Posted: January 16, 2020

Breeders' Cup Statement on Mongolian Groom Report

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 15, 2020) – Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Bramlage has released an evaluation report on Mongolian Groom’s  fatal injury in the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic.  Immediately following the 2019 Breeders’ Cup Classic, the Breeders’ Cup Board of Directors retained Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital’s Dr. Larry Bramlage to conduct an evaluation of Mongolian Groom’s pre-race condition and injury, as well as all pre-race safety and evaluation protocols in place for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships.  Dr. Bramlage conducted the evaluation, with support from outside counsel Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC...

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Posted: January 13, 2020

Remembering Walter Medio, the King of A.C.

I first met Walter Medio in May of 1987 at Atlantic City Racecourse. The track had just opened for stabling and the barn area was a ghost town. After driving past row after row of empty barns, I was about to give up my job search when I stumbled upon a thirty horse stable in Barn R. I parked and went in search of the trainer. A groom pointed me in the direction of a gray-haired man in glasses pushing a wheelbarrow full of manure. That was the first thing...

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Posted: January 11, 2020

Destination Hope

Introduction; Partnership Through Time The human/horse intersection has for centuries been a partnership that has always had a stronger connection than that of purely workmates. Far from beasts of burden horses have long served in an unofficial role as our emotional partners; their natural ability to sense, feel, absorb and reflect human emotion creates a cathartic and symbiotic relationship. The human and animal interspecies relationship is both mollifying and cohesive and different animals fit into different parameters of human wellness; for example dogs are wonderful human partners to be sure,...

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Updated List of Pegasus World Cup, and Pegasus Turf Invitees

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Graded-stakes winners Tenfold and Midcourt and Grade 1-placed Bodexpress, a popular local favorite, were added Sunday to the formal list of horses invited to the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday,...

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Magic Lilly Takes Thrilling Cape Verdi in Dubai

POSTED: January 16, 2020

DUBAI (January 16, 2020)—Thursday’s third meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse, which was sponsored by Azizi Developments, was highlighted by the Group 2 $250,000 Cape Verdi, a 1600m turf feature for...

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Mind Control Returns in Toboggan

POSTED: January 16, 2020

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Graded stakes action kicks off at Aqueduct Racetrack in 2020 when Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stables' Mind Control makes his long awaited return to the races, headlining a field of nine...

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Aqueduct News

POSTED: January 16, 2020

Aqueduct Racetrack Notes G1 Belmont Stakes winner Sir Winston breezes for $100K JazilG2 Remsen winner Shotski on target for a return to Aqueduct in G3 WithersKimmel stakes contingent coming together for 2020 campaignWar Stopper under consideration...

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Pletcher Sends Out Two Ladies

POSTED: January 16, 2020

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out a pair of stakes winners looking to make their respective 2020 debuts when Mathis Stable's Bellera and Kip Knelman's Another Broad compete in Sunday's 149th running of...

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