We get you ready for Kentucky Downs
with an interview with track president Corey Johnsen,
and horseplayer extraordinaire Mike
Maloney offers some tips and thoughts.
Building on the turf theme, we also have a column on
Pace Figures and Turf Racing from TimeformUS's Craig
Milkowski, a glance at what to do with off-the-turf
races, and a number of turf stats throughout the issue.
Also in this issue: Melissa
Nolan offers a guide on horsemanship for
handicappers and looks back at the career of Tom Durkin,
analyzes payoffs, Jerod
Dinkin takes a look at the state of summer
meets, Rich Nilsen
tells you how to identify a sucker horse, we give you
the 411 on In-Race
Betting, and Garnet
Barnsdale invites a guest to the harness page!