Hoof Beats January 2021


Simply the Best
Perfect Sting is the only undefeated freshman male pacer to win the Breeders Crown
by Ken Weingartner

Back on Track
Oak Grove sets the stage for the future of harness racing in Kentucky
by Tom LaMarra

Party Girl Hill paces her way into history
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Seeing Triple
Four horses captured an Ohio Triple Crown in the same season
by Jay Wolf


Profile: Custom Cantab
Belle of the Barn
Indiana champion Custom Cantab prepares for her second career
by Rose Flood

Profile: Gerry Sarama
Special Touch
Gerry Sarama is still going strong after more than five decades in the sport
by Tim Bojarski

Industry Trends
Playing It Safe
Biosecurity measures are essential for healthy horses and humans
by Katie Navarra

Life After Racing
Rockin and Rolling
Rockin Redford embarks on second career in racking
by Megan Rider

Equine Clinic
Heart and Soul
Gwen Vernon receives a new name after nearly losing a battle with choke
by Hope Ellis-Ashburn

Spotlight On: M. Kelly Young
Kelly Young’s childhood experiences are the backbone of her career
by Rich Fisher

Winner’s Circle
Patience Pays Off
Illinois horsemen enjoying the ride of a lifetime
by David Brink

Greener Pastures
A Better Place
Hoof Beats remembers the horses who left us in 2020
compiled by Kimberly French

Horse Care
Quick Fix
Cryopreserved cartilage chips may aid in surgical repair of equine joints
by Allison Armstrong Rehnborg

Shoeing News
Baby Steps
Conformational corrections early on pay dividends in the long run
by Steve Stanley

2020 Editorial Index


The Long View
by TC Lane
Unsung Heroes
USTA ID technicians deserve their just due

Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Happy Birthday
Why do all Standardbreds celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1?

Modern Marketing
by Evan Pattak
Tried and True
These techniques are still effective if you pick your spots

Food for Thought
by Tom LaMarra
Setting the Standard
The Model Rules of Racing provide a framework for regulating the sport

Financial Matters
by Normand R. Fluet Jr.
Full House
Setting financial ground rules if your adult child is moving back home

In Every Issue

First Over

Starting Lines

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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