HRN Original Blog:
The Final Stride
Posted Thursday, August 30, 2018
Assistant trainer and groom Olivia Perkins-Mackey is enjoying Catholic Boy's success.
Posted Monday, June 11, 2018
HRN's Olivia Newman on her meeting with Justify the morning after the Belmont.
Posted Sunday, June 10, 2018
HRN's Olivia Newman on her Belmont Stakes experience.
Posted Saturday, April 28, 2018
30 years after his first Derby win, D. Wayne Lukas is back in the race.
Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018
HRN's Olivia Newman visits with fan favorites Beholder and Rachel Alexandra
Posted Thursday, November 02, 2017
Who will emerge as the early Kentucky Derby favorite Saturday at Del Mar?
Posted Sunday, August 27, 2017
From a $16,000 dollar horse becoming a millionaire, to an incredibly brave mare overcoming a deadly disease to prevail as a winner, there are so many reasons to be inspired at Saratoga!
Posted Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Ever wonder what it takes to become an exercise rider? The hottest exercise rider out there, Nick Bush, has the answers!
Posted Monday, June 12, 2017
Ever wonder what it takes to get a thoroughbred to the track for the first time? Relive my story about a very special orphan foal.
Posted Thursday, May 04, 2017
This could be the year for a Kentucky Derby longshot..
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Meet Olivia Newman

A lifelong horse owner, Olivia grew up competing in shows, including barrel racing, team penning and draft horse competitions. She always tuned into racing, too, but it wasn't until the saga of the late Barbaro that she really became hooked. Since then she's witnessed great moments, such as Rachel Alexandra winning the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga and American Pharoah's Belmont Stakes.

Simply, horse racing brings Olivia a sense of happiness to which nothing can compare. She falls in love with the horses, and they inspire her.

Olivia is a member of TOBA and the NYTB. She works on a large Thoroughbred breeding farm near Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She loves doing foal watch and sales prepping weanlings and yearlings. Her ultimate goal is to become a trainer. You can follow Olivia on twitter @barbaroloverrr, like my page on Facebook and follow on instagram at The Final Stride.

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