Parx Officially Lifts EHV-1 Quarantine

An almost two-month quarantine tied to equine herpesvirus at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania has been officially lifted, a track official said Jan. 13. “We are all clear,” director of racing Sal Sinatra said. The quarantine of two barns began in early November when a horse tested positive for EHV-1. The situation kept horses from entering Read more »

Stakes Winner Patton Euthanized

Patton, a stakes-winning son of Lord at War and a retiree at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement farm in Georgetown, KY, was euthanized at Hagyards Equine Medical Institute January 5th. Michael Blowen, founder and president of Old Friends, made the announcement today. The 23 year-old-stallion had been at the clinic for several days undergoing diagnostic and Read more »