The federal government has given preliminary recognition to a Long Island Indian tribe, setting in motion development of a possible casino close to the New York Racing Association's two downstate tracks.
New York's rules governing racetrack and off-track revenue-sharing took another twist Dec. 15 as state racing regulators ordered four downstate off-track betting corporations to pay millions of dollars to Yonkers Raceway.
Joel Rosario was cleared by California stewards Dec. 13 of charges that he failed to put forth his best effort in a race at Del Mar in September.
A limited number of two-day ticket packages to the 2010 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) will go on sale on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at noon EDT.
Thunder Rumble, the 1992 Travers (gr. I) and Jim Dandy (gr. II) winner is the 4th horse to make his home at Cabin Creek, a newly opened satellite farm operated by Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm.
Ready's Echo, runner-up in this year's Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) and placed in last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has been sold to Zabeel Racing
Grade II winner Parading has been retired from racing and will join his sire, successful stallion Pulpit, at stud in 2010 at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
The organization is working on a best practice document for its members and guidelines to improve vet-trainer-owner relationships.
The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has revised its National Veterinary Accreditation Program.
Wondering about equine piroplasmosis? Peter J. Timoney, FRCVS, PhD, of the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center, covered the basics of the disease in a new video interview on TheHorse.com.
Common names: Henbit, Lamium amplexicaule L. Purple deadnettle, Lamium purpureum L. Life Cycle: Winter annual Origin: Europe Poisonous: No
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