Headlines for Wednesday, June 29, 2011

  • Life At Ten before the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.

    Veitch, Vets Testify in Life At Ten Case

    The chief state steward overseeing racing in Kentucky and several veterinarians testified June 29 that they saw nothing out of the ordinary with Life At Ten prior to her participation in the Ladies' Classic.

  • Wife of Farm Manager Found Dead at Calumet

    A landscaping crew working at Calumet Farm found the body of 48-year-old Linda Witman of Lexington sometime around 9:30 a.m. June 29. The Fayette County coroner's office said the cause of death hasn't been determined.

  • Victor's Cry won the 2010 Shoemaker Mile at odds of 21-1.<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%3D9035395%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Victor's Cry Gets Respect in Shoemaker Mile

    Victor's Cry returns to defend his title in the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT) July 2 at Hollywood Park. While he's no lock to go favored, he's going to get more respect than he did in springing last year's 21-1 shock.

  • Colizeo tries for his first graded win of 2011 in the Suburban.

    Colizeo Looks to Go All the Way in Suburban

    Colizeo looks to be lone speed in the $300,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) and the son of Distorted Humor will try to take advantage to pick up his first graded stakes of the season when he meets five others July 2 at Belmont.

  • Queen's Plate winner Inglorious

    Inglorious Basks in Classic Glow

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Inglorious' pedigree is rich with solid female strains, surely a good omen for her own career as a broodmare. But that is for the future -- her present is as the undisputed queen of Candian racing.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9517735%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Animal Kingdom Out for the Year

    After examining a second set of X-rays, it was determined that the leg injury suffered by Animal Kingdom was more serious than initially thought and he will not race again this season.

  • John Veitch at the June 28 hearing.

    Veitch Defends Actions in Life At Ten Case

    John Veitch, the chief state steward for Kentucky Thoroughbred racing, defended his actions June 28 during a hearing in connection with Life At Ten's run in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Down

  • Recumbent Horses: Factors Associated With Survival

    Finding a horse recumbent (unable to rise after lying down) is a nightmare no horse owner wants to experience. Once a horse is recumbent, veterinarians often offer a poor prognosis. But according to Laramie Winfield, DVM, of the University of California (UC), Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine, owners and their veterinarians should evaluate several fac...