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June Issue Packed with Racing News, Results

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

All around TRJ territory, expect great racing under sunny skies. (And, if it’s cloudy, who minds a raindrop or two when there’s excitement in the air?)

Check out these highlights from our June issue:

  • Gallup Poll results reflect U.S. attitudes toward horse racing after Eight Belles tragedy

  • Features offer stories that put a human – or equine – face on current news stories:

    • “Feel the Love – An ‘Early Retirement’ for 12-Year-Old Northern Land” by his trainer, Linda Peterson

    • “Winner of the Very First Returns” tells the story of Dick Armstrong, winner of the inaugural Assiniboia Downs race 50 years ago, who was on hand to launch the next 50 years at the venerable track

    • Comment by Karen Svea Johnson: “An Industry Under Scrutiny”

  • Results, results, results—

    • Fort Pierre

    • Laurel Brown Racetrack

    • Rocky Mountain Turf Club

    • Canterbury Park

    • Bucking Horse Sale Meet

    • Assiniboia Downs

    • Washington: Walla Walla and Emerald Downs

    • Idaho: Gem County and Les Bois Park

    • Los Alamitos

  • …and news—

    • CHRB Investigates Scientific Games, Imposes Quick-Pick Ban

    • NTRA Launches Horseplayers’ Coalition

    • Juan Guiterrez Rides 500th Emerald Downs Winner

    • North Dakota Database Connects Horse Owners with Forage Sources

    • NDHP Inks Deal with Silks Corporation

    • Utah State University Condusting Equestrian Injury Survey

    • NTRA Board Urges Additional Industry Action on Equine Health and Safety

    • Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) Adopts Code of Conduct for Stewards and Judges

    • And much more!

  • As always, advertisements for the region’s top stallions, auctions, farms, and industry connections, and a jam-packed classified section filled with great deals

  • Stakes nomination forms, racing calendars, and up-to-date horsemen’s information

  • And--enjoy the final “crop” of 2008 baby pictures!

Remember to check our pages and our website for up-to-date and updated information, forms, and applications. For race dates and other track information, go to the Tracks/Info link at Then turn to the pages of The Racing Journal for behind-the-scenes and in-depth news about the events that drive our industry.

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