Headlines for Friday, December 14, 2012

  • 9-Year-Old Owner Has Runner in Valedictory

    Joshua Attard, 9-year-old son of trainer Kevin Attard, sends out Get A Grip in the $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) Dec. 16, the last stake of the Woodbine campaign on the final card of the 2012 season.

  • Pimlico Racing

    Maryland Groups Have 10-Year Deal for Racing

    The key organizations in Maryland Thoroughbred racing announced Dec. 14 they have struck a 10-year-agreement for racing at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course.

  • Connecticut OKs Sportech Venues ADW Service

    The online wagering market will gain a new player this spring after Sportech Venues gained state approval to launch an Advance Deposit Wagering service at its Winners off-track betting unit in Connecticut.

  • Steve Wynn

    Suffolk Downs Has Casino License Competition

    The race for the sole destination resort casino license designated for the Boston area won't be a walkover. Now Suffolk Downs will face formidable competition from Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn.

  • Unique Auction for Lexington Equine Academy

    The Equine Academy at Lexington Catholic High School is hosting a truly unique eBay auction. If you still have holiday shopping to do, but don't want to brave the crowds at the mall, try a little shopping from your sofa.

  • Codino is perfect in three career starts.

    Undefeated Colts Meet in Asahi Hai Futurity

    Codino and A Shin Top will bid to close the year undefeated Dec. 16 in Japan's marquee race for juvenile males, the Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes (Jpn-I) at Nakayama Racecourse.

  • Identifying Laminitic Changes with MRI

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) might offer evidence of laminitic changes in a horse's hoof before the disease is otherwise identified. Equine radiologist and consultant Alexia McKnight, DVM, Dipl. ACVR, of McKnight Insight, in Chadds Ford, Pa., shared her anecdotal experience identifying laminitic changes via MRI during her presentation "Equine...