Headlines for Monday, December 28, 2009

  • 2009 - Year in Review

    Lenny Shulman takes a look back at an exciting 2009, which can be identified as the year of the female.

  • 2009 - Year in Review

    Lenny Shulman takes a look back at an exciting 2009, which can be identified as the year of the female.For more detail on the year in review, and to read the 2009 "Auctions Digest," go to the Dec. 26/Jan. 2 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Second Media Eclipse Award for WLKY

    Louisville television station WLKY has won its second Eclipse Award for Local Television for its feature on Tom McCarthy, trainer of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) starter General Quarters.

  • Piroplasmosis Found in New Mexico Horses

    As part of a racetrack screening program, three New Mexico horses have been identified as infected with Theileria equi, a causative agent for equine piroplasmosis. These infections are noteworthy as these horses are not epidemiologically linked to those involved in a larger ongoing investigation centered on horses from a South Texas ranch.

  • Lameness in Racehorses Discussed by AAEP Vets

    Synthetic racing surfaces was the topic that raised the most concern among the approximately 80 veterinarians from the United States, Canada, and Europe in attendance at the Lameness in Racehorses Table Topic held during the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention.