Articles posted September 10, 2009

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Rice Savoring Historic Training Title

Rice Savoring Historic Training Title

On Sept. 7, Linda Rice became the first female to win a training title at a major U.S. racing circuit when she edged out Todd Pletcher, 20-19. The historic feat was even more impressive considering Rice had only 75 starters at the meet, compared to 135 for Pletcher, who is a six-time titleholder at the Spa.

Equine Piroplasmosis Reported in Ireland

Animal health authorities in Ireland are reporting equine piroplasmosis among Thoroughbred racehorses in County Meath. Nearly 30 animals have tested positive for the disease, stated a report issued to the World Organization for Animal Health (Office International des Epizooties, or OIE) by Paddy Rogan, MVB, MRCVS, chief veterinary officer in the Depart...

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