Headlines for Friday, July 12, 2013

  • The top-priced horse on closing day was 2-year-old No Such Zone.

    Market Demand Drives Tattersalls July Gains

    Eight horses sold for six figures at the Tattersalls July mixed sale, which ended its three-day run July 12 with advances for all major indicators and an 86.4% clearance rate that signified strong demand.

  • Hoofprints Walk of Fame Unveiled at Saratoga

    The New York Racing Association and the Saratoga 150 Committee unveiled their Hoofprints Walk of Fame July 12 honoring the most accomplished Thoroughbreds to compete at Saratoga Race Course during its 150-year history.

  • Elusive Kate Wins Falmouth 'Fair and Square'

    Elusive Kate dueled favorite Sky Lantern from the start in the Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (Eng-I) July 12 at Newmarket and prevailed by a neck over Great Britain's top 3-year-old filly after a stewards' inquiry.

  • Normandy Invasion<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/29026796_jvcnn8#!i=2488102563&k=hCMxPG6">Order This Photo</a>

    Normandy Invasion Examined by Hoof Specialist

    Fox Hill Farms' Normandy Invasion was examined by a hoof specialist July 12 at Saratoga and will miss the Travers Stakes (gr. I), but could still make the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), owner Rick Porter said.

  • 2013 Irish Derby winner Trading Leather<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2610818081&k=tDZHBJ7">Order This Photo</a>

    Mahubah's Corner: Jim Bolger

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Jim Bolger could be thought of as the 'little giant' in the Irish arena, given the magnitude of what he has accomplished while operating on a small scale.

  • Equine Pastern Dermatitis: A Pathologist's Perspective

    Inflammatory conditions of the pastern will be appearing with increasing frequency during the summer season. But as a diagnosis, &ldquo;pastern dermatitis&rdquo; leaves much to be desired. When this alone is noted on a biopsy report, it leaves the clinician and client with little useful knowledge.