Articles posted September 24, 2009

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THS: Kentucky Cup Classic

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.

Hager Named 2009 KY Farm Manager of the Year

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.

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

Barring any big surprises, the investigation into contagious equine metritis (CEM) in the United States might be

More than 200 Horses Adopted Through Service

Success stories on'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 both found new homes this week!

Thoroughbreds Another Bear and Pointer were listed by

Louisiana State Animal Team Acquires Disaster Response Vehicle

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.

With support from the ASPCA and IFAW, LSART was able to outfit a heavy-duty truck and...

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