Headlines for Sunday, July 3, 2011

  • Bear It's Time

    Bear It's Time Gets Up for Bison City Win

    Bear It's Time, under urging from Luis Contreras on the final turn, was all out to get up by a head in the $260,800 Bison City Stakes, the second jewel of Canada's Triple Tiara for 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine.

  • Devil By Design wins the Chicago Handicap.

    Devil by Design Dashes to Chicago 'Cap Win

    Devil by Design, making her season debut for trainer Bill Mott, overcame early trouble to take control in the final furlong, winning the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) July 3 at Arlington Park.

  • Millionreasonswhy wins the Matron Stakes.

    Millionreasonswhy Provides Answer in Matron

    Millionreasonswhy, invading from Colonial Downs, wore down pacesetting Say a Novena in the stretch and edged away late to register a handy win in the $150,000 Matron Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park July 3.

  • Clostridium difficile: Advancements in Understanding

    It might be difficult to imagine that a few tiny organisms can proliferate and cause an infection so serious it could result in the death or euthanasia of the host horse. For instance, one of the most dangerous organisms that can sicken horses is the bacterium Clostridium difficile. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, Dipl. ACVIM, associate professor at the Universit...