Headlines for Tuesday, August 13, 2013

  • Trainer John Kimmel

    Law Panelists Note Progress in Drug Reform

    While the topics at this year's Saratoga Institute on Racing and Gaming Law were similar to those at other industry meetings this summer, the tenor of the presentations and perspectives of the panelists were not.

  • Health Zone: A Hard Look at Laminitis

    The causes and mechanics of laminitis still stump many researchers, but progress is being made to understand and, thus, treat this destructive disease better.

  • Nat Rea (right) at the 2013 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

    Newcomer Rea to See First Horses Race Soon

    Nearly a year after Nat Rea bought his first Thoroughbreds, the Canadian will see the first runners bearing the colors of his Regis stable in action before the end of the current Saratoga Race Course meet.

  • Silvano in the 2001 Arlington Million.

    Silvano Bringing Stamina to South Africa

    by Darryl Sherer<br /> Sprint stallions tend to dominate in South Africa, so when German-bred Silvano began shuttling in 2003 to the Jacobs family-owned Maine Chance Farm in the Western Cape, he became a revelation.

  • Saratoga 150th Anniversary - Jim Bond

    Trainer Jim Bond explains why Saratoga is special. Jim tells how long he has been training at Saratoga, how many horses he has running at the meet this year, and the New York Bred program.

  • Top Foal-Related Studies of 2012-'13

    Even though they&#39;re small in stature, foals can have some big health problems. And researchers around the world are continually working to better understand these health problems and find more effective ways to treat them. At the 2013 Society for Theriogenology Conference, held Aug. 7-10 in Louisville, Ky., Chris Sanchez, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, associ...