Hoof Beats July 2019


The Highest Honor: Twelve people to enter the Hall of Fame

Pursuing His Passion
Blair Burgess’ love for horses places him in the Hall of Fame
by Melissa Keith

‘Giant’ Achievement
Ted Gewertz enters the Hall of Fame for his various contributions to the sport
by Kimberly French

People, Places and Things
Joe Holloway cherishes the connections he has made
by Ken Weingartner

Highway to the Hall
Jerry Silverman’s journey places him in the Hall of Fame
by Ken Weingartner

Linda Toscano is the first female trainer to enter the Hall of Fame
by Rich Fisher

The Wingman
Ted Wing enters the Hall of Fame after more than five decades in the sport
by Robert Temple

Immortals Hall of Fame

The Equine Elite
Six horses inducted into the Hall of Fame

Beat the Drum
Art Major enters the Hall of Fame after a sterling career on and off the track
by Charlene Sharpe

Hail to the Chief
Captaintreacherous enters the Hall of Fame
by Matt Dorsey

Ageless Wonder
Foiled Again enters Hall of Fame immediately upon retirement
by Charlene Sharpe

Living Horse Hall of Fame Broodmares + Immortals Hall of Fame

Tools of the Trade
Trainers use many different methods to prepare their horses
Part two of a two-part roundtable conducted by Ken Weingartner


Profile: Dave Little
For Love of the Game
Dave Little has enjoyed every moment of his involvement in harness racing
by Matt Dorsey

Profile: Mark Hall
Magic Man
Mark Hall is more than worthy of entry into the Hall of Fame
by Dan Leary and Mark Hall

Life After Racing:
A Groom’s Love
Heather Lackey has transitioned from grooming horses to rehoming and retraining them
by Megan Arszman

Equine Clinic
True Grit
Beautiful Sin overcomes a significant tendon injury to race again
by Kimberly French

Horse Care
Terrible Ticks
Lyme disease is on the rise and can be difficult to diagnose
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Flappers and Frogs
Flip flops are commonly used to protect a horse’s hoof
by Steve Stanley


Under Wraps
by Tim Bojarski
Harder Than It Appears
Broadcaster Dave Brower gives a behind-the-scenes look at covering the Hambletonian and Little Brown Jug

The Statistical Edge
by Bob Gardner
Assessing Value
Owning horses is not all that different than handicapping them

In Every Issue

First Over

Reader Forum

Starting Lines

Here They Come

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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