Headlines for Saturday, January 12, 2013

  • Fed Biz fights off Tritap to win the San Fernando.

    Fed Biz Bounces Back in San Fernando Triumph

    Fed Biz, a colt that came with a big price tag and a world of potential, recorded the first graded stakes win of his career with a gate-to-wire triumph in the $151,000 San Fernando (gr. II) Feb. 12 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Celebrating Chris Block's 1000th win.

    Trainer Chris Block Gets Win No. 1,000

    Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.

  • Dynamic Sky outfinishes entrymate Sky Commander to win the Pasco Stakes.

    Dynamic Sky Impressive in Pasco Win

    Dynamic Sky recovered from a tough trip to win the $100,000 Pasco Stakes over stablemate Sky Commander Jan. 12 at Tampa Bay Downs, giving owner John Oxley and trainer Mark Casse consecutive scores in the race.

  • Magic Millions Sale Continues Upward Trend

    The first four sessions of the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale wrapped up Jan. 12 with gains over last year in three key economic indicators. A Fastnet Rock filly topped the fourth session.

  • Variety Club Wins South African Queen's Plate

    South African Horse of the Year Variety Club, narrowly beaten in last year's L'Ormarins Queen's Plate (SAf-I), would not be denied this year when scoring a clear victory Jan. 12 at Kenilworth in Cape Town.

  • Necropsies Ordered in Aqueduct Horse Deaths

    Following the fourth catastrophic injury at Aqueduct during the current meet, the New York State Racing Board has ordered necropsies for all horses that are fatally injured while racing over the inner dirt track.

  • Laminitis Research Group Still Recruiting Cases (AAEP 2012)

    In a recent survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) members, 65% reported that laminitis is at the top of their list of conditions requiring more research and understanding. In 2000 the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service estimated that 13% of U.S. horse operations deal with horses affected by laminitis annually and that ...