Headlines for Friday, June 24, 2011

  • Florida TBOA Takes Step Toward Possible Meet

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has taken the first step toward converting its Quarter Horse permit to a Thoroughbred permit, for a possible Thoroughbred race meet in Marion County.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Curragh

    Simon Burgess talks to Paul Hensey, Curragh Race Course Manager, about the layout of the course and the weather for the weekend.

  • Blame's victory in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic was nominated in the category of "Best Upset."  <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%3D9272286%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Blame Nominated for Espy Award

    The 2010 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Blame, along with the movie "Secretariat" and jockeys Ramon Dominguez, Garrett Gomez, and John Velazquez were nominated for Espy Awards.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Contenders

    Simon Burgess talks with Thom Malone of Paddy Power, the largest bookmaker in Ireland, about prospects for the Irish Derby and other races of the weekend.Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Contenders

    Simon Burgess talks with Thom Malone of Paddy Power, the largest bookmaker in Ireland, about prospects for the Irish Derby and other races of the weekend. Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Irish Derby Interview - The Curragh

    Simon Burgess talks to Paul Hensey, Curragh Race Course Manager, about the layout of the course and the weather for the weekend.Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Preparing the Next Generation: Initial Vaccinations for Foal

    With the foaling season in full swing, new foals are enjoying life at farms, ranches, and breeding facilities around the country. While most foals are protected from common equine diseases by maternal antibodies in the mare's colostrum (the mare's first milk that antibodies that help protect the foal's immune system) for the first few months o...

  • Digestive Health Through the Seasons

    A horse's digestion is closely tied to his overall health and well-being. Although people might be able to get away with a junk food-based diet for a while, a horse cannot, and food-associated diseases such as colic and founder will become an issue if a good diet is absent. And as seasons change, a horse's nutritional needs require a little tweaki...