Headlines for Sunday, January 15, 2012

  • Joel Rosario

    Rosario Handed Five-Day Ban

    Leading Santa Anita jockey Joel Rosario was handed a five-day suspension for causing interference that resulted in a spill near the finish line of the ninth race Jan. 14, stewards announced.

  • Reneesgotzip wins the Santa Ynez.

    Reneesgotzip Zings Santa Ynez Foes

    Reneesgotzip, an impressive first-out maiden winner one month ago, sped to the front and never looked back while romping to a 7 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Jan. 15.

  • Persimmon Ingestion and Colic: A Retrospective Study

    Persimmon trees, commonly found in the southeastern United States, produce a fruit that's often enticing to horses and other equids. Consuming this fruit, however, can be deadly; its fibers and seeds can create an obstruction within the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, resulting in potentially serious impaction colic.