Headlines for Wednesday, January 6, 2010

  • Kip Deville

    Kip Deville Making Good Progress

    Kip Deville, who has been battling laminitis for more than a month, has made "significant improvement" at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

  • And They're Off: January 6, 2010

    Topics include the upcoming year in racing, the potential of the A.P. Indy / Azeri colt Take Control, who's responsible for synthetic surfaces at Santa Anita, and the decision to give an Eclipse Award to ESPN/ABC.

  • And They're Off: January 6, 2010

    Topics include the upcoming year in racing, the potential of the A.P. Indy / Azeri colt Take Control, who's responsible for synthetic surfaces at Santa Anita, and the decision to give an Eclipse Award to ESPN/ABC for their Belmont coverage. Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

  • Instant Racing machines like the one pictured, are in use at Oaklawn Park.

    KY: Instant Racing Legal But Not Permissible

    The Kentucky attorney general's office has issued an opinion stating that although there is nothing in state law prohibiting a form of electronic gaming called Instant Racing, it is not currently permissible.

  • Leading Sires of 2009: Offlee Wild

    Offlee Wild, leading first-crop sire and leading sire of 2-year-olds for 2009, at Darley with commentary by Darley COO Oliver Tait. Sire of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner She Be Wild.

  • Leading Sires of 2009: Offlee Wild

    Offlee Wild, leading first-crop sire and leading sire of 2-year-olds of 2009, at Darley with commentary by Darley COO Oliver Tait. Sire of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies winner She Be Wild. Won titles with $1,951,283 in earnings by $11,332 when his Heavenville finished third in the Louisiana Futurity on Dec. 31.

  • CANTER Opens Kentucky Chapter

    CANTER is now offering its nationally-recognized Thoroughbred networking service to Kentucky horseman with the opening of CANTER-Kentucky. Watch for volunteers as they begin track visits immediately to offer free sales listings, including photography, to trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers. Horses listed for sale wi...

  • Neonatal Isoerythrolysis: Foal Jaundice

    Neonatal isoerythrolysis (NI) is caused by an incompatibility of blood types between a mare and her foal. If a foal inherits from its sire a red cell factor (antigen) that the mare lacks, the mare may develop antibodies to that antigen. There is no harm to the foal in utero, as there is no comingling of the mare's blood with that of the fetus. However...