Headlines for Sunday, December 24, 2006

  • Holiday signs of support for Barbaro at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center for Large Animals.

    Barbaro Update: Scene at New Bolton 'Right Out of A Christmas Carol'

    The scene at the New Bolton Center was right out of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Just looking at the Christmas decorations, presents, and cards for Barbaro posted all over the lobby, and feeling all the caring and love that abounds, all that is missing is Tiny Tim throwing away his crutch and toasting, "God bless us, everyone."

  • Barbaro's Half-Brother Holy Ground to Bridlewood

    Stakes winner Holy Ground, a half-brother to Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, will enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Stopping Steroids

    Progress in racing's war on drugs started with a report in August 2000 from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Task Force on Racing Integrity and Drug Testing at The Jockey Club Round Table in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The following year, the American Association of Equine Practitioners organized a "medication summit" held in conjunction with the...