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July 2017

  • Post Time

    Post Time with Dan Gall

    A Year in Review

    As I sat down in front of the keyboard to write this month’s article for TROT Magazine, I was thinking of summer, backyard barbeques and the beach, as well as the wonderful awakening of our new Standardbred foals, and the opportunity to see a new crop of stars race on the track this summer and on

  • The View

    A Class of His Own

    If you were to drive in one harness race a day for your entire life, from the evening you were born to the last breath of your life, you’d need to live to be 168 years old to race in the 61,385 races that John Campbell has driven on

  • Miso Fast

    Kakaley Pushing His Way To The Top

    Matt Kakaley may drive for racing’s most powerful stable, but there’s no doubt that the 29-year-old budding star has worked hard for everything he’s accomplished. By Chris Lomon on

  • Trot Feature - Fear The Dragon

    Hot Like Cinnamon

    When Bruce Trogdon of Emerald Highlands Farm in Ohio, purchased broodmare Armbro Cinnamon, for a paltry $15,000 from the 2013 Harrisburg Mixed Sale, she was in foal to the now-late Dragon on

  • Trot Feature - Fear The Dragon

    Fougueux Comme Cinnamon

    C’EST PEUT-ÊTRE LA TÂCHE DU CONDUCTEUR de mieux situer un cheval lors d’une course, mais certains chevaux semblent des plus conscients de leur propre place parmi la compé on

  • Huntsville

    Homebred Superstar

    Ray Schnittker bred his mare, Wild West Show, to Somebeachsomewhere, six years in a row. And the results have been more than just ‘wild’. By Debbie Little on

  • Downbytheseaside

    Trainer With a 1-2 Punch

    A former catch-driver from Ohio is now one of North America’s leading conditioners, with a 1-2 punch second to none. By Dave Little on

  • Classic Pro

    Hopples or Free-Legged?

    When Ian Moore’s NA Cup starter made a break (wearing hopples) in a qualifier on June 6, he had no choice but to race his colt free-legged in his Cup elimination four days later. By Keith McCalmont on

  • Western Hill

    Living the Dream... For Real

    Three years ago, Alagna Stables’ Assistant Trainer, Donna Lee, was caught living in surroundings that she no longer wanted to be in... so she left. By Dan Fisher on

  • Sports Column

    MacIntosh’s NA Cup Dream

    When Blake MacIntosh’s Sportswriter colt won the Battle Of Waterloo in 2016, the trainer scratched that race off of his bucket list. Now they’re looking at an even bigger prize. By Keith McCalmont on

  • Filisbuster Hanover

    Mark Weaver Doing Things Big

    When you own approximately 275 racehorses, and you like to ‘play the ponies’, it’s often tough to find a race card that isn’t littered with horses that you own. By Dave Little on

  • Ozone Blue Chip

    Western Canada Connection

    Blair Corbeil’s first horse, twenty years ago, was a $6,000 claimer that he never saw race. Now, the resident of Beaumont, Alberta has a horse that earned a spot in Canada’s richest race. By Chris Lomon on

  • Ocean Colony

    Blue Chip Blueblood

    Blue Chip Farms’ owner, Tom Grossman, rarely buys aged broodmares, but a chance meeting with Amora Hanover’s first foal, led the way to him purchasing her a year later. By Melissa Keith on

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