Turf Writer Ginsburg Dead at 51

Turf writer Debra Ginsburg of the California Thoroughbred died June 30 after a short illness. She was 51.

She joined the magazine in October 1985 and was first published in its pages in the following month's issue.

Ginsburg is survived by her parents, Brian and Myrna, a brother and a sister.

A complete obituary is posted on the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's Web site: www.ctba.com.