Articles posted November 13, 2009

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Keeneland Nov News Minute: Nov 13

Keeneland Nov News Minute: Nov 13

Ron Mitchell reports on the solid numbers from Day 4 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from Tom Thornbury, Keeneland Associate Sales Director.  Presented by Spendthrift Farm

And They're Off: Bobby Frankel Tribute

And They're Off: Bobby Frankel Tribute

Lenny and Steve wrap-up the Breeders' Cup, weigh-in on the Horse of the Year debate, and share some of their memories of Bobby Frankel.Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

Aqueduct Casino Said Down to Final Three

Aqueduct Casino Said Down to Final Three

Negotiations for an Aqueduct casino operator have stepped up again, with a new flurry of talks between Gov. David Paterson and legislative leaders occurring in advance of a return by the state legislature the week of Nov. 16 to deal with New York's soaring deficit.

Quality Road Vanning Back to Belmont

Quality Road Vanning Back to Belmont

Edward Evans' Quality Road, whose fiery antics caused him to be scratched at the gate prior to the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 7 at Santa Anita, is scheduled to return to his Belmont Park stall Nov. 17 and be back on the track the following morning, according to trainer Todd Pletcher.

CDI 'Well-Positioned' to Make Other Deals

CDI 'Well-Positioned' to Make Other Deals

Churchill Downs Inc., which announced Nov. 11 plans to purchase Youbet.com and its United Tote subsidiary for about $126.8 million, is on the lookout for other prospective purchases in the area of Internet wagering.

Glaucoma Discussed at Equine Ophthalmology Meeting

Glaucoma, a group of diseases resulting from alterations in the formation and drainage of aqueous humor (clear eye fluid), which causes an increase in intraocular pressure above what's compatible with normal function of the retina and optic nerve, was another topic covered by Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVO, professor of Ophthalmology at Universit...

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