Headlines for Tuesday, December 11, 2012

  • New NYRA Board to Address Ethics

    The board is expected to adopt a new code of ethics for board members and employees and put in place legal requirements regarding disclosure of outside business activities by board members.

  • And They're Off: Black Wednesday Edition

    Steve and Lenny review the changes in graded stakes, Gulfstream Park's pursuit of the Breeders' Cup, and Steve gives his top 20 horses that are potential Triple Crown contenders.

  • Joha

    Grade I Winner Joha to be Sold at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Joha will be offered as a racing prospect at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, according to Allen Kershaw. The soon-to-be 3-year-old son of Johar will sell the first day of the sale, Jan. 7.

  • Arqana Sale Closes with Record Receipts

    The Arqana breeding stock sale concluded Dec. 11 in Deauville with a new benchmark in overall total receipts for the four-day auction that was bolstered by strong numbers at the top end of the market.

  • Preventing Fall and Winter Colic

    The fall is a time of lovely colors, family get-togethers, and winding down the busy show season. However, fall is often a time of increased colic calls to veterinarians. While not all colic episodes can be prevented, paying attention to equine management can go a long way to decrease the incidence and the suffering of episodes.

  • Researcher: Work Objectively to Understand Equine Behavior

    Think we're getting close to finally figuring horses out completely? Well, we're not. But the good news is that by working entirely objectively, equitation scientists are beginning to enter into a new dimension of understanding equine behavior. And that, according to a leading equitation scientist, will lead us into a "Golden Age" of hor...