Headlines for Monday, February 14, 2011

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Downs Cuts Simo Operations

    Suffolk Downs has reduced its simulcasting operation in the wake of the ongoing dispute with the New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association over a contract for the 2011 live racing season.

  • Ky. Derby Trail: Catching up on the Sleepers

    Our report on this weekend's stakes action will appear on Tuesday, but for now there are several allowance and maiden races from the past several weeks that should be touched on, based solely on observation.

  • Uncle Mo

    Uncle Mo Tops Graded Earnings List

    Undefeated Uncle Mo tops the graded stakes earnings list for 3-year-olds that will likely determine the participants in the field for the 137th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby.

  • Catastrophic Ocular Surface Failure in the Horse (AAEP 2010)

    The soft, expressive equine eye holds a great fascination for horse lovers. And although it's normally a resilient structure, it's not immune from injury. At the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., Dennis Brooks, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVO, a professor of ophthalmology at of the University ...

  • Providing Nutritional Support for the Equine Skeletal System

    Throughout a horse's life, bone adapts and changes continually in relationship to its environment. Osteochondrosis (OCD) is the failure of the bone to develop strong cross-linkage of collagen fibers (which affects the cartilage) and is most commonly caused by poor nutrition, mechanical trauma, and rapid growth, with nutrition being the most important....

  • TheHorse.com Receives Post-WEG Alltech 'A+' Award

    Alltech, American Horse Publications (AHP), and the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ) are delighted to announce the recipients of the Alltech 'A+' Award, established to honor creativity, passion, and excellence in equine journalism with stories connected to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The post-Games media contest,...