Headlines for Saturday, February 6, 2010

  • Court Vision (center, white silks) was awarded the Gulfstream Park Turf after the disqualification of Take the Points (right).<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%3D8781837%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Court Vision Wins GP Turf Handicap After DQ

    Take the Points crossed the wire first in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 6, but the 4-year-old colt was disqualified for interference, giving the win to odds-on choice Court Vision.

  • Racing Bran pulls away in the Essex.

    Rancing Bran Downs Win Willy in Essex

    Front-running Racing Bran, thanks to a heady ride from Chris Emigh, ran away from odds-on choice Win Willy and the rest of the field in the $100,000 Essex Handicap at Oaklawn Park Feb. 6.

  • Tottie takes care of business in the Suwannee River.<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%3D8781831%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Suwannee River: Tottie at Home on U.S. Turf

    Tottie, the 9-5 favorite, remained unbeaten in two starts since shipping to the U.S., as she stalked the pace and took over mid-stretch en route to a narrow win in the $125,000 Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream

  • Musket Man fights off Guam Typhoon to win the Super Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

    Musket Man Fires in Super Stakes at Tampa Bay

    Musket Man made a successful return in his first start since back-to-back third-place finishes in the first two legs of last year's Triple Crown, winning the Super Stakes by a half-length at Tampa Bay Downs Feb. 6.

  • Quality Road cruises towards a new track record in the Donn.<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%3D8781812%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Quality Road Breaks Own Track Record in Donn

    Quality Road broke his own nine-furlong track record that he set last year at Gulfstream Park, turning in a dazzling performance when crushing the field the field Feb. 6 in the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I).

  • Due to inclement weather, live racing has been cancelled for Monday, Jan. 18 at Santa Anita.

    Santa Anita Cancels Card; Stakes Rescheduled

    Santa Anita canceled its Feb. 6 card due to heavy rains in Southern California. The wash out of the program impacts important prep races for both the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I).

  • Turfway Park

    Turfway Cancels Feb. 6 Card

    Due to the continuing winter storm, Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Feb. 6. The program feature, the Likely Exchange Stakes, will be rescheduled at a later date.

  • Current Joint Therapies in Equine Veterinary Practice

    The results of a veterinarian survey on joint therapies were summarized by Dora Ferris, DVM, a staff veterinarian in Colorado State University's Orthopaedic Research Center, at the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) convention, held Dec. 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nev. In a 2009 survey of veterinarians, of 831 respondents, 80% practice ex...