Graded Stakes Triple Nets Irad Ortiz Jockey Of The Week Title

With more stakes wins than any other jockey, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for September 9-16, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than …

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Horseplay is Serious Business For Babies

The opportunity for foals to run and play isn’t just a great way to burn off energy; play is essential for healthy bone development. New Zealand researchers Chris Rogers and Keren Dittmer of Massey University concluded that playing for foals not only immediately impacts bone, but it provides the framework …

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Oxbow Gelding Tops CTHS Alberta Yearling Sale

The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Division) Yearling Sale saw across-the-board declines during its 2019 renewal, and it was topped by an Oxbow gelding who changed hands for $48,000 (Canadian). The single-day auction took place Sept. 11 at Westerner Park in Red Deer, Alberta, with 69 yearlings bringing a combined …

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