Algorithms injured, first horse off the 2012 Derby trail

Algorithms Head On by Adam Coglianese

The Blood-Horse reports that Algorithms is off the Derby trail due to a "fractured splint bone" revealed in an x-ray of the colt's right front leg. Algorithms is the first horse off the 2012 Kentucky Derby trail. Can we expect more? Sadly we can if last year is anything to go by. A number of… Continue reading Algorithms injured, first horse off the 2012 Derby trail

Industry groups create Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Thoroughbred Racehorse

A broad-based group of Thoroughbred industry stakeholders announced today the establishment of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)—an organization designed to serve as both the accrediting body for aftercare facilities that care for Thoroughbreds following the conclusion of their racing careers and a fundraising body to support these approved facilities. Funded initially by seed money from… Continue reading Industry groups create Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance