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Kentucky's Equine Drug Council has identified research into furosemide (Salix) use and quantification as the top priority for 2002, but the council on Wednesday decided proposed research projects and its budget for next year required further review.
Barbara D. Livingston's photo of a Thoroughbred during a workout, which appeared on the cover of the March/April 2001 issue of The Thoroughbred Chronicle, has won the Eclipse Award for Photography. This is Livingston's second Eclipse Award for photography.
Shadwell Farm, owned by Sheikh Hamdan of Dubai, will launch a new commercial venture at the 2002 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale. Shadwell will have 14 horses in its consignment--13mares and one stallion prospect. The Kentucky farm also plans to offer approximately 40 yearlings in 2002 at Keeneland in July, Saratoga, and Keeneland in September.
A draft master plan for changes at the Del Mar Fairgrounds that includes a provision for an off-site horse training facility will get its first public hearing early in 2002.
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