Headlines for Friday, February 26, 2010

  • Sunland Derby a Success Story

    Being graded for the first time in 2010, the Sunland Derby, the second richest Derby prep in North America, takes on added importance.

  • Zenyatta<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%3D8609471%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Zenyatta Works Another Six Furlongs

    Two-time champion Zenyatta turned her third consecutive six-furlong breeze at Hollywood Park Feb. 26 as she continues to prepare for her 6-year-old debut in the Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) in two weeks.

  • Zayat Stables includes Eskendereya, winner of the 2010 Fountain of Youth.<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%3D8802807%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bank Opposes Zayat's Use of Cash Collateral

    Fifth Third Bank has filed a motion asking a bankruptcy court not to permit Zayat Stables to use the bank's cash collateral for operating expenses until such time it can provide additional collateral or use other funds.

  • Grade I winner Bribon is one of the leading contenders for the Barbados Gold Cup.<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%3D8053125%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bribon, Sterwins Headline Barbados Gold Cup

    Stakes-winners Bribon and Sterwins headline a strong field in the Barbados Gold Cup, which also includes top Barbadian runner Areutalkintome and last year's Gold Cup winner, Daylight Express.

  • Tenpins to Elite Thoroughbreds

    Grade II winner Tenpins has been relocated to Michele Rodriguez and Lee Daniel Thomas' Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.

  • Fetal Heart Rate Measurements Aid Health Monitoring

    Fetal heart rate monitoring during the second half of pregnancy can help veterinarians easily and reliably assess the health of the unborn foal, according to new research by German and Austrian veterinary scientists. However, it's unlikely to give clues about when a mare will foal.

  • Furosemide Study Discussed at AAEP Convention

    Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH), or bleeding into the airways, is an "extremely prevalent condition associated with high-intensity exercise in horses," according to Paul S. Morley, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, professor of clinical sciences at Colorado State University. At the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, ...

  • Horse Lysine Requirements Focus of Study

    Lysine is one of the 20 amino acids essential to horses, but it often is the most deficient in their diets due to its inadequate levels in commonly-fed cereal grains. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, which form muscle, enzymes, and hormones throughout the body. Horses can only use them if all essential amino acids are present at sufficient ...