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April 2021 print


The  April 2021 issue of BloodHorse features 132 pages including:

  • Turf Rules The Maker’s Mark Mile is the cornerstone of an increasingly prestigious turf program at Keeneland. Complementing it are turf races ranging from sprints to 1 1/16 mile - by Meredith Daugherty
  • Bob Baffert’s Many Roads to the Derby Bob Baffert has an undeniable talent for identifying classic potential in young horses and mapping out individual campaigns to have horses ready for the first Saturday in May – by Tracy Gantz
  • Bold Course Aidan Butler is charged with bringing The Stronach Group’s properties in MD, FL and CA into the future while focusing on animal welfare and helping horsemen – by Lenny Shulman
  • Special Delivery Foaling personnel at Summer Wind Farm bring skill and passion to the job of helping to deliver royally bred Thoroughbreds - by Michele Macdonald
  • The Business of Racing Attracting and keeping labor remain a key challenge for Thoroughbred racing and breeding. Trainers, farm owners, and regulators weigh in on the issue – by Frank Angst
  • Why It Worked Committing to Tapit has paid dividends for Godolphin in Essential Quality –by Eric Mitchell
  • BloodHorse MarketWatch Freshman sires are at a disadvantage when it comes to their AEI’s – by Eric Mitchell
  • In Our Time Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons seeks answers to today’s questions through history while weighing how to fit into the evolving landscape of Maryland breeding and racing.
  • America’s Best Racing It took jockey Herb McCauley nine years of setbacks and determination to return to the saddle after a serious accident – John Piassek
  • Looking Back Needles helped put the Sunshine State on the map as a breeding and training center when he became the first Florida-bred to win the Run for the Roses – by Edward L. Bowen
  • Special Section: Real Estate – Central KY and elsewhere offer farms for all pocketbooks – by Evan Hammonds
  • HealthZone: Nutrition – Calorie intake and nutrient ratio are keys to feeding racehorses – by Amanda Duckworth
  • Letter from Europe As prominent Middle Eastern owners scale back, the impact on European racing and breeding remains uncertain – by Julian Muscat
  • Second Acts Jeane Mirabito’s legacy continues at Our Mims Retirement Haven – by Jeanie Esajian
  • What’s Going On Here BloodHorse changes format but not our dedication to the sport – by Evan Hammonds
  • Jay Hovdey: The Final Turn Trickle-Down Impact – Instead of investing in claiming game, racing should find another way

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