Judge Schedules Bail Revocation Hearing for Vet Fishman

A bail revocation hearing has been scheduled Dec. 20 before Judge Mary Kay Vyskokil to address a government claim that suspended veterinarian Dr. Seth Fishman has continued to violate federal misbranding laws and terms of his pretrial release. Source

Research Findings on NTRA-NHC Contest Workshop Agenda

New research findings on contest player habits, case studies on the impact of contests at several racetracks, and a perspective from a longtime contest player highlight the upcoming National Horseplayers Championship Contest Workshop Dec. 6. Source

Chestnut Hall House Showcase in KY to Benefit TRF

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation will open the doors of the historic house at TRF Sanctuary Farm at Chestnut Hall this December with a Holiday Designer Show House to benefit the organization’s herd of nearly 500 retired racehorses.  Source

Study Yields Insight Into Laminitis Testing, Treatment

Genetics research done by the University of Pennsylvania and University of Florida have revealed important insights toward development of a blood test for earlier diagnosis of laminitis and toward more effective medications for treatment. Source