Dr. Larry Bramlage

Bramlage: Research is the ‘Greatest Untold Welfare Story’ in Racing

At the second day of the inaugural Thoroughbred Ownership Conference at Keeneland on Wednesday, renowned equine veterinarians gave racing newcomers an idea of what to expect in the horse health arena. Dr. Larry Bramlage, well-known equine orthopedic expert at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, stressed that the skeleton is the most vulnerable part of the […]

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Hard-Luck Normandy Invasion Once Again Sidelined

The talented Normandy Invasion, who has his racing career interrupted on more than one occasion due to illness or injury, has once again been sidelined, due to a fractured sesamoid in his right front leg, the Blood-Horse reports. Owner Fox Hill Farm posted the following statement on its Facebook page Oct. 15: Normandy has to […]

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Euro Charline Undergoes Minor Surgery, Headed Back to England

Beverly D. Stakes winner Euro Charline will return to trainer Marco Botti in England for a 4-year-old campaign that will include a bid for the $6-million Dubai Duty Free at Meydan racecourse. Her Team Valor partnership shifted focus after a minor injury ended her 3-year-old season last week. She underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday to remove […]

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Bramlage: We’ll Have to Give Up Lasix on Race Day

The list of Honor Guests of the Thoroughbred Club of America reads like a Who’s Who of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding world dating back to its first Testimonial Dinner in 1932 when Col. E.R. Bradley was recognized for his contributions to the sport. There have been numerous owners and breeders, racing and auction company […]

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Voss: Ten Things I Learned From the Welfare and Safety Summit

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation hosted its fifth Welfare and Safety Summit Tuesday and Wednesday, with speakers addressing everything from intra-articular joint therapies to injury statistics for jockeys and exercise riders. Here are a few things I didn’t know before attending the Summit: 1. When searching for the explanation behind the perceived fragility in today’s […]

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Wise Dan Enjoying Traditional Christmas Break From the Track

The reigning Horse of the Year is enjoying turnout time and growing a long coat just like any other horse on Charlie and Amy LoPresti’s farm as he enjoys his traditional winter break, according to a Daily Racing Form report. LoPresti, who trains the gelding, said that Wise Dan (who is currently turned out with […]

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Bramlage Back On AAEP Duty for Belmont

Dr. Larry Bramlage, American Association of Equine Practitioners’ on-call veterinarian for NBC, will be back on duty for Saturday’s Belmont Stakes broadcast. Bramlage has been recovering from a head injury sustained in a golf cart accident on the Churchill Downs backside on Kentucky Derby week. Bramlage told the Daily Racing Form that the injury was […]

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Disposablepleasure Sidelined With Fracture

John Greathouse announced today that 2013 Grade 3 Sixty Sails Handicap winner Disposablepleasure was examined by Dr. Larry Bramlage after her disappointing fourth place finish in Monday’s Grade I Ogden Phipps Stakes at Belmont Park. “Dr. Bramlage found a semi-lunar distal cannon bone fracture of the articular surface and a villonodular mass in the front […]

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On the Job: Bramlage Cleared to Return to Work

Dr. Larry Bramlage, who suffered a head injury in a golf cart accident on the Churchill Downs backside during Derby week, has been cleared by doctors to return to work. A statement posted on Rood & Riddle’s Facebook page indicated that “Dr. Bramlage’s follow-up CAT scan and exam on Monday showed the results of his […]

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