May 2018 Hoof Beats

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Candy Coins
Youaremycandygirl leads Hoof Beats Comprehensive Predictive Pacing Rankings
by T.J. Burkett
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No. 17 – Done Well

Honey Honey
World champion Youaremycandygirl showed some sweet speed at 2
by Nicholas Oakes

Stylin’ and Profilin’
Dan Patch winner Lost In Time has found his place
by Keith Gisser
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Still Hungry
Breeders Crown winner Stay Hungry is back for seconds
by Melissa Keith
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Profile: Precious Sarah
’Motherly Instinct’ Midwest broodmare just kept on producing
by James Platz

Profile: Stephane Bouchard
Remarkably Resilient Prolific driver becomes USTA ID technician
by Steve Montemarano

Industry Trends
Pay to Play Starting fees (even in overnights!) help pay for testing in New York
by Nicholas Oakes

Life After Racing
Finding the Right Match Herd hierarchy changes as the herd changes
by Charlotte Gelston

Horse Care
Small but Deadly Enterococcus bacteria can be fatal to foals
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Procure Air Champion trotting gelding Pinkman battles multiple throat issues
by Kimberly French

Shoeing News
Visual Signs Take time to observe, then act, when confronted with potential issues
by Steve Stanley


Director’s Chair
What Does Success Look Like? An update on the marketing of our sport
by Ivan Axelrod

Under Wraps
Bare Backside Decline of on-track stabling means more horsemen must hit the road
by Tim Bojarski

Trot Lines
Coming of Age onGait auction service brings bidding to the internet
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Return Post Courageous bettors sensationalize on the post position stigma
by Frank Cotolo

The Statistical Edge
Watch It Again Race replays are invaluable and easier than ever to obtain
by Bob Gardner

Also in this issue:

Treasurer’s Report

In Every Issue

First Turn
A letter from the editor

Starting Lines
News items from the USTA and around the harness racing world

Numbers by Hollywood

Fast Track

Here They Come

Program Notes
Who’s making news

In Memoriam

Horsemen’s Shop

Advertisers’ Index

Photo Finish

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