Fighting to protect state sovereignty, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined the state earlier this week to a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Horseracing Integrity & Safety Act of 2021 (HISA) – a measure ramrodded into the COVID relief bill that cedes much regulatory and taxation power of the State to an unelected and unaccountable nongovernmental entity.
Jockey Eduardo Gutiérrez Sosa, a jockey who rode mostly around the Pacific Northwest and nearby states, died in a racing accident Wednesday evening during the annual Crooked River Roundup in Prineville, Oregon.
Continuing its upward trajectory as Oregon’s premier horse racing track, Grants Pass Downs established a new record for total handle during the 17-day spring/summer meeting that concluded Monday, July 6.
Funeral services for Robert "Sonny" Edson Harris were held today (July 15) at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Bunkie, LA. Rev. Pete Smith officiated. Entombment with Military Honors was at the Pythian Cemetery in Bunkie under the direction of Melancon Funeral Home.
Longtime Oklahoma horsewoman Dona Jean Luttrell Dillard (Jean) passed away at her beloved ranch in Ringling, Oklahoma on July 11 after a lengthy illness.
Hes Relentless had quite a year in 2019 as the leading first crop sire of money earners with over $2.1 million and 11 stakes winners. His stakes winners made him the #2 leading sire of stakes winners and the #3 leading sire of graded stakes winners. You might say he was relentless in his pursuit of the 2019 Leading Freshman Sire of Money Earners title.
Intramuscular injections occasionally cause local abscesses if the needle or skin is dirty when the injection is given. Sometimes, abscesses occur even with very clean conditions. The worst kind of injection-induced infection is called clostridial myositis, or myonecrosis.
A full-page Appaloosa Journal ad provided the push that Jeff Adams needed to get back into Appaloosa racing in the early 2000s: Wagon Wheel Ranch in Utah was dispersing its herd.