Headlines for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

  • Turf Paradise Wagering Glitch Probed by CHRB

    The horse racing board is investigating a communications failure involving a race at Turf Paradise Jan. 26 that allowed wagering to continue at California racetracks and simulcast facilities for five minutes after the start.

  • Boys At Tosconova<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%3D9172089%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Boys At Tosconova to Bypass Holy Bull

    Boys At Tosconova, winner of the Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes and second to champion 2-year-old Uncle Mo in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile, will not run in Gulfstream Park's Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 30.

  • Stately Victor makes his 2011 debut on the turf in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Handicap.<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%3D8886089%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Stately Victor Returns to Turf in Connally

    Florida invader Stately Victor returns to the lawn for the first time since last summer when he takes on eight rivals in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 29.

  • Cost of Freedom takes on 7 in the Sunshine Millions Sprint at Santa Anita.<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%3D9299209%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winners Top Millions Sprint Divisions

    Grade I winners Cost of Freedom and Jessica Is Back head their respective sprint divisions of the Sunshine Millions taking place at Santa Anita in California and at Gulfstream Park in Florida Jan. 29.

  • Harbor Springs produced 1996 champion 2-year-old Boston Harbor, shown in the Winner's Circle after the 1996 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

    Champion Boston Harbor's Dam Dies

    Harbor Springs, dam of 1996 champion 2-year-old male Boston Harbor, was euthanized Wednesday, Jan. 26, at Craig and Carrie Brogden's Machmer Hall near Paris, Ky., due to infirmities from old age.

  • InCompass Launches Mobile Rundown App

    Racing secretaries, assistant racing secretaries, and track executives can now closely monitor the changing status of race entries on their smartphones using Mobile Rundown, the initial offering on InCompass mobile.

  • Keeneland Library Receives NEH Grant

    The Keeneland library has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions to aid in preserving collections of work by Bert Morgan and Pierre "Peb" Bellocq.

  • Aqueduct

    Winter Storm Causes Changes, Cancellations

    Another snowstorm scheduled to hit the Northeast Jan. 26 has prompted the New York Racing Association to accelerate post times for live racing at Aqueduct. Meanwhile, Laurel Park and Charles Town canceled live racing.

  • R. Equi Foal Pneumonia: Control and Prevention (AAEP 2010)

    For years foal owners have struggled with controlling the bacterium Rhodococcus equi and the infections it causes--some farms manage cases annually, despite following strict farm management strategies to reduce risk of infection. Resulting pneumonia and diarrhea can be deadly for foals, and treating survivors is costly and labor-intensive.

  • Two Missouri Horses Test Positive for EIA

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture's Division of Animal Health confirmed positive test results for equine infectious anemia (EIA) in two horses earlier this month in northeastern Missouri. Department officials have tested 696 other horses, including those located nearby and any that might have been in contact with the infected animals. No further ...

  • Dieting Tips for Obese Horses

    According to Alex Dugdale, MA, VetMB, DVA, Dipl. ECVA, MRCVS, a senior lecturer in the school of veterinary science at the University of Liverpool in England, "obesity (in horses) creeps up on us." When it comes to battling obesity, keeping the horse healthy and happy while still helping him drop weight is of paramount importance.