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Dr. Rick Arthur CHRB

Dec 19

Rick Arthur

Dr. Rick Arthur, veterinary medicine expert and advocate for equine health & welfare issues, serves as medical director for the CHRB.

Michael Dickinson Trainer

Dec 07

Michael Dickinson

Michael Dickinson is perhaps best known as racing's "Mad Genius" in response to his unorthodox methods.

Trevor Denman Track Announcer

Nov 30

Trevor Denman

Trevor Denman begins his tenure as the "Voice of the Breeders' Cup" when he joins ESPN for coverage of the 2006 World Championships.

Russell Baze Jockey

Nov 28

Russell Baze

Join legendary jockey Russell Baze as he chases the dream to become Thoroughbred racing's all-time leader in career wins by a jockey.

Ric Waldman Bloodstock Advisor

Nov 20

Ric Waldman

An astute observer of trends in the auction and breeding markets, Rick Waldman discusses strong yearling sales and trends in stud fees.

David Hood William Hill

Nov 03

David Hood

David Hood is Director of Public Relations for William Hill, recognized as one of the leading bookmakers in the world.

Mike Battaglia Handicapper

Nov 02

Mike Battaglia

Handicapper and former Churchill Downs announcer Mike Battaglia takes questions on Breeders' Cup 2006.

Jon White Commentator

Nov 01

Simulcast Commentator and HRTV host Jon White discusses the 2006 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

Steve Moody Handicapper

Oct 31

Steve Moody shares his knowledge of the Kentucky racing circuit and offers tips for handicapping horses in the 2006 Breeders' Cup.

Steve Haskin Turf Writer

Oct 27

Steve Haskin

A keen observer of the Breeders' Cup scene, Steve Haskin tells us how he thinks the races will play out.

Cot Campbell Dogwood Stable

Oct 18

Cot Campbell

The "father of Thoroughbred racing partnerships" Cot Campbell is recognized as the most successful practitioner in his field.

J. Paul Reddam Owner

Oct 11

J. Paul Reddam

As one of the most successful Thoroughbred owners of 2006, J. Paul Reddam could have up to six horses in this year's Breeders' Cup.

Murray Johnson Trainer

Oct 05

Murray Johnson

Murray Johnson has over a dozen stakes winners to his credit, but he has achieved his greatest success with his handling of Perfect Drift.

Rogers Beasley Keeneland

Sep 27

Rogers Beasley

Rogers Beasley has been Director of Racing at Lexington's Keeneland race course and sales pavilion since 2001.

Steve Haskin Turf Writer

Sep 13

Steve Haskin

Pick the brain of the man known as "Mr. Kentucky Derby" as kicks off its 2006 Countdown to the Cup.

Geoffrey RussellKeeneland

Sep 06

Geoffrey Russell

Now in his tenth season as Keeneland Director of Sales, Russell has been called a maestro of the sales ring.

Ray Paulick Editor-in-Chief

Aug 30

Ray Paulick

Ray Paulick has been editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse since 1992 and oversees all editorial products for Blood-Horse Publications.

Vic Zast Turf Writer

Aug 23

Vic Zast

Vic Zast has been a participant in the sport of the Thoroughbred for more than 45 years.

Dr. Dean RichardsonVeterinarian

Aug 16

Dean Richardson

Dr. Dean Richardson has been in the spotlight since treating Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro for his injury sustained during the Preakness.

Tom Albertrani Trainer

Aug 15

Tom Albertrani

Ranked 19th by earnings among N. American trainers, Albertrani�s stable has earned more than $2.3 million.

Chris McCarron Riding Instructor

Aug 08

Chris McCarron

Hall of Fame Jockey Chris McCarron now serves as executive director and lead instructor of the North American Riding Academy.

Dorothy Ours Author

Aug 02

Dorothy Ours

St. Martin's Press made Dorothy Ours' long-held dream come true by publishing Man O' War: A Legend Like Lightning to great reviews.

Doug O'Neill Trainer

Jul 19

Doug O'Neill

The current star of the Doug O'Neill Stable is back-to-back Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) winner Lava Man.

