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April Issue Touts Journal Karma!


April 1, 2008     E-mail this page to a friend!

On our April cover, The Racing Journal celebrates the return to the Northwest of 4-year-old Washington-bred filly—and winner of The Racing Journal Purse at Emerald Downs on May 13—Bury The Hatchet.





Also in our April issue:

  • Fun features:


    • Help for your Kentucky Derby party: Emmy-award-winning Food Network chef Bobby Flay teams up with Churchill Downs Incorporated to present Derby party recipes, menu ideas, and invitations.

    • An update on the Hennegan brothers’ indie-flick documentary “The First Saturday in May”

    • Mare-Watch Reading: our review of Eric Floyd’s new book, “The Backstretch: My First Decade Playing the Game.”


  • News you can use:


    • The third part in Janet DelCastillo’s three-part series “Backyard Training Pays Off”

    • News from the second Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit

    • Equine health news: WSU Vets Studying Navicular Treatments


  • People in the news:


    • Montanan Joyce McDonald receives AQHA Merle Wood Humanitarian Award

    • Newly inducted Idaho Quarter Horse Hall of Fame trainer Kenny McReynolds gears up for another season on the backstretch


  • Horses in the news:


    • Canadian Champion distance horse Bizzy Bud

    • Everybody’s springtime favorite: baby pictures!


  • Plus results late-winter racing from Los Alamitos, Portland Meadows, and Fonner Park