Headlines for Friday, December 27, 2013

  • Trainer David Jacobson

    Trainer David Jacobson Sets NYRA Wins Record

    David Jacobson broke the New York record for training victories in a year Dec. 27 at Aqueduct. Jacobson has 160 wins for the season at Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga, passing the mark set by Gary Contessa in 2007.

  • Purdue to Expand Indiana Equine Facilities

    The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine plans to build a $10 million equine hospital in Shelbyville, Ind., not far from Indiana Downs.

  • Managing Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Racehorses

    Racehorses must be healthy and at their peak fitness to be successful. One commonly combated health condition—exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, or EIPH—can be performance-limiting and even deadly among these athletes. And as racehorse medication reform has taken center stage in recent years, the racing world has been rife with controversy...