Articles posted May 1, 2013

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KY Derby 2013: Shug McGaughey on Post 16 for Orb

KY Derby 2013: Shug McGaughey on Post 16 for Orb

Trainer Shug McGaughey talks about 7-2 Kentucky Derby. (gr.I) favorite Orb's post-position draw, and also about the colt's behavior when a horse flipped on May 1 as he was schooling in the paddock at Churchill Downs.

And They're Off Kentucky Derby Edition

And They're Off Kentucky Derby Edition

Lenny and Steve at Churchill Downs discuss who is in the Derby, Todd Pletcher's five, talk to D. Wayne Lukas about Oxbow and Will Take Charge, and make their picks. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

Kentucky Derby - Rick Pitino and Goldencents

Kentucky Derby - Rick Pitino and Goldencents

Rick Pitino comments on the backside of Churchill Downs about his Kentucky Derby contender Goldencents. Read more on Rick and Goldencents in this feature from the pages of The Blood-Horse, a free download!

Shock Wave Therapy for Lower Leg Wounds on Horses

Wounds located on a horse’s lower (distal) limb can be extremely challenging to treat due to the small amount of “extra” soft tissue in the area (to suture, for example) and the propensity for excessive proud flesh to form, which prolongs rehabilitation. Over the years, veterinarians have tried multiple techniques to improve tissue heali...

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