Vinery New York at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y., has announced its "Vanning Incentive Program" for the 2012 breeding season.
Churchill Downs Inc. has acquired the assets of Bluff Media, an Atlanta-based multimedia poker content, brand and publishing company, it was announced Feb. 10. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Trainer John Shirreffs has been named to chair a newly created medication advisory panel for the California Horse Racing Board to provide consultation with the agency's medication and track safety committee.
Junior Alvarado tallied five wins Feb. 10 at Aqueduct, including four straight, to move into third place in the jockey standings with 53 winners for the inner-track meet.
A trio trained by Jerry Hollendorfer heads a list of 23 3-year-olds nominated for the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) Feb. 18 at Golden Gate Fields.
Churchill Downs Racetrack has appointed Kristin Warfield to the new post of vice president for partnerships.
Male sprint champion Amazombie, nearing his first start of the year later this month, turned in his second bullet move in a week at Santa Anita Feb. 10 when he worked six furlongs handily in 1:12 2/5.
Horse of the Year Havre de Grace put in her first published work of the year Feb. 10 when she breezed three furlongs in :37 4/5 at Fair Grounds for trainer Larry Jones.
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An explosion in the hyperbaric oxygen chamber at KESMARC Florida in Ocala, Fla., has reportedly resulted in the death of one person and a horse and left another person injured.
A federal judge in Kentucky has again ruled in favor of Lane's End Stallions in a dispute with a Lemon Drop Kid shareholder over access to syndicate/shareholder records.
Thousands of horses enter the United States each year for a variety of reasons, and those arriving via air or ocean must go through a USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) quarantine center to reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases.
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