ever in awesome 2017 campaign
by Charlene Sharpe



She’s Coming Back
Ariana G–2017’s richest trotter–prepares for 2018 campaign
by Rich Fisher



Rule School
USTA Officials School prepares the next set of regulators
by Tom LaMarra




Departments

Here They Come
Artsplace’s perfect 1992 season

Numbers by Hollywood
Lessons in Proximity

Profile: Adriano Sorella
Money Talks: Flamboyant owner has ideas to attract more like him
by Dave Briggs

Profile: Pure Country
Unbroken Reign: Mare pacer is Dan Patch Awards ‘pure-fection’
by Melissa Keith

Life After Racing
Shattered Plans: Reliving a short, but memorable, drive
by Charlotte Gelston

Horse Care
Draining the Swamp: Dr. Leroy Coggins and his test have nearly eradicated equine infectious anemia
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Sham Wow: Free-for-all pacer Shamballa looks to race again
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Broodmare ICU: Diligence is key when treating post-foaling founder
by Steve Stanley


Columns

Opening Bid
Retrovation: Data can make old race office ideas new again
by Russell C. Williams

Under Wraps
Outdoorsman: Catching up with Ron Pierce
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Pride of Tar Heel: Tarquinius was a free-for-all monster in the mid-’60s
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
The Main Performer: Horse performance should be the main handicapping factor
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Keeping Track: 2017 records show higher-odds horses were a better value
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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