Headlines for Thursday, February 10, 2011

  • Horsemen: Suffolk Downs Threatens Lawsuit

    The battle between Suffolk Downs and the New England HBPA over a 2011 contract took a turn for the worse Feb. 10 when the racetrack threatened legal action against the horsemen and demanded they remove their office trailers.

  • Brethren is a perfect 2 for 2 in his young career.<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%3D9398700%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    All Eyes on Brethren in Sam F. Davis

    Should Brethren run big in the $225,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 12 at Tampa Bay Downs, the WinStar Farm homebred is sure to join the mix as a serious Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contender.

  • Champion Blind Luck faces 4 in the La Canada.<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%3D8792418%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Blind Luck Back With Bejarano for La Canada

    Upset as the odds-on choice by Always a Princess in last month's El Encino Stakes (gr. II), champion filly Blind Luck looks to snap a three-race losing streak in the La Canada Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 13 at Santa Anita.

  • Plan to Move OH Tracks Not Without Opposition

    Two of Ohio's oldest racetracks could be relocating to other Buckeye State cities if owner Penn National Gaming Inc. has its way, but the moves won't come without opposition.

  • Tar Heel Mom and Hilda's Passion, who finished 1-2 in the Sugar Swirl meet again in the Hurricane Bertie.<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%3D9372188%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tar Heel Mom, Hilda's Passion Back in 'Bertie

    Tar Heel Mom and Hilda's Passion staged a rugged stretch battle in the Sugar Swirl Stakes (gr. III) one month ago and both return to Gulfstream Park Feb. 13 to renew their rivalry in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes.

  • Derby Mo-jo, Part 1

    As part of special series leading up to the Triple Crown, Mike Repole, owner of undefeated champion Uncle Mo, has agreed to author an exclusive guest blog for Triple Crown Talk.

  • THS: Robert B. Lewis and El Camino Real

    Jason, Tom, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) and the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Robert B. Lewis.

  • Kentucky Officials Learn About Livestock Through KHC Training

    The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) in partnership with the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association (KCA) will offer Level I Livestock Investigation Training in Wilmore, Ky., on March 16-18. The three-day intensive hands-on training prepares animal control and peace officers for the investigation and case management of livestock situations.

  • Styrofoam's Effects on Forefoot Pressure and Load Distribution (AAEP 2010)

    Laminitis is a critical cause of lameness in horses: Not only is the exact cause not known in all cases, but considerable controversy persists about how to treat and manage this disease. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., Jennifer Schleining, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS-LA, a clinician in the depa...