Headlines for Sunday, January 9, 2011

  • May Day Rose in the 2011 Santa Ysabel.

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    May Day Rose Takes Uneventful Santa Ysabel

    In what amounted to little more than a paid workout, Kaleem Shah's highly-regarded 3-year-old filly May Day Rose handled a pair of rivals to win the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 9 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Justaroundmidnight in the Marshua's River 2011.

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    Justaroundmidnight Upsets Marshua's River

    Jockey Joe Bravo made it clean sweep of the Gulfstream Park stakes Jan. 9, as he guided 26-1 longshot Justaroundmidnight to victory in the $100,000 Marshua's River (gr. IIIT) one race after scoring the Ft. Lauderdale.

  • Little Mike in the 2011 Ft. Lauderdale.

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    Little Mike, 12-1, Hangs on in Ft. Lauderdale

    Sent off at 12-1 in a wide-open field of 11, Little Mike broke sharply from the outside and never looked back, going wire-to-wire to win a thrilling edition of the $100,000 Ft. Lauderdale (gr. IIIT) Jan. 9 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Keeneland January Sale 2011.

    Keeneland January Sale: Mood Is Upbeat

    Even though the weather could have been better, the mood generally was positive in the barn area at Keeneland as horsemen prepared for the first major Thoroughbred auction of the year, the January horses of all ages sale.

  • Santa Anita Dirt Track.

    The Factor Sizzles Five Panels

    Two weeks after breaking his maiden in track record time, the speedy 3-year-old zipped through five furlongs on Santa Anita's dirt track Jan. 9 in :58 flat under former jockey Joe Steiner.

  • TCA Auction Raises Nearly $1.7 Million

    The 21st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) Stallion Season Auction raised a gross amount of nearly $1.7 million during a three-day telephone auction and a live auction held Jan. 8 at Keeneland.

  • Keeneland January Sale

    Open Houses at Central Kentucky Farms

    Some Central Kentucky farms have scheduled open houses this month to permit inspection of their stallions by those in Lexington for the Keeneland horses of all ages sale that begins Jan. 10.

  • Detomidine Sedation and Eye Pressure in Horses (AAEP 2010)

    If your horse has to be sedated, the effect of that sedative on the fluid pressure within his eyes (intraocular pressure) might be the last thing you're worried about. Unless, of course, he is being sedated for an eye procedure--then this issue becomes quite important. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 4-8 ...

  • Pennsylvania Horse Expo to Feature Equine Health Presentations

    The 2011 Pennsylvania Horse World Expo is slated to take place Feb. 24 -27 at the Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pa. During the event many equine professionals will be on hand to share their knowledge on a diverse list of topics. Join them for research-based discussions on the many issues that today's horse owners are facing. There a...