September 2018 Hoof Beats

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Features

One for the Girls
Atlanta becomes the first filly since 1996 to win the Hambletonian
by Kimberly French



Cream of the Crop
Supersonic Sebastian K heads first-crop yearling sires of 2018
by Dean A. Hoffman



Born Free
Pacing is no artificial gait for these stars
by Melissa Keith



Place Your Bets
What impact will sports betting have on horse racing?
by Tom LaMarra



‘Shadow’ Reigns Supreme
Shadow Play overcomes the odds for a heroic Jug triumph
by Howie Trainor

 


Departments

Stories

Profile: Propulsion
Power Player Propulsion excels in Europe after a modest beginning in the U.S.
by Melissa Keith

Profile: Fred Nichols
Into the Sunset Fred Nichols retires this year after decades of service to Bangor Raceway and Maine harness racing
by Marvin Pave

Life After Racing
Prized Possession Retired
 Standardbred satisfies woman’s lifelong goal of owning a horse
by Charlotte Gelston

Horse Care
Read the Tag How you feed and what you feed directly impacts your horse’s speed
by Toby Raymond

Equine Clinic
Proving the Point Truthaboutnickster seeks to fulfill her destiny after battling health issues
by Charlene Sharpe

Shoeing News
Less Is More Be sparing when trimming the sole with a hoof knifeHambletonian
by Steve Stanley


Voices

Opening Bid
What-Do-We-Look-Like Marketing Are we doing the right things to promote the sport?
by Russell C. Williams

Under Wraps
Buying Down Under Some tips from Ron Cushing on purchasing horses from the Southern Hemisphere
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Greatness Does Not Guarantee Greatness There is no hard and fast rule to determining what makes an outstanding broodmare
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Information Overload How much knowledge is too much?
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Talkin’ Terms A reference guide for the terminology of harness racing handicapping
by Bob Gardner


In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

Here They Come

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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