April 16, 2014
On the cover is trainer Jimmy Takter and 3-year-old trotting colt Father Patrick, the unanimous Top Pick of The Horseman's annual early spring feature that looks at the upcoming season for the sport's 3-year-old division. The trotting panel includes Ron Gurfein, Trond Smedshammer, Jimmy Takter, Mario Zuanetti and Mark Steacy and the pacing panel features Myron Bell, Casie Coleman, Ed Lohmeyer, Kelly O'Donnell and Bruce Saunders. The feature story highlights their picks and thoughts for the 2014 season.
Vernon Downs paid tribute to longtime racecaller Jim Moran, who retired after 50 years on the job. Chris Boring is on the road to a full recovery after suffering a stroke in late February. These stories and more are included in this issue's Down The Stretch.
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