Gary Stevens Racing Analyst

Jul 12

Gary Stevens

Hall of Fame and Eclipse Award-Winning Jockey Gary Stevens retired in 2005 to become a racing analyst for NBC and TVG.

Michael Blowen Old Friends

Jun 28

Michael Blowen

Michael Blowen is founder and president of Old Friends, a permanent retirement home for horses who need a place to go.

Steve Haskin Turf Writer

Jun 21

Steve Haskin

Steve Haskin reflects on the first Triple Crown campaign that ended with a different winner in each of the three races since 2000.

Kiaran McLaughlin Trainer

Jun 14

Kiaran McLaughlin

Jazil's Belmont victory cast the spotlight on Kiaran McLaughlin, who is also an inspiration to millions of Multiple Sclerosis sufferers.

Tom Durkin Track Announcer

Jun 01

Tom Durkin

Tom Durkin started his career by calling races at Wisconsin county fairs in the 70s. Now he calls races at tracks across the country.

Jeff Siegel Handicapper

May 17

Jeff Siegel

Considered to be the "dean of California handicappers," Jeff Siegel shares his knowledge with HRTV viewers.

Steve Haskin Turf Writer

May 04

Steve Haskin

Senior correspondent for The Blood-Horse Steve Haskin answers your questions about how he thinks this year's Kentucky Derby will set up.

Tom Hammond Broadcaster

Apr 26

Tom Hammond

As he prepares to host this year's Kentucky Derby on NBC, Hammond shares his memories on the eve of racing's most special event.

Bill Nack Turf Writer

Apr 19

Bill Nack

Although he is "retired" from Sports Illustrated magazine, Eclipse Award-winning Turf writer Bill Nack is An authority on the great Secretariat.

Dan Hendricks Trainer

Apr 12

Dan Hendricks

Brother Derek served as part of Dan Hendricks' inspiration for returning to training after a serious accident. Now the colt is a favorite to win the Derby.

Peter Vegso Breeder

Apr 05

Peter Vegso

Health Communications, Inc. Founder Peter Vegso continues to expand his successful Thoroughbred breeding and training facility in Ocala, Florida.

Avalyn Hunter Pedigree Analyst

Mar 29

In her newest book, Avalyn explores how Northern Dancer and his sons have established a royal dynasty that has profoundly dominated the international bloodstock market.

Frank Lyons TVG Analyst

Mar 14

Frank Lyons

Frank Lyons addresses training, handicapping, and the most and least enjoyable aspects of his duties at TVG.

Steve Moody Handicapper

Mar 08

Steve Moody offers insight on the Kentucky racing circuit, handicapping horses that have run on Polytrack at Turfway Park, and handicapping the Derby.

John Asher Churchill Downs

Mar 01

John Asher

John Asher, vice president of Communications at Churchill Downs, has worked as a journalist and a publicist for over 20 years.

Rick Dutrow Trainer

Feb 21

Rick Dutrow

A second-generation horseman, Richard Dutrow, Jr., has soared to the top of the North American training ranks at age 46.

Emma-Jayne Wilson Jockey

Feb 15

Emma-Jayne Wilson

Emma-Jayne Wilson ended her rookie season by winning the Sovereign Award and an Eclipse Award.

Jerry Bailey Jockey

Feb 08

Jerry Bailey

Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey�s retirement brought down the curtain on one of the most successful riding careers in the history of racing.

Steve Haskin Turf Writer

Feb 01

Steve Haskin

Steve answers your questions about Triple Crown 2006 now that the nominations are around the corner.

Penny Chenery Owner

Jan 23

Penny Chenery

The NTRA will honor "First Lady of Racing" Penny Chenery with the Eclipse Award of Merit.

Todd Pletcher Trainer

Jan 18

Todd Pletcher

With more than 200 horses in his stable, Pletcher set a record in 2005 with his horses winning more than $20.8 million in purses.

Darrell Haire Jockeys' Guild

Jan 06

Interim National Manager Darrell Haire discusses his new role.

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