Headlines for Sunday, December 5, 2010

  • Washington Bridge in the Bayakoa.

    Washington Bridge Takes Clear Path in Bayakoa

    Washington Bridge became the fourth 3-year-old filly in five years to win the Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) when she passed them all in deep stretch to win the $150,000 event going away by 1 3/4 lengths at Hollywood Park Dec. 5.

  • Pool Play in the Valedictory Stakes.

    Pool Play Popular Winner of Valedictory

    The 1 3/4-mile distance of the $176,816 Valedictory Stakes proved no problem for odds-on favorite Pool Play, who rallied wide in the stretch en route to a handy victory on closing day of the 167-day Woodbine meet Dec. 5.

  • Farriery Track Returns to AAEP Convention

    Veterinarians attending the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) conference currently under way in Baltimore, Md., have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of podiatry and farrier care during this year's farriery track, which will be held on Dec. 8. A biannual event, organizers have said this track features not only presentat...

  • Australian Horse Deaths Under Investigation

    According to a news story originally posted by British magazine Horse and Hound, the deaths of 40 horses--which occurred between March and June--residing on five different farms in Queensland, Australia, remain under investigation. Australian veterinarians have told reporters that they suspect the culprit is a tropical plant of, or related to, the species...