Keyword: Deirdre Biles

  • Randy Hartley

    Owner Not Angry With Mullins

    Florida pinhooker Randy Hartley, who owns an interest in Gato Go Win, said he wasn't angry at trainer Jeff Mullins for an incident that caused the colt to be scratched by stewards from the April 4 Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct the same day Mullins sent out I Want Revenge to win the Wood Memorial (gr. I).

  • Mike Mulligan

    Mulligan Update: Stable and Progressing

    Mike Mulligan, a leading consignor at sales of 2-year-olds in training, was in stable condition, with a head injury, at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla., March 9. Fasig-Tipton director of marketing Terence Collier reported March 10 that "they (doctors) are changing his medication levels today to raise him to the next level (of consciousness). All vital signs continue to be progressing."

  • Benny's Drive

    <i>By Deirdre B. Biles</i> - The death of former NASCAR champion Benny Parsons Jan. 16 brought back a lot of memories, reminding me that my roots aren't in horse racing but in another sport where horsepower is just as important.

  • Online Reprint: Pet Projects at New Bolton Center

    With their shaggy manes and stocky bodies, they look like children's pets. They are the kind of animals that make people coo and exclaim, "How cute!" But the semi-feral ponies that roam the spacious pasture at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center (NBC) are the subjects of serious scientific research.

  • Dr. Jon Palmer, a specialist in premature equine birth, is Director of Neo-Natal Care at New Bolton Center.

    Premature Foals a Priority for Palmer

    "A lot of the equipment you see on the television show 'ER' we have here," says Dr. Jon Palmer, an associate professor of medicine and the director of the center's neonatal program. "We have respirators, heart monitoring equipment, blood pressure monitoring equipment, and equipment that monitors exhaled gasses. We even have a defibrillator. I only wish I could get blood gasses as fast as they do on 'ER.' "