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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.

Kentucky-breds sweep Saratoga’s six Grade 1s

In addition to Essential Quality’s determined score in the historic Travers S. (G1), Kentucky-breds swept the entire slate of six Grade 1 races at Saratoga on Aug. 28 with Gamine, Gufo, Letruska, Yaupon, and Jackie’s Warrior all recording G1 wins on the Travers day card.
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Tripoli rolls to Pacific Classic score

Hronis Racing’s Kentucky-bred Tripoli collared front-running Tizamagician at the top of the lane and went on to a 1 ¼-length tally in the 31st edition of the $1,000,000 Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Aug. 21. The win earned Tripoli a berth in the $6,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 6 at Del Mar.

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