Headlines for Thursday, December 30, 2010

  • Evening Jewel tries the Santa Anita downhill turf course in the Monrovia.<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%3D9119555%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Evening Jewel Tries Something New in Monrovia

    California-bred millionaire Evening Jewel, who proved in 2010 that she can handle any surface or distance with authority, tries Santa Anita's unique downhill turf course for the first time in the Monrovia Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • TCA to Auction Stallion Seasons

    The 21st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America select stallion season auction will be held Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington.

  • THS: Stage Door Betty & Daytona

    Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) and the Daytona Stakes (gr. III). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Stage Door Betty and the Daytona.

  • HRRN Wins Eclipse for BC Broadcast

    Horse Racing Radio Network has won the 2010 Media Eclipse Award in the audio/multi-media internet category for its live coverage of this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships, held Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs.

  • Clenbuterol Banned in Equine Canada Sanctioned Competitions

    As of Jan. 1, 2011, clenbuterol (Ventipulmin) will no longer be a permitted medication in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions. As a result, horses competing in Equine Canada sanctioned competitions with a positive test result for clenbuterol will be sanctioned as per the Equine Canada penalty tables and drug classification system as a Class II...

  • Washington State Vet Clinic to Host Operation Gelding Clinic

    With many horse owners still struggling to make ends meet in the current economic downturn, the horse industry continues to look for a ways to help with the ongoing unwanted horse problem. With the support of the Unwanted Horse Coalition's Operation Gelding, the Tacoma Equine Hospital in Tacoma, Wash., is providing a low-cost castration clinic to stru...

  • Equine Racing Fatalities: Does Track Surface Matter? (AAEP 2010)

    The horse racing industry is continuously working to make the sport safer for all parties involved, and in 2008, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) mandated the use of synthetic track in an attempt to reduce the number of catastrophic injuries that took place on California racing surfaces. To see if the switch was a success, Rick Arthur, DVM, the eq...