University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari will draw post positions for two races at the Breeders' Cup Post Positon Draw at Keeneland on Monday, Oct. 26.
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Global insurer Lloyd's of London presented the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture a check for $45,000 Sept. 22 in continuing support of "The Equine Disease Quarterly," an equine health research publication produced by the Department of Veterinary Science.
Laura D'Angelo, a leading equine attorney and partner at the Kentucky law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, will be teaching Equine Law in the 2007Spring semester at the University of Kentucky College of law. The two credit course, offered to upper-class law students, is the only one of its kind at UK.
The Bell Addictive Diseases Chair, started with a $250,000 gift by Jessica Bell in honor of her husband, former Jonabell Farm owner John Bell, has now reached $1.4 million, the University of Kentucky reports.
Betting exchanges were a hot topic at the 30th Asian Racing Conference Tuesday as representatives from Australia and the United Kingdom went head to head on the issue of online betting sites and their impact on the future of horseracing.
Dr. John T. "Jack" Bryans, an equine researcher who developed numerous vaccines, died Saturday night from cancer at his home in Lexington. He was 80.
Early test results of a University of Kentucky College of Agriculture study appear to show a correlation between eastern tent caterpillars, their waste--called frass--and foal loss in mares exposed to both.
The University of Kentucky issued an advisory Friday regarding the eastern tent caterpillar, which is still regarded as a primary risk factor associated with mare reproductive lose syndrome.
The scientific investigation into Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome continued through the weekend as all teams work in their specific areas of expertise.
The latest MRLS information presented on the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture website.
As of noon May 18, a total of 11 additional aborted/stillborn equine fetuses/foals (8 late-term and 3 early-term) have been submitted for diagnostic testing/evaluation. The total as of this count since April 28, 2001 is 497.
The University of Kentucky is continuing to post information on its web site, including interviews with local Thoroughbred farm managers.
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