Churchill Downs Racetrack has looked within its organization to fill a pair
of key positions on its team by naming Ryan Jordan to the post of General
Manager and promoting Greg Bush to Vice President, Operations at the historic
home of the Kentucky Derby.
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer, who stands at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., and fellow WinStar stallion Sidney's Candy have had their first mares pronounced in foal.
Mike Harrington admits it's not ideal, but the trainer has decided to run both of his Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopefuls this weekend in the $300,000 San Felipe (gr. II) at Santa Anita.
The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is providing coordination for the U.S. Equine Disaster Relief Fund to support horse owners affected by last week's tornadoes. The KHC has experience responding to equine crises through this fund and the Save Our Horses Fund.
Performance horses can develop a host of upper respiratory problems that can cause exercise intolerance, abnormal respiratory sounds, and poor performance. Fortunately, veterinarians have fine-tuned numerous methods for evaluating the upper respiratory tract for abnormalities. An equine surgeon recently reviewed these in a presentation to veterinarians at...