Summer Sales 2019, issue 53

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Vickie and Greg Foley

The brother and sister who each train from Churchill Downs, talk to Bill Heller about their lives and how they are continuing the training legacy of their father, Dravo.

Is a foul a foul?

Bill Heller looks at what constitutes a foul, looking at the different interpretation of racing rules in different states.


Is fungi the invisible health risk? Emmanuelle van Erck DVM, PhD, ECEIM takes a detailed look.

Tony Gattellaro

Alex Cambell finds out how a love of pedigrees and buying horses eventually led to a training career at Woodbine Racetrack.

Medication delivery

Roger Smith investigates how medication might be administered through the skin as opposed to injection.

Pedigree v Conformation

In the third part of her series on aspect of conformation, Judy Wardrope examines the relationship between a horses pedigree and its conformation.

Gr1 winning owners - in association with RoadStallion

Bill Heller profiles owners of four horses that made headlines winning Grade 1 races this spring.

Continuing education for trainers

Denise Steffanus looks at different schemes across America to enable trainers to keep learning and examines the importance of the schemes.

Gary Young

Ed Golden talks to a man who started in racing as a hotwalker and transitioned into an accomplished bloodstock agent and clocker of horses.

Gut Health

Bill Vandergrift PhD examines aspects of bad behaviour which may be linked to gut health

State of the art training comes to China

Sally Duckett travelled to China to see first hand the new facilities on offer for Hong Kong trainers 


Alan F. Balch column

Trainer of the Quarter - Richard Baltas

News from the PHBA

#soundbites - this quarter, Bill Heller asks: Should rules be added to limit or eliminate a jockey’s use of the whip?

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