Headlines for Friday, January 20, 2012

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    Hansen Leads Holy Bull Probables

    Kendall Hansen and Sky Chai Racing's undefeated 3-year-old Hansen is still on target to launch his campaign in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 29 at Gulfstream Park.

  • WV Rules Allow Ejected Licensees to Appeal

    The West Virginia Racing Commission, in the wake of a state Supreme Court of Appeals decision, has amended some procedural rules to specifically allow occupational permit holders to appeal racetrack ejections.

  • First Reported Foal for Munnings

    Multiple graded stakes winner Munnings was represented by his first reported foal when a colt produced from Heaven's Grace (by Untuttable) was foaled at Anstu Farm in Millbrook, N.Y.

  • EHV-1: What We Know and What We Learned (AAEP 2011)

    The multistate equine herpesvirus outbreak in May 2011 illustrated the importance of infectious disease control in the equine community. At the 2011 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry Black, DVM, summarized the outbreak in a group table topic discussion that he moderated with Josie Traub-D...

  • Sporting Activity After Colic Surgery in Horses (AAEP 2011)

    The decision on whether to take a horse to colic surgery is one that's generally based on both prognosis and financial considerations. Thus, an equine surgeon must be able to counsel horse owners on the expected surgical outcome and required convalescence following hospital discharge so a timely decision can be made. At the 2011 American Association o...