Big Brown foot injury may retire him to the shed (US)

We love Big Brown, this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, who stunned racing enthusiasts and pundits alike by finishing dead last in the final leg of the Triple Crown at Belmont. Haunted by foot troubles by way of cracked heels, Big Brown tore a chunk of flesh out of his off hind foot while… Continue reading Big Brown foot injury may retire him to the shed (US)

Owners of a horse hospital face critics on many fronts

By BRUCE LAMBERT | New York Times | Published: July 13, 2008 ----------- Mr. Lambert introduces this story with: ELMONT NY -- WHILE thoroughbred racing fans argue over Big Brown’s spectacular rise and fall, his owners are stirring another debate here, over an elaborate new orthopedic hospital for horses set to open late this summer.… Continue reading Owners of a horse hospital face critics on many fronts