Thoroughbred Industry News

  • Study: Boots, Wraps Increase Leg Heat during Exercise

    Posted by Blood Horse on September 2, 2014
    Tendon boots help protect horses’ front legs from injuries such as hoof strikes or collisions with jumps. Wraps protect this sensitive area during travel or flat work. But Austrian researchers have determined that boots and wraps have definite effects on skin and tendon temperature as well—and those effects are probably not without health cons...
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  • Competitive Edge Super Sharp in Hopeful Romp

    Posted by Blood Horse on September 2, 2014
    Competitive Edge lived up to his 3-5 odds with a no-doubt-about-it romp in the $350,000 Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-olds on closing day of the Saratoga Race Course summer meet Sept. 1.
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  • Miss Serendipity, Blanc Snatch Yellow Ribbon

    Posted by Blood Horse on September 2, 2014
    Miss Serendipity, reunited with a confident Brice Blanc, roared down the center of the Del Mar turf course to capture the $200,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap (gr. IIT) Sept. 1.
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  • Haskin: A Day in the Life of Wise Dan

    Posted by Blood Horse on September 2, 2014
    The dawn is breaking on a beautiful, cool Saratoga morning. This is the day everyone in Charlie LoPresti's barn has been waiting for.
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  • Fall Meet at Los Alamitos Begins Sept. 5

    Posted by Blood Horse on September 2, 2014
    Live daytime racing comes back to Los Alamitos Race Course from Sept. 5-21 with an 11-day fall meeting in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Fair.
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