Vic Zast welcomes the New Year by reflecting on our responsibility to the horses we love.Monday, December 31, 2012
Jockey Abel Castellano and trainer Jamie Ness wrapped up year-end titles for the calendar year in the jockey and trainer divisions respectively at the major Maryland tracks after the Dec. 31 card at Laurel Park.Monday, December 31, 2012
Tweebster, a 5-year-old Tapit gelding, has been euthanized after fracturing the sesamoids in his left front leg during a Dec. 30 claiming contest at Santa Anita Park.Monday, December 31, 2012
Jockey Gallyn Mitchell, who was injured in a spill last week at Turf Paradise, hopes resume riding within a couple weeks, according to his wife/agent Denise Mitchell.Monday, December 31, 2012
Fort Larned, jockey Ramon Dominguez, trainer Todd Pletcher, and owner Midwest Thoroughbreds are the year-end leaders for 2012.Monday, December 31, 2012
Up-and-coming rider Matthew Rispoli and trainer Jamie Ness topped the 2012 jockey and trainer standings, respectively, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.Monday, December 31, 2012
The New Year's Day card at Cheltenham Racecourse in England has been canceled after overnight rain.Monday, December 31, 2012
Outside of the breeding season, most stallions are fed according to their maintenance requirements or slightly above that amount. However, as breeding season approaches, stallion owners might consider a few key points about their studs' nutritional needs.Monday, December 31, 2012
Trainer: Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner: Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Trainer: Doug F. O'Neill
Owner: W. C. Racing, Kenney, Dave and RAP Racing
Jockey: Kevin Krigger
Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
Owner: GoldMark Farm, LLC and Whisper Hill Farm
Jockey: Rosie Napravnik
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Owner: Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
Jockey: Martin Garcia
Trainer: Edward Plesa, Jr.
Owner: Trilogy Stable and Plesa, Laurie
Jockey: John R. Velazquez
Trainer: Albert M. Stall, Jr.
Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
Jockey: Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Owner: Hornung, P., Martin, E., Lukas, D., Davis, W., Miller, D. and Shade, M.
Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux