Headlines for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

  • Jeff Seder, head of EQB and Blow Horn Equity

    Five Questions: Jeff Seder

    Founder of EQB is also the founder and CEO of Blow Horn Equity, a bidder for the Maryland Jockey Club that is currently owned by the bankrupt Magna Entertainment Corp.

  • Dwight New with Penny Chenery

    Inside Track: Big Red's Biggest Fan

    Dwight New has been stockpiling Secretariat items for more than 35 years and according to the legendary horse's owner, Penny Chenery, it is the largest collection of Secretariat memorabilia she has ever seen.

  • Ahmed Zayat

    Bank Seeks Receiver; Zayat Files Counterclaim

    While attorneys for Fifth Third Bank seek a receiver to manage horses owned by Zayat Stable, attorneys for Ahmed Zayat are claiming that the bank's equine lenders reneged on a pledge to restructure the owner's loan.

  • Pam Blatz-Murff

    BC Eliminates Post of Senior VP Blatz-Murff

    Breeders' Cup has eliminated the job of the 27-year employee who has been chiefly responsible for coordinating domestic and international nominations, entries, and horsemen's services for the racing championship event.

  • Kinsella

    Kinsella Euthanized After Workout

    Kinsella, who sold for a sale-topping $2.2 million at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, was euthanized Jan. 25 after breaking down following a workout over Santa Anita's Pro-Ride surface.

  • NJ Report: More Questions Than Answers

    A transition committee has submitted a report that recommends statewide consolidation of the New Jersey horse racing industry, shorter Thoroughbred meets at Monmouth Park, and the opening of more off-track betting parlors.

  • Common Castration Complications (AAEP 2009)

    Complications associated with equine castrations occur commonly and should be indentified and treated properly in the field, relayed Liberty M. Getman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, from the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. She presented "Review of castration complications: Strategies for treatment in the field" at the American Association...

  • Sepsis Treatment in Horses, AAEP 2009

    Sepsis is a systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) in which the whole body is in an inflammatory state due to the presence of a known or suspect bacterial infection. The evolution and future of sepsis treatment in the horse was described by Pamela Wilkins, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVECC, at the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAE...