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Blood Donor Horses True ‘Heroes’ Of Veterinary Medicine

Unless you live close to an equine clinic, you may not have ever wondered where horses in need of a transfusion get donated blood. However, most major clinics have a herd of blood donors available to help horses in need of whole blood or plasma–when used, the blood and plasma from these horses saves equine […]

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Horses With Severe Asthma Should Be Kept On Pasture

Properly managed, horses with an asthma syndrome, such as recurrent airway obstruction or heaves, spend little time stalled. Inadequate pasture, severe weather, and inconvenience precludes some owners from keeping asthmatic horses outdoors, putting them at risk of respiratory distress. Stalled horses with severe asthma, including those in remission after treatment with corticosteroids and bronchodilators, have significantly […]

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Paulick Report Joins Celebs, Media In Charity Handicapping Challenge

Eddie Olczyk of NBC Sports has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite for today’sTito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge coming off his stunning victory in the Pegasus World Cup Betting Championship two weeks back. The hockey announcer and horse racing analyst has been undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer but managed to win the live-money Pegasus contest playing from […]

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CORRECTION: New York Vet Suspended, Fined For Improperly Dispensing Prescription Drug

The New York State Gaming Commission has suspended veterinarian Camilo B. Sierra 21 days and fined him $4,500 for improperly dispensing the prescription drug albuterol and for delegating veterinary care to a lay person. A previous article published in Paulick Report Dec. 8, 2017, incorrectly stated the reasons for the fine and suspension that were […]

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Gulfstream Rainbow 6 Carryover Swells To $2.5 Million

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot grew to $2,571,483.50 for Friday’s program at Gulfstream when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 32th consecutive program Thursday. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $1,907.30. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six […]

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Claimers: Trainers ‘Have to Have Ice Water In Your Veins’ To Drop A Claim

This is the third in a four-part series on claiming racing. Find Part 1 here and Part 2 here. If it weren’t already a well-established concept in American racing, the premise of the claiming game would probably sound a little like an idea for a failed reality television show. A trainer’s mission, when he chooses […]

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What Did You Read? Top Stories Of 2017

As 2017 winds down, it’s time to take a look back at the most popular stories of the year, per Paulick Report tradition. This year’s group is a diverse one, with readers following some of the legal cases we reported, debating regulatory issues, but also delighting in some of the uplifting and educational pieces we […]

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Indiana Grand Set To Race April Through November In 2018

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission approved Indiana Grand’s 2018 racing dates during their regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing will be held beginning Tuesday, April 17 through Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The 120-day season will provide live racing Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with first post set at 2:05 […]

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Son Of Human Dr. Fager Looks Back At The Equine Dr. Fager

For Jeff Fager, Thoroughbred owner and executive producer of 60 Minutes, 1968 was an important year. For one thing, it was the year the television news magazine aired its first episode, beginning what would become a Sunday evening routine for many Americans. It was also the year Dr. Fager, a son of Rough’n Tumble trained […]

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Ten Keeneland Players Get $46,174 Payday On Pick Six

With a Fall Meet-high $132,000 carryover, Keeneland’s Pick Six on Wednesday drew $562,000 in new money and resulted in a $46,174 payday for 10 lucky players. One ticket was sold and cashed at Keeneland, with the other nine winners coming from various simulcast outlets throughout the country. The six-race sequence featured only one winning favorite, 4-5 […]

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