Grayson-Jockey Club Awarded $750,000 in Grants

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation's board of directors has approved funding of $748,116 for a slate of 19 research projects in 2003,increasing the organization's total for equine research since 1983 to more than $10 million.

The research will take place at 11 universities in the United
States and Canada. It includes the launch of 10 new projects and the conclusion of nine two-year projects begun last year. The 2003 budget raises the total provided since 1983 to $10,297,575.

This amount has underwritten 178 separate projects at 31 universities.

The new slate of projects addresses key issues of health and soundness, including laminitis, West Nile virus, pneumonia, and cartilage repair.