Temperatures in the mid-teens could not put a chill on the warmth shown by about 1,200 fans as super mare Zenyatta made her final appearance Dec. 6 at Keeneland before being shipped off to begin a career as a broodmare.
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The third and penultimate day of the Deauville Breeding Stock Sale in France on Dec. 6 registered slight increases over the same session last year.
Santa Anita opened its new dirt track to horses the morning of Dec. 6. With most horses still stabled across town at Hollywood Park, few horses galloped on the new surface, which is a mixture of 90% sand and 10% clay.
Turfway Park has announced that Vinery will be the title sponsor for the track's Spiral Stakes, beginning next spring. Established in 1972, the race is a grade III prep for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders concluded its annual board of directors election Dec.3 . This year, NYTB members voted to fill five seats on the 11-person board.
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has issued a letter stating that effective Jan. 1, 2011, any horse shipping to a track in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.
Norma Bradley Arnold, mother of Central Kentucky horseman Doug Arnold, died Dec. 4 at her Versailles, Ky., home.
Zenyatta, the now retired super mare who won 19 of 20 races, will make her final appearance later than originally scheduled at Keeneland Racecourse today, Dec. 6
The Rutgers University Department of Animal Science, Cooperative Extension, and Equine Science Center are offering a two-day "Composting School" to assist horse owners and livestock farmers with learning and understanding new rules regarding animal waste management. A full-day workshop will be held on Dec. 13 and a half-day morning workshop will...
The New Jersey Attorney General is accusing two trustees of a horse rescue in that state of misappropriating more than $60,000 in contributions from online donors who thought they were saving horses from so-called kill-buyers.
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