I’ll Have Another . . . shock wave therapy treatment please

I'll Have Another wins the 2012 Ky Derby. Matthew Stockman / Getty Images.

Written by JANE ALLIN News of this year’s Kentucky Derby winner, I’ll Have Another, undergoing extracorporeal (outside the body) shock wave therapy (ESWT) on his back shortly before the race drew some speculation as to the objective of this strategy. Apparently there was nothing wrong with the horse, at least according to his owner, Paul… Continue reading I’ll Have Another . . . shock wave therapy treatment please

Milkshakes, snake venom involved in charges against trainer Delahoussaye

Cross-posted from the Thoroughbred Times Written by JEFF LOWE (29 July 2010) -- Pennsylvania trainer Darrel Delahoussaye was arrested on Wednesday and charged with attempting to fix races at Penn National Race Course, based on evidence and testimony that he administered milkshakes and snake venom to horses before they raced. State police charged Delahoussaye, whose… Continue reading Milkshakes, snake venom involved in charges against trainer Delahoussaye

Milkshaker O’Neill to run two in Breeders’ Cup (US)

By VIVIAN GRANT It all seems to be a case of the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to horse racing in the US. The Good and the Ugly The NTRA made a big noise a few days ago about cleaning up Thoroughbred racing, starting with drugs. The announcement met with much… Continue reading Milkshaker O’Neill to run two in Breeders’ Cup (US)