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April 5, 2009     E-mail this page to a friend!


What’s portable, packed with information, pretty, and provocative, too? The April issue of TRJ—The Racing Journal!

Fans and horsemen always find useful, interesting information and stories in the monthly issue of TRJ: in-depth stories, personality profiles, breeding news, and information about “all matters equine”! Our website updates events through the month, but the monthly publication is your best source for information on the racehorse.

Make sure you don’t miss an issue. Click http://www.theracingjournal.com/about/subscribe.php to start your subscription to The Racing Journal.

What you’ll discover in the April issue:

  • Horsemen and racehorses around the region win recognition for their work—see year-end awards for Alberta, Colorado, Idaho, North Dakota, and Washington—and you’ll see more results in the May issue!

  • Baby pictures are always a reader favorite! Check out the first of the season’s foals—and, yep, expect more in the May issue!

  • “Jim Hanson grabs for the early lead with Thoroughbreds in 2009,” by Orlando Guiterrez puts the spotlight on this veteran horseman who’s making waves early in the Los Al season

  • “Aged to perfection,” by Karen Svea Johnson, introduces readers to two Idaho-bred Thoroughbreds that won Idaho Cup races at the age of 10

  • A dozen pages of news briefs present new ideas and events, offer updates to ongoing issues, and give readers the facts they need to succeed, including—


    • Washington Cup and BC Cup merge into Pacific Challenge

    • AQHA “Greener Pastures” program links old friends and fans and past owners with Quarter Horses they’ve known and loved

    • NTRA releases schedule of National Handicapping Championship tournaments

    • AAEP releases veterinary recommendations for protecting the safety and welfare of racehorses

    • Details of the NTRA Alliance compliance code and accreditation program


  • Readers offer their opinions on racing’s contribution to the economy and on legislative efforts to revive horse slaughter

  • Race results from Rillito Downs—which also won a four-year commitment to continued racing. Results from around the region include Fonner Park, Turf Paradise, Los Alamitos Race Course, and Portland Meadows


    • News you can use—including information about upcoming race meets and nomination forms for stakes races


    As the breeding season closes, now is the time to choose your mare’s partner for 2009! Meet some new stallions and also read updated information about successful sires you know and love.

    Make TRJ your source for information on the racehorse. Click http://www.theracingjournal.com/about/subscribe.php to start your subscription to The Racing Journal.