Headlines for Monday, December 6, 2010

  • Zenyatta at Keeneland

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    Zenyatta's Fans Brave the Cold for Send-off

    Temperatures in the mid-teens could not put a chill on the warmth shown by about 1,200 fans as super mare Zenyatta made her final appearance Dec. 6 at Keeneland before being shipped off to begin a career as a broodmare.

  • Santa Anita's dirt surface.

    Training Begins on New Santa Anita Surface

    Santa Anita opened its new dirt track to horses the morning of Dec. 6. With most horses still stabled across town at Hollywood Park, few horses galloped on the new surface, which is a mixture of 90% sand and 10% clay.

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    Kentucky to Require Piroplasmosis Testing

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has issued a letter stating that effective Jan. 1, 2011, any horse shipping to a track in the state must have a certificate showing it is negative for equine piroplasmosis.

  • Composting School: Class is in Session

    The Rutgers University Department of Animal Science, Cooperative Extension, and Equine Science Center are offering a two-day "Composting School" to assist horse owners and livestock farmers with learning and understanding new rules regarding animal waste management. A full-day workshop will be held on Dec. 13 and a half-day morning workshop will...