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UK Gluck Center and industry leaders responding to an uptick of foal diarrhea cases

The first several months of the year make up the bulk of the busy foaling season in Central Kentucky, so when the region’s farms and equine practitioners began noticing increases of diarrhea in foals ages 2 to 7 days old, there was concern.

In response, the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center is using a portion of its existing Koller Emergency Funds, and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Foundation, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Coolmore America are leading an effort to help provide additional funding, allowing research to begin immediately.


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The Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund is a unique program to benefit owners and their Kentucky-sired, Kentucky-foaled runners. Its aim is to upgrade the overall quality of racing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Ce Ce wins Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint

Bo Hirsch’s homebred Ce Ce swept past the dueling leaders, which included defending champ Gamine, at the top of the lane and drew off powerfully to score by 2 ½ lengths in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) at Del Mar on Nov. 6.
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Kentucky-breds shine on Breeders’ Cup Future Stars Friday

Kentucky-breds captured three races on the Breeders’ Cup Future Stars Friday program at Del Mar Nov. 6, increasing the Bluegrass state’s total to 231 victories in the event’s history, more than any other state or country.

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