Magic Weisner's Condition Reportedly Improving

Dr. Raymond Sweeney reported Sunday that Magic Weisner's condition is stable to slightly improved at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.

"Every day he gets just a little better," said Sweeney, who added that he was pleased with the improvement.

Magic Weisner, the Preakness and Haskell Invititational runner-up, is being treated with anti-inflammatory medications for the signs of encephalitis.

Nancy Alberts bred, owns, and trains the 3-year-old Magic Weisner.

Magic Weisner's second-place finish to War Emblem in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) was followed by a win in the grade II Ohio Derby. Magic Weisner has earnings of $888,110. He was scheduled to run in Monday's Pennsylvania Derby (gr. III) before he became ill.