Headlines for Tuesday, September 8, 2009

  • Sir Shackleton to Dana Point

    Multiple graded stakes winner Sir Shackleton will stand in 2010 at Gayle Gerth's Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa.

  • Gone West

    Major Sire Gone West Euthanized

    Gone West, who carved out a successful branch of the Mr. Prospector sire line all his own as the sire of 98 stakes winners, was euthanized the night of Sept. 7 because of complications following colic surgery.

  • New Horse Isolation Ward Dedicated at Tufts Vet School

    <P>A new large animal isolation ward designed to better manage the care of horses with infectious diseases will be dedicated today at Tufts' Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. The new facility represents a strong collaboration between the basic- and clinical-science divisions of New England's only veterinary school. <P>The 3,300 square-foot facilit...