The international exchange wagering company promises to upgrade the racetrack and woo younger fans through social media and innovative promotions.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Adios Charlie, winner of the 2011 Jerome Stakes (gr. II), has been retired from racing and will stand the immediate 2012 breeding season at J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud Farm. His fee is $3,500 stands and nurses.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
As Zenyatta becomes accustomed to being a mother to her newborn Bernardini colt, numerous questions have been raised by fans -- from how the champion mare is handling her new role--to which stallion she will be bred to next.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The action-packed first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training ended with a flourish after approximately five hours of enthusiastic bidding from a variety of shoppers.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Spring Hill Farm, who finished fourth in the March 10 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), suffered a right knee fracture and will have surgery at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington March 14.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Gulfstream Park will host the 14th running of the Claiming Crown on the opening day of its 2012-2013 meet Dec. 1, 2012. The 2012 event will see a significant increase in purses to $850,000 for seven races.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Images of 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta and her 2012 Bernardini Colt.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A swift son of A.P. Indy brought $425,000 a little after 2 p.m. EDT during the first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Special Edition - Lane's End Staff on Zenyatta's Pregnancy and FoalTuesday, March 13, 2012
Grade I winner Majesticperfection's first crop of foals include a colt out of Mazel Tov and one out of Silver Comic.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A handsome $470,000 son of Montbrook was the highest-priced horse sold as of 1 p.m. (EDT) at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Calling it a "tease" with details to follow later, Churchill Downs Inc. chairman and CEO Robert Evans said March 13 the company plans to construct "The Mansion" at its flagship track in Louisville.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Eddie Woods is pumped up about the possibility that another graduate from his sale program, Union Rags, can become a classic winner just as Big Brown did.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The heyday of the 2000s was exciting, but now we need realistic values and fair profitsTuesday, March 13, 2012
Adam Wachtel is no newbie to the Thoroughbred world. As a child, he was introduced to the industry by his father, prominent New York owner Ed Wachtel, and he grew up on the New York circuit racetracks.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Inflammatory airway disease (IAD) in horses, which has been historically difficult to diagnose, might soon be easily detected via a simple blood test, according to a French equine respiratory specialist.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Descendants of Triple Crown-winning Thoroughbreds Secretariat and Seattle Slew were among six horses killed when fire swept through their Round Lake, Ill., barn on March 10.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A common approach to lameness in the equine athlete is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) treatments, such as phenylbutazone (PBZ, Bute) or flunixin meglumine (FM, Banamine) alone or sometimes in combination. At the 2011 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Jonathan Foreman, DVM, MS, Di...Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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