Headlines for Saturday, January 23, 2010

  • Kinsale King drives to the finish in the Palos Verdes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8758153%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Kinsale King Conquers Palos Verdes Foes

    Kinsale King made it back-to-back graded stakes victories for new trainer Carl O'Callaghan when he held off Ventana by a half-length in the Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita. Odds-on Dancing in Silks was third.

  • Winslow Homer holds off favorite Jackson Bend to take the Holy Bull.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8758108%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Winslow Homer a Thing of Beauty in Holy Bull

    Winslow Homer moved into striking position approaching the turn, Winslow Homer splits horses at the top of the lane and held off 2-1 favorite Jackson Bend to win the Holy Bull by a length in his stakes debut Jan. 23.

  • Friesan Fire leads all the way in the Louisiana Handicap.

    No Catching Friesan Fire in Louisiana 'Cap

    Favored Friesan Fire scored his first victory since romping in last spring's Louisiana Derby (gr. II) when he led all the way to take the $72,750 Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds by 1 3/4 lengths Jan. 23.

  • El Caballo pulls away to victory in the Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap.

    Col. Bradley 'Cap: El Caballo Sharp in Return

    James Spence's El Caballo shook off a more than seven-month layoff to earn his first stakes victory, as he rolled to an easy 3 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 23 at Fair Grounds.

  • California Owners to Address Concerns

    An industry summit meeting will be held by the Thoroughbred Owners of California on Feb. 13 in the Baldwin Terrace Conference Room at Santa Anita.

  • Santa Anita to Race Jan. 23

    With bright sunshine in abundance for the first time since Jan. 17, Santa Anita's main track has been declared fit and ready for live racing the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 23 by jockeys and horsemen alike.

  • Papa Clem won the San Fernando on Jan. 16.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8758024%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade II Winner Papa Clem Retired

    Grade II winner Papa Clem has been retired from racing due to an ankle injury and will stand at stud in 2010, according to owner/breeder Bo Hirsch and trainer Gary Stute.

  • NC State Vet School Prepares First Responders

    Most people can picture the first responders who come to the rescue in the wake of a natural disaster. But who provides emergency help for the dogs, cats and, horses that people love? And who takes care of the cows, poultry, and hogs that form the backbone of animal agriculture? North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine is helpi...

  • Painkillers and Analgesics in Horses, AAEP 2009

    "In the last few years, there has been a large increase in awareness of treating pain in horses; many practitioners want to know how to do it better," began Nora Matthews, DVM, Dipl. ACVA, professor of anesthesia at Texas A&M University. During the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nev....