Articles posted October 4, 2012

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Uncaptured brings perfect mark into Grey

Uncaptured will put his unbeaten record on the line against six rivals in Sunday's Grade 3, $200,000 Grey Stakes at Woodbine. An impressive 3 1/4-length winner of the September 9 Swynford Stakes in his last outing, the Mark Casse trainee will make his first start at two turns as he preps for a possible start in the November 3 Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita. Regular rider Patrick Husbands will be up on the dark bay son of Lion Heart.

Tiz Miz Sue chases first Grade 1 win in Spinster

Tiz Miz Sue has been keeping company this summer with the top fillies on the East Coast, but when she arrived at Keeneland Wednesday morning for Sunday's Grade 1, $500,000 Spinster after vanning from Monmouth Park, there was no Royal Delta or Love and Pride in sight.

THS: Dixiana Breeders' Futurity

THS: Dixiana Breeders' Futurity

Tom and Pete handicap the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland this weekend. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity. Listen to Tom and Pete in the new Exotic Bets Podcast Series: The Basics, with a free take-away.

EIPH and Furosemide Use in Racehorses Explained

One of the most controversial topics in Thoroughbred racing today is the race-day use of furosemide (commonly called Salix or Lasix). The drug is used to lessen the effects of a respiratory condition called exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH), characterized by bleeding into the lungs or out the nose during exercise. In the midst of rumor and fact...

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