Articles posted January 22, 2010

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TrackNet, MidAtlantic Reach Agreement

TrackNet, MidAtlantic Reach Agreement

TrackNet Media Group and the MidAtlantic Cooperative announced Jan. 22 that they have reached an agreement with MidAtlantic members of the simulcast signals of racetracks affiliated with TrackNet

Players Gearing Up For NHC

A record field of 302 horseplayers who will gather at Red Rock Casino on Jan. 29-30 to vie for horse racing's official title of "Handicapper of the Year" and a first-place prize of $500,000

Ohio Track Offers Help for Horses at Risk

Cincinnati's River Downs Race Track has established a "surrender stall" program for horse owners who can no longer care for their animals. The program was established in response to the removal of six allegedly malnourished horses from a farm operated by former Thoroughbred horse trainer Chad Moore, said River Downs Publicity Director John E...

Changes in Equine Surgical and Postoperative Care, AAEP 2009

Just 20 years ago, overall equine survival of surgical colic hovered at 39-48% due to anesthetic complications and breakdown of surgical incisions. Recent overall survival rates range from 55-95%, dependent on timely intervention and clinician/hospital experience. Barbara Dallap Schaer, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, ACVECC, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine an...

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