Headlines for Friday, April 8, 2011

  • To Honor and Serve<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%3D9301725%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Injury Sidelines To Honor and Serve

    To Honor and Serve, third in the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) earlier this year, has strained the suspensory ligament in his left foreleg, the Daily Racing Form reported April 8.

  • Air Support (left) gets up late to win the Transylvania on opening day at Keeneland.<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%3D9482455%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Air Support Up Late for Transylvania Win

    Stuart Janney III's homebred Air Support came from near the back of the field and ran down Great Mills in the final jump to win the $100,000 Transylvania (gr. IIIT) by a nose April 8 on opening day at Keeneland.

  • A.P. Indy<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%3D5229498%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Leading Sire A.P. Indy Pensioned

    Two-time leading North American sire A.P. Indy has been pensioned at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., after none of the mares bred to him this year have been pronounced in foal.

  • Weekend Derby Prep Analysis

    A huge weekend of racing like this, which includes three Derby preps and opening weekend of Keeneland, needs little introduction. Let's get right to it.

  • Diagnosing Equine Bone Fragility Syndrome (AAEP 2011)

    When owners think of potentially or ultimately fatal horse health conditions, colic, laminitis, or rabies are some common ailments that might come to mind. A less common eventually fatal condition is bone fragility syndrome (BFS). There's no known cause or cure, and researchers are just working to understand the debilitating disorder. Recently, a rese...

  • Supporting Healthy Equine Blood Sugar

    Healthy blood sugar is a major factor in equine health. When glucose is not efficiently delivered to or utilized by the target cells, a horse's ability to produce sustained metabolic energy is greatly diminished. This can result in a series of metabolic consequences that increase the stress hormones (i.e., cortisol), insulin, and inflammation; reduce ...