Headlines for Monday, February 11, 2013

  • Bernick Buys Arqana Sale Topper

    Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm near Ocala went to a sale-topping price of 200,000 euros to secure a Galileo filly at the Arqana February mixed sale Feb. 11 in Deauville.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Has Competition for Casino License

    Suffolk Downs will face much stiffer competition for the sole destination resort casino license designated for the Greater Boston area now that Foxwoods Resort Casino has entered the crowded field in Massachusetts.

  • TrueNicks Key Ancestors with Alan Porter

    TrueNicks' Ian Tapp sits down with Alan Porter, the creator of the TrueNicks rating, to discuss strategies and commercial considerations for using the new Key Ancestors Report. Up for discussion is Oregon Lady, a graded stakes-winning Shamardal mare who recently sold for $475,000 at Keeneland January in foal to Elusive Quality. Read the article here.

  • Beloveda, Hip 105, sold for $205,000 at the FTK Winter Mixed Sale.

    Half to Golden Mystery Brings $205K at F-T

    Beloveda, a half sister to recent Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) winner Golden Mystery, brought the highest price so far at the Feb. 11 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale when she was bought for $205,000 by Gainesway.

  • Using Intra-Articular Corticosteroids (AAEP 2012)

    Corticosteroids can be an equine joint's best friend or its worst enemy, depending on the veterinarian's approach: Has he or she made a clear diagnosis of osteoarthritis? How many times has the horse's joint been injected already, and is the horse a high-performance athlete? Which joint is the practitioner targeting, and what's going on wi...