Headlines for Wednesday, February 10, 2010

  • Life Is Sweet is expected to make her first appearance since winning the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.<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%3D8609275%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Life Is Sweet Back to Work in Santa Maria

    Life Is Sweet makes her first appearance since her rousing victory in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) when she faces eight rivals in the $250,000 Santa Maria Handicap (gr. II)at Santa Anita Feb. 13.

  • Three Tracks Cancel Feb. 11 Cards

    Due to high winds and continued snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic region, Aqueduct, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse, and Charles Town Races & Slots have canceled their live racing cards for Thursday, Feb. 11.

  • Peppi Knows<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%3D8781599%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Peppi Knows Two-Turn Racing

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <br />Stephen Got Even's rising star Peppi Knows scores his first 2-turn stakes victory in the Whirlaway Stakes. Is it a sign of Triple Crown potential?

  • Reducing Your Horse's Exposure to Dust

    Researchers have shown that significant amounts of mucus in a racehorse&#39;s airway can negatively affect his performance, and they&#39;ve theorized that dust in the horse&#39;s environment contributes to that mucus. Therefore, the logical next step is to reduce dust in a horse&#39;s environment in order to optimize his respiratory health. But how do you...

  • Deworming Drug Efficacy in European Horses

    Numerous research papers and presentations over the last several years have noted that internal parasites in horses are growing more resistant to the deworming drugs (anthelmintics) we have available. A study of European horses presented at the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec.&nbsp;5-9 in Las Vegas, Nev., provided th...