Keyword: gelding

  • OTTB Spotlight: Doctor Decherd

    Once again, I will be turning the attention of my blog to all things Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) after this week...But first I wanted to bring you this touching story about a sweet gelding named Doctor Decherd.

  • Gander retired after suffering injury while breezing at Saratoga.

    Gander Retired Following Leg Injury

    Gander, the grand old New York-bred gelding, has run his last race. The 8-year-old son of Cormorant suffered a fracture of the short pastern in his front leg while breezing at Saratoga Wednesday morning and is scheduled to fly to Kentucky Thursday morning for surgery.

  • Castration

    Castration usually rids a horse of unwanted stallion-like behavior, including screaming at and fighting with other horses and potentially aggressive behavior toward humans.

  • Unshaded (6), passes Albert the Great (on rail) en route to victory in this year's Travers Stakes.

    Unshaded Injured; To Undergo Surgery

    Trainer Carl Nafzger reported Friday that Unshaded came out of his Travers victory with a strained tendon in the left front leg and will undergo surgery at Rood & Riddle Clinic in Lexington, Ky. on Monday.