Articles posted April 28, 2011

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Classy Keertana Scores Bewitch

Classy Keertana Scores Bewitch

Barbara Hunter's homebred mare Keertana took over from Honimiere approaching the sixteenth pole and bounded home for a convincing 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 28 at Keeneland

Pfizer Renews NTRA Partnership

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that Pfizer Animal Health has renewed its agreement to serve as an official Equine Health Promotional Partner of the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance.

Thoroughbred "Performance Genes" Further Examined in Study

The genetics behind the athletic performance of Thoroughbred racehorses has been a popular area of research in the past few years. A large-scale study was carried out recently in Japan, the results of which corroborate those of previous studies: Identifying specific "performance genes" on equine chromosome 18 could identify the ideal distance fo...

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