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The debate over fast workout times for sale 2-year-olds

The specter of catastrophic injury continues to haunt sales of Thoroughbred 2-year-olds in training. Every time a horse breaks down during an under-tack show, the debate heats up again. Are immature racing prospects being asked to work too fast too soon?

John Kimmel, a trainer who has a veterinary degree, believe

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The debate over fast workout times for sale 2-year-olds

The specter of catastrophic injury continues to haunt sales of Thoroughbred 2-year-olds in training. Every time a horse breaks down during an under-tack show, the debate heats up again

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Deirdre Biles is the Bloodstock Sales Editor for The Blood-Horse magazine.

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