AAEP 'On Call' Vets to Assist Reporters

AAEP 'On Call' Vets to Assist Reporters
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(Edited press release)

The American Association of Equine Practitioners announced the "On Call" program will run for an 18th season of live Thoroughbred racing on the major television networks March 18.

“On Call” is designed to deliver accurate veterinary information to broadcast and print journalists regarding the health of the equine athlete.

AAEP “On Call” veterinarians will assist the following spring racing telecasts, as well as the Triple Crown:

March 22: Lane’s End Stakes and Rushaway Stakes – Dr. Rhonda Rathgeber at Turfway Park.

March 29: Florida Derby – Dr. Tom Brokken at Gulfstream Park.

April 12: Toyota Blue Grass Stakes – Dr. Scott Hopper at Keeneland; Arkansas Derby – Dr. Milton McClure at Oaklawn Park; and Holy Bull Stakes – Dr. Tom Brokken at Gulfstream Park.

April 19:  Coolmore Lexington Stakes – Dr. Alan Ruggles at Keeneland.

Triple Crown:  Dr. Larry Bramlage.

For more information contact Sally Baker, AAEP director of marketing and public relations, at sbaker@aaep.org or (859) 233-0147.

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