Headlines for Sunday, April 11, 2010

  • Risen Star winner Discreetly Mine.

    Trio of Pletcher's Derby Hopefuls Work in Fla

    Trainer Todd Pletcher had three of his Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands contenders work a half-mile the morning of April 11 at Palm Meadows in Florida: Discreetly Mine, Misson Impazible, and Rule.

  • Unzip Me controls the pace and takes the Las Cienegas under Joe Talamo.<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%3D8886279%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Unzip Me Buttons Up Las Cienegas Foes Early

    Unzip Me dictated the pace en route to an easy win in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita April 11, earning her fourth consecutive win for trainer Marty Jones.

  • Negrito Emperor wins the seven-furlong Final Copa Bullrich-Productos.

    Rubio B. Stable Big Winner in Argentina

    The stable Rubio B. was one of the biggest winners in the festival of two group I races, one group III, and the three finals of the Copa Bullrich, for 2-year-olds, at Palermo Racetrack, in Buenos Aires.

  • Noble's Promise<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%3D8603639%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Noble's Promise Sustained Cuts in Ark. Derby

    Noble's Promise, the 8-5 favorite in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), came out of his fifth-place finish race with cuts on both his front legs suffered while getting squeezed by competitors at the start and on the first turn.

  • Blue Grass winner Stately Victor<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%3D8886093%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Maker Sets Plans for His Derby Qualifiers

    Trainer Mike Maker said April 11 that Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Stately Victor is headed to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May following his 4 1/4-length win at odds of 40-1 a day earlier.

  • Personal Ensign

    Personal Ensign's Videos Available

    The New York Racing Association has uploaded the replays from all 11 races that the brilliant Personal Ensign won on the NYRA circuit.

  • University of Wisconsin's Vet Teaching Hospital to Hold Open House

    The University of Wisconsin's (UW) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital will hold its second annual open house on Sunday, April 25, 2010, to introduce the public to the many services available through UW Veterinary Care. The public can peek behind the scenes of the School of Veterinary Medicine's UW Veterinary Care services from 10:00 a.m. un...

  • Furr Reappointed as Virginia Tech's Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine

    Martin Furr, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, of Leesburg, Va., professor of medicine in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) at Virginia Tech, was reappointed as the Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine was established in 1994 to recog...