Blood Money: Salix and Beyond – Part 1, the Blood

Blood Money by Jane Allin Part 1

by JANE ALLIN Int'l Fund for Horses Special Report PART 1, THE BLOOD THE North American Thoroughbred racing industry is rife with the natter of race day and other medications where polarized delegations continue to vehemently argue in defense of their convictions one way or another. Lasix (furosemide), now renamed Salix for use in animals,… Continue reading Blood Money: Salix and Beyond – Part 1, the Blood

Rachel Alexandra, foal taken to equine clinic

Rachel Alexandra and her Curlin foal.

Cross-posted from The Blood-Horse via the Associated Press Rachel Alexandra, the 2009 Horse of the Year, and her newborn colt have been taken to an equine clinic for pain management related to the birth, according to a spokesman. Spokeswoman Caroline Shaw said in an e-mail Jan. 27 that Rachel Alexandra and the colt are expected… Continue reading Rachel Alexandra, foal taken to equine clinic

Zenyatta Among Eclipse Award Artists in eBay Auction of Moneighs

ReRun, the Thoroughbred adoption program, announces it will hold a special auction of “Moneighs®” on eBay, January 13-17, 2011. A Moneigh® is a 16” x 20” original, abstract painting created by a famous horse. Proceeds from the auction benefit the retired Thoroughbreds in Rerun’s adoption program. This auction will feature Eclipse Award winners of past… Continue reading Zenyatta Among Eclipse Award Artists in eBay Auction of Moneighs

Eight Belles still haunts racing (US)

Cross-posted from The Gazette, Schenectady, New York By MIKE MacADAM | Gazette Reporter | 19 Oct 2008 With the Breeders’ Cup fast approaching, the two big unsolved horse racing mysteries of 2008 remain: Why did Big Brown bomb in the Belmont Stakes? Why did Eight Belles break both front legs in the moments after the… Continue reading Eight Belles still haunts racing (US)