Headlines for Thursday, March 15, 2001

  • Harda Arda, who sold with an A.P. Indy foal at her side, topped Thursday Equine Spectrum auction.

    Five Horses, Seven Seasons Sold By Equine Spectrum

    Although three of the top broodmare offerings failed to sell, the Equine Spectrum online auction Thursday resulted in five fillies or mares selling for $1.4 million. Half of the 14 stallion nominations in the catalog were sold for an additional $300,000.

  • Online Auction Sells Five

    The Equine Spectrum online auction closed after five hours of live bidding to mixed results. Five out of 17 fillies or mares sold for $1.4 million, but three top prospects failed to meet their reserves. Active bidding is still ongoing for the stallion season auction.

  • Dixie Union Moved to Lane's End

    Grade I winner Dixie Union, who entered stud this year at Gerald Ford's Diamond A Farms near Versailles, Ky., as the property of a syndicate managed by William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm, has been relocated to Lane's End near Versailles.

  • Mills New President of Florida HBPA

    Linda Mills has been elected president of the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association. She replaces Richard Root, who served as interim president when Scott Savin was named president of Gulfstream Park.

  • Foot and Mouth Disease Frequently Asked Questions

    Foot and Mouth Disease Frequently Asked Questions<br><b>What is Foot and Mouth Disease?</b><br>Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), is an incredibly contagious, viral infection of animals. It causes disease in cloven-hoofed animals: pigs, cattle, sheep, deer and others.

  • Dubai World Cup Issues Foot and Mouth Statement

    Dubai World Cup officials issued the following statement Thursday regarding foot and mouth disease in the country and its affect on runners in the Dubai World Cup Day races:<br>International representatives in Dubai for the Dubai World Cup meeting at Nad Al Sheba on March 24 are under no risk, with officials for the Ministry of Agriculture in the United Arab Emirates moving quickly to dispel fears of a possible outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the country.

  • Horse Council Advisory: Horses Allowed Into U.S.

    The American Horse Council has learned that recent reports saying horses are not permitted entry into the U.S. from the European Union are erroneous. Some of the misunderstanding results from a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) press release from March 13, 2001, which said that "all animals and animal products are temporarily prohibited entry from the European Union".

  • Tammaro Investigation Ends

    After a two-week investigation, City of Hallandale Beach (Fla.) police have terminated the search for missing trainer John Tammaro Jr.