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Faces at the Races: Jockey Agent Leroy Trotman

Best known as the agent for leading jockey Patrick Husbands, Leroy Trotman has had a wealth of experience in the Thoroughbred racing game.

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Trainer Niall Collum on on Courting First-Time Owners

Ireland’s Niall Collum has settled at Woodbine as a trainer and is working at building up a small, successful stable complete with first-time horse owners.

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OTTB: Catch Twenty One’s Headed for Horse Trials

When injury ended his race career, the once highly sought after Thoroughbred Catch Twenty One, was rehomed and is now in training to become an eventer.

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BC’s Big Spender Peter Redekop Invests in the Sport He Loves

Fifty years into the game, BC Hall-of-Famer Peter Redekop has stepped up to donate $100,000 to the purse of the 2019 British Columbia Derby he loves.

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No One is Laughing at Manitoba’s Escape Clause Now

Opposing trainers may have laughed when Manitoba-bred Escape Clause came to Santa Anita to contest the La Canada stakes, but they weren’t laughing now.

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Post Parade Q&A with Reade Baker

Multi-talented horseman, Reade Baker, has retired from training a stable of horses to pursue other opportunities in the thoroughbred game.

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OTTB: Ava’s Angel Shines as a Jumper

Having bonded with her new owner, Issabella Kerr, off-the-track Thoroughbred Ava’s Angel is now thriving her second career as a jumper.

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Exclusive Conversation with Dressage Judge Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke, FEI 5* Judge General and busy clinician, travels the globe imparting his training theories and techniques to produce better dressage horses.

By: Kim King
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Hans Peter Minderhoud Has Dutch Podium Dreams

Dutch dressage rider Hans Peter Minderhoud is a team player whose ambition is to help lift his beloved compatriots back to the centre step of the podium.

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Janet Konyer: All in the Family at Lookout Farm

Janet Konyer was a new face on the grand prix dressage scene last year riding a horse born and raised on her Lookout Farm in Belwood, Ontario.