Headlines for Sunday, April 24, 2011

  • Liberian Freighter wins the 2011 Inglewood Handicap.

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    Inglewood Latest Haul for Liberian Freighter

    Liberian Freighter dictated the pace and once again proved too tough to pass in the lane, posting a half-length win in the $98,000 Inglewood Handicap (gr. IIIT), the Easter Day feature over the Hollywood Park turf April 24.

  • Stay Thirsty, inside with Calvin Borel, working at Churchill Downs.

    Stay Thirsty Sizzles; Mucho Macho Man Works

    Repole Stables' Stay Thirsty sizzled five furlongs in a "bullet" 1:00 over a sloppy track at Churchill Downs on Easter Sunday as he continued to prep for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Milestone 3,000th Win for Trainer Runco

    Jeff Runco became the 24th trainer in North American history to notch 3,000 wins in a career when Sweet Halucination won the fifth race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on April 23 by 8 1/2 lengths.

  • Vaccinating Pregnant Mares for Equine Viral Arteritis

    In the event of an equine viral arteritis (EVA) outbreak, is it safe to vaccinate your pregnant mare so she develops the immunity she needs to prevent infection and resulting abortion? The results of a recent collaborative study completed by researchers at the University of Kentucky and Oklahoma State University indicate that the answer in most cases is yes.