Headlines for Monday, December 26, 2011

  • Mr. Commons wins the Sir Beaufort.

    Smith Guides Mr. Commons to Sir Beaufort Win

    Under a heady ride from Mike Smith, Mr. Commons split horses in the stretch and drew off to a convincing 3 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Dec. 26 opening day card at Santa Anita.

  • The Factor wins the Malibu Stakes.

    The Factor Cruises in Malibu Stakes

    Fog City Stable and George Bolton's The Factor zipped to a decisive victory in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I) before a crowd of 44,579 on the Dec. 26 opening day card at Santa Anita.

  • Support Strategies in Chronic Laminitis Cases

    When a horse owner sits down with his or her veterinarian to look at a radiograph of a horse's laminitis-plagued foot, the last thing that owner wants to see is rotation of the coffin bone in the hoof capsule. Fortunately, in these cases farriers and veterinarians can try to minimize structural damage to the hoof by designing support systems that aim ...