Articles posted June 8, 2009

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Jockey Borel Promotes Slots at KY Tracks

Jockey Borel Promotes Slots at KY Tracks

Jockey Calvin Borel, who has been in the spotlight over the last five weeks as a result of victories in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and BlackBerry Preakness Stakes (gr. I), is assisting in the effort to obtain video lottery terminals at racetracks in Kentucky.

Horses Fine Following Belmont Efforts

Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird obviously loves New York. He loves it so much that he might return this summer to run at Saratoga Race Course in the Aug. 1 Jim Dandy Stakes and the Aug. 29 Shadwell Travers Stakes.

"We've discussed the Jim Dandy and the Travers with the owners (Drs. Kalarikkal and Vilasini Jayaraman)," said winning trainer Tim Ic...

Farriery: Past, Present, and Future

Bill Moyer, DVM, professor of sports medicine and head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Texas A&M University, and the current AAEP vice president, began his discussion during the "Putting Science into Farriery" session at the 2008 Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners by describing the state of ...

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