“Poker in Paradise” Set For July 23, 2011

4th Annual Charity “Poker in Paradise” Event Raises Funds to Care for Retired Racehorses –Tournament to be held on Opening Weekend of the 2011 Del Mar Racing Season– In support of providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of Thoroughbred horses that have raced in California, CARMA will be hosting their 4th annual charity Texas Hold...

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DEL MAR NOTES: Zucker snaps streak in meet’s first race

DEL MAR —- Trainer Howard Zucker went into Wednesday’s first race of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s meet 0-for-27 on the year. He exited 1-for-1 and a happy camper. Price ($10.40), appropriately named, thundered down the stretch under jockey Joe Talamo to become a two-time winner at the seaside oval. “He’s a great horse,” said Zucker,...

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EQUINE HEALTH & WELFARE ALLIANCE INAUGURAL FUNDRAISER

FEATURING IRISH TENOR ANTHONY KEARNS – DEBUTS AS PREMIER SUMMER EVENT Governor and First Lady Beshear, State Officials & VIPs of Horse World Attended Launch Party Lexington, KY – Internationally acclaimed Tenor Anthony Kearns brought guests of the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion to a rumbling applause after his impressive performance for the first-ever “A Night...

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Caring For Horses in Extreme Heat

Originally published on TheHorse.com As nearly half the United States is battling extreme summer temperatures, many horse owners are struggling to help their horses adjust, stay healthy, and remain comfortable. TheHorse.com caught up with Nancy Loving, DVM, an equine practitioner in Boulder, Colo., to find out what the most important things to consider are when caring...

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Retirement Donations Now Tax Deductible

Contributions by owners and breeders to The Jockey Club’s retirement checkoff program in support of Thoroughbred aftercare now qualify as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. The retirement checkoff program was implemented in 2009 with proceeds benefiting the retirement, retraining, and adoption efforts of Thoroughbred Charities of America and...

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Neck injury rules Walsh out of Galway festival

RUBY WALSH will be forced to sit out the Galway festival and faces several weeks on the sidelines as a result of injuries sustained in a fall at Killarney on Tuesday evening. Ireland’s champion jump jockey suffered a crushed vertebra and torn ligament in his neck following a first-flight fall from the Michael Hourigan-trained Friendly Society in the Race Club...

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