Headlines for Sunday, January 27, 2013

  • Premier Steps wins the  Sweetest Chance Stakes.

    Premier Steps Gets Initial U.S. Triumph

    Favored Premier Steps, handled confidently by jockey Javier Castellano, caught pacesetting Discreet Marq in the last strides to post a neck victory in the $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27.

  • Fed Biz

    Baffert's Fed Biz, Guilt Trip Drill for Strub

    Fed Biz and Guilt Trip, the one-three finishers in a three-horse photo in the San Fernando Stakes (gr. II), worked six furlongs in company on Santa Anita's wet/fast main track on the morning of Jan. 27 for the Strub Stakes.

  • After the Wire - 1/27/2013

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Holy Bull Stakes as well as a few other stellar performances from the weekend. What did you think of the Holy Bull Stakes?

  • 'Cheap 'n' Easy' Method for Evaluating Stallion Sperm Described (AAEP 2012)

    Veterinarians and breeding farm managers regularly examine stallion semen samples under a microscope to check sperm motility, especially samples from horses with suspected fertility issues. But while they can check sperm for this common fertility measure on the farm or in the average veterinary clinic, evaluating sperm morphology--to ensure the head, midp...