Headlines for Tuesday, January 11, 2011

  • KY Transportation Dept. in Life At Ten Probe

    The Office of the Inspector General in the Kentucky Transportation Department is assisting the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in its probe of Life At Ten's participation in the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).

  • Trade Zone: Sound Check

    Trainers look to alternative therapies to increase soundness and longevity in Thoroughbreds.

  • AmWest to Distribute Dubai Racing Signal

    For the second year in a row, AmWest Entertainment will offer worldwide distribution of the racing signal for wagering on the Dubai International Racing Carnival from Meydan Racecourse.

  • Eclipse Award trophy.

    Breeders' Cup Breeders to be Honored

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 11 that the breeders of horses that won Breeders' Cup World Championships races at last November's event will be recognized at the Eclipse Awards ceremony.

  • Blame

    Blame is Top U.S. Horse in World Rankings

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Blame has been judged the best horse to race in North America during 2010 by the compilers of the World Thoroughbred Rankings, unveiled in London, England, on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

  • Bone Chips: Prevalence and Effect on Racing Career (AAEP 2010)

    In the first study of its kind performed on 2-year-old Thoroughbred racehorses, Daniel T. Meagher, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Valley Equine Associates, in Ranson, W.Va., set out to determine the prevalence of radiographic lesions and their effect on race performance. A similar study was previously carried out on radiographic abnormalities in yearlings, but M...

  • Managing Pasture-Associated Laminitis

    Laminitis is not a modern condition--it has been recognized for well over 2,000 years. The Greek philosopher Aristotle even referred to it around 350 B.C. as 'Barley Disease,' presumably because it was associated even then with excessive grain consumption. However, according to Patricia Harris, MA, PhD, Dipl. ECVCN, VetMB, MRCVS, there has recentl...