Headlines for Wednesday, March 6, 2013

  • Dubai Carnival: March 6 Morning Training

    Horses featured include Secret Asset (#203), Trail Blazer (#206), Faridat (#207), Royal Diamond (#199), and Saddlers Rock (#200), August Rush (#195).

  • Dubai Carnival: Edward Lynam - Sole Power

    Trainer Edward Lynam talks about his horse, group I-winning European sprinter Sole Power, who is the 4-to-1 morning-line favorite in the Meydan Sprint.

  • Dubai Carnival: Kieren Fallon

    Kieren Fallon talks about Little Mike and Dullahan, both of which he will ride on March 9 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Carnival: Angela Walker

    Dubai Carnival: Angela Walker, Assistant Trainer to Dale Romans, talks about Dullahan and Little Mike.

  • Dubai Carnival: Trainer Edward Lynam

    Trainer Edward Lynam talks about his horse, group I-winning European sprinter Sole Power, who is the 4-to-1 morning-line favorite in the Meydan Sprint.

  • Dubai Carnival: Kieren Fallon

    Kieren Fallon talks about Little Mike and Dullahan, both of which he will ride on March 9 at Meydan.

  • Judge Rejects Motion by Veitch's Attorneys

    A Circuit Court judge in Kentucky has rejected a motion from attorneys for John Veitch to be able to take a deposition from a member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in connection with the Life At Ten case.

  • Fort Larned makes his 2013 debut in the Gulfstream Park Handicap.

    Fort Larned Starts Season in Gulfstream 'Cap

    Fort Larned, who has not started since his gutsy victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will face five opponents when he makes his 5-year-old debut March 9 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. I).

  • And They're Off: March Madness Edition

    Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.

  • Favorite Sangster Kicks Clear in Auckland Cup

    A revitalized Sangster handily won the $500,000 Auckland Cup (NZ-I) March 6 at Ellerslie, tallying a third consecutive win and second group I victory in as many starts after snapping an eight-race winless skid.

  • WV Bill Lowers Minimum Number of Racing Dates

    Legislation introduced in the West Virginia Senate March 6 calls for several statutory changes regarding racing, including a substantial reduction in the minimum number of dates a track must schedule each year.

  • John Deere Renews NTRA Partnership

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that agriculture equipment manufacturer John Deere has renewed its sales and marketing partnership with the NTRA for an additional two years.

  • Improved Demand Boosts Sales at Inglis

    Paced by a Holy Roman Emperor colt bought for the top price of $110,000 (US$112,610), the second session of the Inglis Melbourne premier yearling sale closed March 6 with increases in two primary economic indicators.

  • Hoof Angles' Impact on Lameness Examined

    Get out your protractors: New research shows that the various angles of the outer and inner hoof are directly linked to various kinds of lameness, and knowing the angles could help determine which kind of lameness a horse has or is likely to get.

  • Barn Fires: The Veterinarian's Role (AAEP 2012)

    A barn engulfed in flames, terrified whinnies coming from within the burning structure. Few scenarios are more frightening to owners of stable-kept horses. Veterinarians, with their regular trips to the barn, are in a unique position to advise horse owners on fire prevention. However, even with the best preventive measures, barn fires do happen, so it&#39...