Headlines for Monday, August 25, 2014

  • English Channel at Calumet Farm.

    V. E. Day Adds to English Channel's Resume

    With V. E. Day's Travers Stakes (gr. I), Calumet Farm stallion English Channel was represented by not only his first grade I winner but also showed that his offspring can compete at the highest level on dirt.

  • Haskin: A Victory for the Family

    Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) was not just about V.E. Day, but also V.J. Day. We had the Victory in Europe tie-in and the Victory for Jerkens tie-in.

  • Emphasis on Quality in Larger OBS Catalog

    Staging a successful auction or two is one thing. Sustaining long-term success is something else entirely, and that is exactly what Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. is doing these days in both the juvenile and yearling markets.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers S., Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving.

  • Inside Yearling Sales Prep: Exercise

    Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment considers the roles that equine swimming, automatic walkers, pasture turnout, and handwalking all can play in building fitness.

  • And They're Off: The Final Farewell

    Watch Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman bid Steve farewell as And They're Off moves to the next chapter with Lenny's Place. The duo discuss the Travers Stakes, Jimmy Jerkens, Tom Durkin, and give the top 8 reasons Steve is leaving ATO.

  • Calumet Farm's English Channel and V. E. Day

    Watch footage of English Channel as Calumet Farm stallion director Ken Wilkins discusses plans for Calumet Farm. Learn more about Travers Stakes winner V. E. Day, Optimizer updates, and how their 70 horses in training are doing. Read more on this visit to Calumet Farm here.

  • Racing at the Fair Grounds.

    Fair Grounds to Add Two Video Boards

    Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced Aug. 25 it is partnering with Coogan and Coogan, a Mandeville-based electronic video screen and scoreboard provider, for the purchase and installation of two new video boards.

  • Inside Yearling Sales Prep: Exercise

    Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment considers the roles that equine swimming, automatic walkers, pasture turnout, and handwalking all can play in building fitness. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition. View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.

  • Haynet Design and Forage Consumption Rates Studied

    It’s no secret that horses in modern management situations can benefit from slowed forage intake, which mimics feral horses' natural foraging tendencies. But do these slow feeders really work? A group of University of Minnesota researchers recently put two slow-feed haynets—one with medium-sized and one with small-sized openings—to t...