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May 12, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

Every month, you’ll want a copy of TRJ—The Racing Journal for the great photos alone. And this month’s cover is truly a keeper: Erin Palmer catches Jerry Hollendorfer-trainee Utahn surprising his jockey with a leap to the finish line.

Inside are more great photos, plus news you can use and features that look at your world. Make sure you don’t miss an issue.

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What you’ll discover in the May issue:

•  Baby pictures! Join proud mamas in admiring some of this year’s foals from across TRJ—The Racing Journal territory.

•  This 2010 Preakness weekend gives filmmaker Jason Neff the exciting ending to his film JOCK, when eight female jockeys try to go from retirement to the winner’s circle in the Lady Legends Race for the Cure at Pimlico Race Track. Get behind-the-scenes insight about this film, expected to be released later this year.

•  Tom Lewis looks at both sides of the question, “Does horseracing need a Triple Crown winner?”

•  Recaps of actions and objectives of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance, and Racing Officials Accreditation Program keep horsemen and horsewomen informed about equine and racetrack safety and regulation.

•  Get the scoop on the upcoming meet at Lethbridge’s RMTC, get a close-up look at the new popper whip introduced at Emerald Downs after successful use at other tracks in TRJ—The Racing Journal territory, get a peek at the new line of jockey trading cards, and be inspired by the story of how folks on the Washington Fair circuit are pulling together for the sport.

•  Pages and pages of news briefs remind readers of great career-advancement, wagering, and industry-related workshops, presentations, forums, and other events for the coming months.

•  As always, discover great photos, commentary you won’t find anywhere else, and results from races across the region: Gem County Idaho, Sun Downs Washington, Los Alamitos, Dixie Downs in Utah, Portland Meadows, and Turf Paradise.

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