Genetics To Blame For Friesian’s Eye Issues

A study team led by Dr. Rebecca Bellone, of the University of California Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, has identified a genetic variant as the cause of a painful eye condition in Friesian horses. The condition, called distichiasis, causes hairs to grow at odd angles along the eyelid; these hairs rub…

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Miss Alacrity Gets First Stakes Win In Colleen At Monmouth

Miss Alacrity didn’t win Sunday’s $100,000 Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. by quite as big a margin as she did in her debut on May 20, but the Wesley Ward-trainee was nonetheless impressive once again. Disposing of the early speed horse, Kodama, coming out of the final…

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Munnyfor Ro Best In Woodbine Oaks

Munnyfor Ro, under a patient ride from Justin Stein, took the 66th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser Sunday at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto, Ontario. Trained by Kevin Attard for Raroma Stable Inc., Munnyfor Ro was the last to load in the first leg of the…

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