Headlines for Sunday, January 29, 2012

  • Liaison holding off Rousing Sermon to win the CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park.

    Rousing Sermon Drills, 'Ready to Go' in Lewis

    California-bred Rousing Sermon, beaten only a neck by Liaison in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park last month, worked four furlongs Jan. 29 in :47 2/5 for his 3-year-old bow in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes Feb. 4.

  • Algorithms

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    Algorithms Derails Champ Hansen in Holy Bull

    Algorithms overtook juvenile champion Hansen approaching mid-stretch en route to an easy victory in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park, handing the odds-on favorite the first defeat of his career.

  • Broadway's Alibi

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    Broadway's Alibi Makes Splash in Forward Gal

    Favored Broadway's Alibi, racing on an off-track for the first time in her career, made quite a splash in her stakes debut with a dominating 16 3/4-length victory in the Forward Gal (gr. II) Jan. 29 at rainy Gulfstream Park.

  • Papaw Bodie leaves the rest behind in the John B. Connally Turf Cup.

    Papaw Bodie Surges to Connally Turf Cup Win

    Making his stakes debut in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup, favored Papaw Bodie surged to the lead in upper stretch to post a convincing win at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 28.

  • Patella Infections in Foals Require Prompt Care (AAEP 2011)

    Call the vet, or wait and see? When concerned about a foal's health--particularly when infections are suspected--waiting is never a good idea. Osteomyelitis in young foals, for instance, requires immediate treatment, as Alastair Kay, BVSc, MS, Dipl. ACVS, MRCVS, equine surgeon at Minister Equine Clinic, in North Yorkshire, U.K., relayed at the 2011 Am...