Awesome Feather, the undefeated champion 2-year-old filly of 2010, might return to training before the end of the month, the Daily Racing Form reported Feb. 7.
The horsemen in Oregon have joined the list of groups supporting the New England chapter of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association as dispute over a 2011 live racing contract at Suffolk Downs continues.
The Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale improved its performance from a year ago in two key areas Feb. 7 in Lexington. The median price rose 7% and the buy-back rate dropped to 22.3% from 28.9% in 2010
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The first foal by stakes-placed Save Big Money is an Oklahoma-bred colt out of the Track Barron mare Gunner's Niece.
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Weather and track conditions are forcing cancellations at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and Parx Racing, two Pennsylvania racetracks.
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The operators of Aqueduct's future video lottery terminal casino have begun pressing state officials to permit table games at the facility and New York's other racetrack casinos.
Jay Goodwin is a new partner in Select Sales. The other members of the Lexington-based sales agency's ownership team are Carrie Brogden, Tom Ryan, and Andrew Cary (general manager).
A striking Indian Charlie yearling filly became the most expensive horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington when she commanded $245,000 during the auction's second hour Feb. 7.
Hatta Diamond, a winning 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry, brought $170,000 during the first hour of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale Feb. 7 in Lexington.
A colt by Don Eduardo brought the top price of NZ$60,000 ($46,160 in U.S. funds) on the last day, equaling the amount brought by a Gallant Guru--Blessed Thee colt during the festival auction's opening session Feb. 6.
Law enforcement authorities in Maryland are seeking those responsible for shooting a show horse residing in a Charles County pasture.
According to a report from the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), there recently has been a rise in the number of equine rabies cases diagnosed in the Corrientes province of Argentina. Officials believe the horses were infected with the disease via vampire bats.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) announced on Feb. 4 that it awarded $1,055,400 in the form of 93 grants to support equine rescue groups in 32 states in 2010.
Veterinarians are feeling the impact of the recession and it's hitting many with salary decreases, according to the 2011 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Report on Veterinary Compensation.
"Donkeys are becoming more common patients for equine veterinarians, and although it is tempting to treat a donkey like a horse, there are important differences regarding patient handling and drug dosages," cautioned Lori Bidwell, DVM, of Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine in Kentucky. Bidwell spoke on the key differences between anest...
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