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Eric Mitchell Announced As Research Director For Blood-Horse Publications

LEXINGTON, KY - Blood-Horse Publications, a multimedia publishing company that traces its roots to 1916, announces that Eric Mitchell has accepted the position of research director, a vacancy created when Jim Cox, former research director for the company was recently named advertising director. Mitchell will resume his new responsibilities effective immediately and will also continue his duties as editor of TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors.

Mitchell, 41, joined Blood-Horse Publications in October 1999 as a senior staff writer for The Blood-Horse. Prior to that Mitchell was a reporter and columnist for Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal in Charlotte, N.C. He also spent more than eight years as a reporter and senior reporter for the Ocala Star-Banner, covering Florida's horse industry among other subjects. Mitchell is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He and his wife Rena, and their son Matthew, reside in Lexington.

Ray Paulick, Executive Vice President of Blood-Horse Publications, commented, "Eric fully understands the importance of delivering accurate and timely statistics to our readers, something The Blood-Horse has been doing for nearly 90 years, but he also knows that many of the changes in the bloodstock world require new and more interpretative data for sire lists and other statistical sections of the magazine that are critical elements in the decision-making process for owners and breeders."

Blood-Horse Publications publishes The Blood-Horse, the company's flagship publication and the oldest continually published North American Thoroughbred magazine; The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine; TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors; 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 leading Web sites including,, and coming January 14, the all new

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