August 2018 Hoof Beats

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‘Great’ Grabs the Prize
The Great Darke County Fair is the 2018 Blue Ribbon Fair Award winner
by Keith Gisser
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A Seller’s Tips to Yearling Buyers
Just a few words of wisdom from the former yearling manager at Castleton Farm
by Richard G. Stone

Chasing the Dream
Domenico Cecere finds success and happiness in his transition to the U.S.
by Rich Fisher

Time to Chip
The USTA partners with Merck Animal Health for microchipping program
by Kimberly French




Press Pass
Day of Honors Racing and awards highlight annual Hall of Fame day at Goshen

Profile: Quicksilvercandy
Ageless Wonder At 14 years young, Quicksilvercandy A is still showing rivals her heels
by Brian Mazurek

Profile: Alarm Detector
Sound the Alarm Canadian champion Alarm Detector commences sophomore campaign
by Melissa Keith

Profile: Milton Smith
Hambo Hero Veteran trainer breaks color barrier to win 1993 Hambletonian
by Steve Montemarano

Life After Racing
Magic Carpet Ride Retired trotter Think Gold transports his owner back in time
by Jane Meggitt

Time Machine
The Hat Man from Connecticut Harrison Hoyt was the first amateur driver to capture the Hambletonian
by Robert Temple

Horse Care
Boom or Bust Do biotin supplements aid in hoof health?
by Toby Raymond

Equine Clinic
Robotic Reveal Innovative CT imaging responsible for Rodeo Romeo’s successful return to the track
by Charlene Sharpe

Shoeing News
All in the Trim Why trimming a hoof is essential to the shoeing process
by Steve Stanley


Director’s Chair
Lessons Learned What can we extract from other industries to improve our own?
by Ivan Axelrod

Under Wraps
Staking a Claim Will claiming contests continue as the horse population declines?
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
The Best Bid Never Made When coming in second turns out to be the winning move
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Potent PPs Past performances are essential for excellent handicapping
by Frank Cotolo

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

Fast Track

Here They Come

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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