The Press: Thoroughbred Entry

Horse lovers in Argentina read Jockey Club, Italians have Derby and the French can get Courses et Élevage. "There had to be a place over here for something like that," reasons E. Barry Ryan, Kentucky-based proprietor of Normandy Farm. Hence Classic, a well-groomed new bimonthly about "Horses & Sport" produced by Ryan and some track-wise alumni of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Like the five-year-old racer on the magazine's first cover, Woodward Stakes Winner Forego, Classic has the look of a thoroughbred.

The new magazine carries a $3 newsstand price and an elegant look that is closer to Town and Country than the Racing Form....

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