Articles posted March 10, 2010

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Rockingham Will Not Open in 2010

After conducting racing for more than 100 years, Rockingham Park will not open for live racing in 2010, the track announced March 10.

'Undercover' Churchill COO Gets TV Time

Churchill Downs Inc. chief operating officer Bill Carstanjen took part in the TV show Undercover Boss. The episode, filmed at Arlington Park and Calder Race Course last year, will air March 14.

Navicular Syndrome Management Reviewed

Because navicular problems might affect soft tissue as well as bone, MRI is a better diagnostic tool than X ray in these cases, said Robert K. Schneider, DVM, MS, professor at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and part owner of MREquine, a mobile MRI unit.

Regenerative Medicine Conference Attracts Vets, Researchers

More than 260 research scientists, veterinarians, and physicians from around the globe attended the first North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference, held in California's Santa Ynez Valley March 5-6. The meeting included formal presentations by 25 regenerative medical researchers from throughout the United States and Canada, and was pr...

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