Blood-Horse to Publish Special John Henry Magazine


The issue will be available in early November.

Blood-Horse Publications will publish a special limited-edition magazine commemorating the life and legacy of racehorse John Henry, who was euthanatized Oct. 8. He was 32 years old. The John Henry Commemorative Magazine pays tribute to the storied and fascinating career of the legendary John Henry. A blue-collar hero, John Henry overcame numerous obstacles throughout his career. His talent and tenacity won the hearts of thousands.

The unique collector's edition issue celebrates the life and career of the cantankerous champion beloved by fans worldwide. The issue will contain 100 pages of John Henry-related articles from Blood-Horse Publications' archives and will include more than 50 historic color and black and white photographs. The special issue will retail for $7.95, plus $3.95 shipping and handling (and any applicable tax), while supplies last. It will not be included with subscriptions to The Blood-Horse or The Horse. The issue will be available in early November. Pre-orders are now being taken through or by calling 800/582-5604.

The issue's poignant cover design features an engaging photograph of John Henry by award-winning photographer Barbara D. Livingston. The photograph is also available for purchase through To view the complete John Henry photo gallery, click here. Fans of John Henry might also be interested in purchasing the best-selling book John Henry by Steve Haskin, a part of the Thoroughbred Legends' series from Eclipse Press.

About Blood-Horse Publications

Blood-Horse Publications is a multimedia publishing company that traces its roots to 1916. Its flagship publication, The Blood-Horse, is the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes the award-winning The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine and recipient of the 2005 American Horse Publications General Excellence Award; TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors and recipient of the prestigious Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for 2006 and 2005; the official Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup souvenir magazines; Auction Edge; and Keeneland magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes equine-related books and videos under the Eclipse Press banner, and operates a family of award-winning Web sites including,,,, and, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications.

To subscribe to any Blood-Horse Publications' publication, or for more information, call toll-free: 800/582-5604.

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The Blood-Horse is the leading weekly publication devoted to international Thoroughbred racing and breeding. Since 1916, the staff of The Blood-Horse has served the Thoroughbred community with the highest standards of journalistic excellence to provide comprehensive and timely editorial coverage and analysis.

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