Headlines for Tuesday, February 2, 2010

  • Onthedeanslist to Molinaro Stable

    Stakes winner Onthedeanslist will stand at Gino Molinaro's Molinaro Stable near Acton, Ontario, Canada, for a fee of $2,000.

  • Gill Ejected; Says He's Being 'Starved Out'

    Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill, ejected from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Feb. 2 by order of the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, said he has no intention of reversing his decision to leave racing.

  • Ranger Heartley

    Inside Track: Heart of a Hero

    Sue Dowling, who bred the stakes-winning gelding Ranger Heartley with her husband, Craig Upham, decided to name the horse after a local heroic army ranger, Sgt. Jeffrey Hartley, who was killed in Iraq in April 2008.

  • Giant's Causeway at La Mission in Argentina

    Giant's Causeway Popular in Argentina

    Argentina, the fourth-leading producer of Thoroughbreds in the world, has enjoyed having Giant's Causeway shuttling to farms there for the second straight breeding season.

  • Stakes Winner Prince Bobby B. Dies

    Prince Bobby B., a California stakes winner in the mid-1980s, died Jan. 19 of a heart attack in his paddock at Ann and Matt Springman's Spring Manor Thoroughbreds near Dunnellon, Fla.

  • Severe Laminitis in Horses: Modified Surgical Treatment (AAEP 2009)

    When a horse has a severe case of laminitis with marked instability of the coffin bone, cutting the deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) is a treatment that veterinarians often recommend. This surgical procedure is commonly done halfway down the back of the cannon with the horse standing and sedated, but researchers recently described a modified technique th...

  • Eye Removal Surgery Recovery Reviewed (AAEP 2009)

    Horses recover from general anesthesia following removal of an eye (enucleation) equally well as horses recovering from other types of surgeries, reported veterinarians and surgeons from the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center during a presentation at the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention, held Dec. 6-9 in ...