Headlines for Thursday, September 24, 2009

  • Keeneland's Session 10: Fillies Rule

    Market conditions remained the same at the Keeneland September yearling sale Thursday, Sept. 24 as major indices continued their decline over a last year's figures. Four horses, however, broke through the six-figure barrier on the day, with the top three prices coming for fillies.

  • THS: Kentucky Cup Classic

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone from twinspires preview the Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II), September 26 at Turfway Park. Plus, picks for the Kentucky Cup Distaff and Sprint. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Kentucky Cup Classic.

  • BC Derby: 'Danzigger Faces Washington Raiders

    Tommy Danzigger, upset winner of the Canadian Derby (Can-III) at Northlands Park last month, returns home to Hastings Park as the likely favorite in the $275,000 British Columbia Derby (Can-III), Western Canada's premier racing event of the year Sept. 27.

  • Lava Man

    Lava Man Back on Work Tab for Doug O'Neill

    Lava Man, the former claimer who earned more than $5 million, has returned to training at Doug O'Neill's Hollywood Park barn. The 8-year-old gelding worked three furlongs in :36 flat Sept. 23 at Hollywood, his first official work.

  • Arlington Park

    Illinois OKs 252 Thoroughbred Dates for 2010

    The Illinois Racing Board has approved 439 racing days in the state for 2010, it was announced Sept. 24. The total, which includes 91 live programs at Arlington Park and 109 at Hawthorne Race Course, is the least amount the board has ever issued.

  • David Hager

    Hager Named 2009 KY Farm Manager of the Year

    David Hager, owner of Idle Hour Farm near Paris, Ky., and an active supporter of the Kentucky Thoroughbred industry for many years, has been named Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club Farm Manager of the Year for 2009. Hager will be honored at the annual KTFMC dinner Oct. 16 at The Red Mile in Lexington.

  • Judiths Wild Rush

    Judiths Wild Rush to Stand in Canada

    Three-time Canadian champion Judiths Wild Rush will enter stud in 2010 at Nicola Scott's Stone Briar Stables near Fenwick, Ontario, Canada, following his racing career.

  • Golf Tournament to Benefit BEST

    The Horsemen's Golf Tournament, to benefit the New York Racing Association's Backstretch Employee Service Team, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Wheatley Hills Golf Club in Williston Park, Long Island, New York.

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    Rabies is a life-threatening neurologic disease that can spread from horses to humans. Once horses show clinical signs of rabies, death can occur within days. The best protection you can offer your horse is prevention.

  • CEM Investigation Appears to be Wrapping Up

    <P>Barring any big surprises, the investigation into <A href="https://www.thehorse.com/ViewArticle.aspx?ID=460">contagious equine metritis</A>&nbsp;(CEM) in the United States might be <SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-lat...

  • More than 200 Horses Adopted Through TheHorse.com Service

    <P>Success stories on TheHorse.com's Adoption Service for Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds climbed steadily toward number 200, but as we waited to declare reaching the benchmark of our 200th adoption, we got a surprise--horses 200 and 201 <EM>both</EM> found new homes this week! <P>Thoroughbreds Another Bear and Pointer were listed by <A href="http://www...

  • Louisiana State Animal Team Acquires Disaster Response Vehicle

    <P>The Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART), in partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), has acquired a deluxe custom-designed animal emergency response unit. <P>With support from the ASPCA and IFAW, LSART was able to outfit a heavy-duty truck and...