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February 2016 issue


You Gotta Have Faith
A young owner has big dreams and a tiny homebred
by Steve Montemarano
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'People Horse'
Go Get Lost raced in Mack Lobell's shadow, but shone as a Maryland stud
by Charlene Sharpe
Epic Journey
Young horseman gets stalled by the mob, and almost blown away
by Ulf Lindstrom


Director's Chair
Challenges and Goals: Looking forward to harness racing's future in 2016
by Ivan Axelrod

Under Wraps
One is the loneliest number: Single-shaft sulkies revolutionized the sport
by Tim Bojarski
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Trot Lines
I Have Often Wondered: What if the Meadowlands hadn't hosted harness racing on opening night?
by Bob Marks

Mutuel Feeling
Challenge to Courage: Don't spread too thin when playing horizontal bets

by Frank Cotolo

Betting With Bill
Sherlocking the Field: Handicapping class is fraught with nuance
by Bill McBride

Numbers by Hollywood
Super Sires

Here They Come
Donato  Hanover - Top Sire

Profile: Anthony Ciuffetelli
'Late Closer': Former prison guard looks for renewed career as a trainer
by M. Kelly Young

Profile: Remember Me VK
Racing in her Name: Top Delaware pacer is a fitting memorial
by Charlene Sharpe

Ask the Judge
Call it Off?: Winter weather can sometimes cause race cancellations
by Charlene Sharpe 

Tax Tips
Buying a Piece: The ins and outs of syndicates and fractional ownership
by John A. Cohan


Life After Racing
Horses and Husbands: Significant others have varying degrees of participation
by Charlotte Gelston
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Horse Care
Healing Squeeze: New treatment proves effective for dummy foals
by Kimberly French

Equine Clinic
Knotted Up: Pacing mare Tessa Seelster suffers from common colic issue
by Melissa Keith

Shoeing News
When to Wedge: Treating low heels is a touchy subject
by Steve Stanley
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First Turn
by T.J. Burkett

Starting Lines

Fast Track

Program Notes

In Memoriam>>

Horsemen's Shop

Advertisers' Index

Photo Finish

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