Headlines for Friday, January 24, 2014

  • Lot 53, a Giant's Causeway filly, sold for 3.2 million rands ($292,368) on Jan. 23.

    Giant's Causeway Filly Co-Topper at Cape Sale

    A Giant's Causeway filly shared the top price paid during the first day of the 2014 Cape Premier yearling sale that ended with an aggregate of 45,975,000 rands (US$4,200,510).

  • Biondetti's First Foal a Filly

    Biondetti's first foal is out of the Elusive Quality mare Elusive Blackjack. The breeder is Sergio Ripamonte and the filly is the second foal for the half sister to stakes winner Hirschy.

  • Outcomes of Solar Surface Penetration Injuries Studied

    Hoof sole penetration injuries are no small matter, though they might be nearly indiscernible to the eye and affect a small area. It’s more about what’s going on deep inside the hoof, where concealed damage to internal structures can be disastrous; the prognosis for horses injuring these structures to return to their prior athletic level is of...