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by Sparrow Castle
Tue May 28, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 65353

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Senator Dianne Feinstein calls for suspension of racing at Santa Anita For the second time in as many months, California Senator Dianne Feinstein has called for a suspension of racing at Santa Anita in reaction to a series of equine fatalities at the track. In a five-paragraph statement released on...
by Sparrow Castle
Tue May 28, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 14912

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019

Trainer Art Sherman bouncing back from cancer surgery There hasn’t been a more welcoming presence on the Del Mar backside during the racetrack’s summer meet in recent years than trainer Art Sherman , and it’s likely to stay that way for 2019. The 82-year-old trainer underwent surgery to remove a ca...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon May 27, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Three G1s Monday @ Santa Anita
Replies: 20
Views: 1890

Re: Three G1s Monday @ Santa Anita

Well, as the mother of the Bolo thread, this makes me very happy! https://thoroughbredchampions.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2868&hilit=Bolo It makes me happy too. I hate to admit it, but I took him out of my VS early this year to make way for the newly minted two year olds. I'm glad for all who k...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon May 27, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The WAR HORSE Chronicles
Replies: 996
Views: 174594

Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Soi Phet's career near the end https://www.drf.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_main/photos/Soi%20Phet.Powell,%20Leonard01.2-10-19.BL_.jpg Barbara D. Livingston -The 11-year-old Soi Phet, here with trainer Leonard Powell, may have one more start before being retired. ARCADIA, Calif. – Soi...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon May 27, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Chad Brown has been ordered to pay more than $1 million ....
Replies: 27
Views: 2682

Re: Chad Brown has been ordered to pay more than $1 million ....

@Shamiamnot The Chad Brown-trained Almanaar wins the $200k Monmouth Stakes. If my math is correct, that works out to each of his employees getting $0 if you're a racing fan on twitter, and you're not following this guy, you're missing out. That's the truth. He never fails to make my day a little fu...
by Sparrow Castle
Sun May 26, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Waiting for news on ...
Replies: 1604
Views: 300770

Re: Waiting for news on ...

Ron Flatter @ronflatter 11m11 minutes ago From @BritneyEurton on @TVG: A @santaanitapark official told her that Kochees "suffered a bilateral sesamoid injury but not a compound fracture, meaning he will be a good candidate for surgery. (He is) being further evaluated at the (Hollendorfer) barn as w...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat May 25, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Waiting for news on ...
Replies: 1604
Views: 300770

Re: Waiting for news on ...

Ron Flatter @ronflatter 11m11 minutes ago From @BritneyEurton on @TVG: A @santaanitapark official told her that Kochees "suffered a bilateral sesamoid injury but not a compound fracture, meaning he will be a good candidate for surgery. (He is) being further evaluated at the (Hollendorfer) barn as we...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat May 25, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: In Memoriam 2019
Replies: 390
Views: 46161

Re: In Memoriam 2019

C.J. Johnsen @ceejayjohnsen 3h3 hours ago It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Colonel Samsen . Unfortunately, he suffered a heart attack while galloping this morning. Samsen was the first homebred that I was involved with & opened the door to many other opportunities. Thank you f...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 24, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2019 Foals
Replies: 934
Views: 91344

Re: 2019 Foals

Francesca Altoft @FrancescaJane_x
1h1 hour ago
So lovely to meet this special little lady at @Tweenhills today. The late Just The Judge's Galileo filly, doing just fine with her foster mum.
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by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: In Memoriam 2019
Replies: 390
Views: 46161

Re: In Memoriam 2019

Crupi `Leaves a Huge Void’ The American Turf is a less colorful place today as horsemen everywhere mourn the loss overnight of one of its most vivid and accomplished characters, James “J.J.” Crupi . He was 79. His many grieving friends in the business could comfort themselves that while Crupi had s...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 24, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: News & Notes - 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1429

Re: News & Notes - 2019

Calder Casino May Lose Slots License Churchill Downs Inc.'s Calder Casino in South Florida is in danger of losing its slots license after an administrative law judge ruled that the operation is not compliant with state law because of the absence of a “contiguous and connected” building from which t...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 24, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Three-Year-Olds
Replies: 451
Views: 39730

Re: 2019 Three-Year-Olds

Game Winner, Baffert to pass on Belmont Stakes; Joevia now possible Game Winner , last year's 2-year-old champion male and fifth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, will not run in the Belmont Stakes, trainer Bob Baffert confirmed Friday. "I want to get him really, really right," Baffert said. "T...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: The VENT Thread
Replies: 3786
Views: 416702

Re: The VENT Thread

Catalina wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 7:33 pm
Best wishes to all of you looking at surgery down the road.
Thanks, Catalina. I'm hoping for the best for all of us. And horse racing needs us strong and healthy!
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: HBO
Replies: 7
Views: 906

Re: HBO

Slow to respond, let's hope they keep updating this document and get the info out before the next such incident. Better yet, prepare it in talking points format, publish it on their website, and distribute it to all tracks, commissions, and alphabet soups so we can all get on the same page. Read the...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Older Horses - 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 20627

Re: Older Horses - 2019

Sad not to have him out there defending his Mile victory, but glad Howard's playing it safe with him. Tendon tear sidelines Barkley for season Barkley , the top older horse at Emerald Downs, will not race again this year. “He has a slight tear in one of his tendons so we’re going to stop on him,” sa...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: The VENT Thread
Replies: 3786
Views: 416702

Re: The VENT Thread

The problem I've run into is the lack of big-picture thinking and coordination among the practitioners. Yep, it's called "practicing" medicine because they're truly just practicing on us. They make a diagnosis based on their particular specialty even if it explains only one of the symptoms and they...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Chad Brown has been ordered to pay more than $1 million ....
Replies: 27
Views: 2682

Re: Chad Brown has been ordered to pay more than $1 million ....

Matt Hegarty @DRFHegarty 1h1 hour ago Updated Brown story: Four other trainers acknowledge audits of labor practices: Brown agrees to pay $1.6 million for violating labor laws ... Although a spokesman for the Department of Labor declined to comment on the scope of its investigation into trainers in ...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 14912

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019

Hollendorfer to have 20-horse stable at Belmont Park The Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, based primarily on the West Coast for his career, will have an East Coast presence this summer, sending approximately 20 horses to New York for the summer. “A couple of clients expressed an interest in...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 65353

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Informative article. PET and MRI: A Brave New Diagnostic World Earlier this month, The Stronach Group announced the arrival later this year at Santa Anita of the Longmile Positron Emission Tomography (MILE-PET) Scan machine-a technology currently under development at California’s UC Davis, that coul...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu May 23, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 892
Views: 65353

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Bloodhorse is getting smart about which articles they won't allow commenting. Santa Anita Progress Outlined to California Lawmakers Industry participants, a track owner, other stakeholders, and even a member of an animal welfare group noted that changes at Santa Anita Park aiming to improve equine s...