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A “Lion” of an Issue Blows Your Way in March!

March 2, 2008     E-mail this page to a friend!

What you’ll find in our March issue:

  • Heather Benson reveals how regional and niche breeding strengthens Thoroughbred lines in “Regional Stallions: Preservationists of the Breed”

  • Janet Del Castillo’s three-part introduction to her race-training methods continues with part 2 of “Backyard Training Pays Off!”

  • Garry Allison offers an update on an injured rider: “Jockey Laurina Bugeaud Beats Long Odds.” The TRJ “News Briefs” section also tracks jockey Jennifer Schmidt’s progress after a house fire destroyed her belongings.

  • Mare-Watch Reading: Karen Svea Johnson reviews Barbara D. Livingston’s More Old Friends—Visits With My Favorite Thoroughbreds.

  • Race results from Portland Meadows and Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • Dates, stakes, schedules for tracks and circuits across the northern midwest, intermountain west, and northwest U.S. and western provinces of Canada.

  • Year-end honors and awards from the TRJ territory.

  • News you can use:

    • Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series Expands to 49 Races, Adds Races at Emerald Downs and Internationally

    • 2008 Online Fact Book Available on The Jockey Club Website

    • The Homes for Horses Coalition Launches New Website

    • Emerald Downs launches The Prodigious Fund to assist Thoroughbred rescue, retirement, and rehabilitation

    • And much more--

  • Advertisements for the region’s top stallions, auctions, farms, and industry connections.

  • “Prepstress,” a painting by Karen Brenner for her “Beautiful Horses of Ohio” series, provides an example of the kind of subject she seeks for her newest project, “Beautiful Horses of Michigan.”

Check out our updated Tracks/Info link (, and turn the pages of The Racing Journal for behind-the-scenes and in-depth news about the events that drive our industry, including up-to-date and updated information, forms, and applications.

And, in addition to Karen Brenner’s lovely equine art, reproduced in full color, find great equine photos and candid snaps in this month’s pages.

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