Headlines for Saturday, December 3, 2011

  • Kettle Corn and Garrett Gomez take the Native Diver Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Kettle Corn Sticks to Rail, Wins Native Diver

    Kettle Corn, glued to the rail by jockey Garrett Gomez, slipped by favored Tres Borrachos in deep stretch and held on tenaciously for a half-length victory in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.

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    It Happened Again Wins Claiming Crown Jewel

    It Happened Again, making his first start in more than five months, wore down pacesetter Isthmus to capture the $138,000 Claiming Crown Jewel by 1 1/4 lengths at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Dec. 3.

  • Researchers Evaluate Endocrinopathic Laminitis Prevalence

    Laminitis has long been known as a condition in horses that can result from carbohydrate overload, among other causes, but it can also result from endocrine gland dysfunction; this is known as endocrinopathic laminitis. Equine Cushing's disease (also known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, or PPID) and equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) are two c...