Archive for May, 2010
On Thursday, May 13, 2010, in what is reported to be the largest seizure ever of animals in Garrett County, authorities raided a farm on King Wildesen Road, impounding 26 horses (originally reported as 25), 18 cows and assorted other livestock on charges of neglect and abuse. These horses were apparently the lucky ones, as [...]
BREAKING NEWS: The Ultimate Lady Legend, Kathy Kusner, to join the Lady Legends Turfside Lunch at the Black-Eyed Susan!
One of the greatest female equestrians ever, Kathy Kusner, will be joining us at Turfside Terrace Lady Legend Lunch, this Friday, May 14, at the Black-Eyed Susan at Pimlico Race Course! In addition to being the first licensed female jockey in the United States (after a groundbreaking 1968 lawsuit) and the first female to ride [...]
On April 28, Brett Whitehead, director of Equine and Ag Retail Business for Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health, issued a letter to veterinarians announcing a voluntary recall of PreveNile West Nile Virus Vaccine. The recall is for specific serials (see list below) and was issued due to an “increased incidence of adverse events related to currently [...]
On Tuesday, April 27, Stephen James Reardon (68) and Beverly Ann Reardon (59) of Woodbine were killed when their twin-engine Beechcraft Baron crashed into a remote wooded area of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Leslie County, Kentucky. The couple were in route to Olive Branch, Mississippi when they encountered bad weather. The exact cause [...]
On April 30, Governor Martin O’Malley, Attorney General Doug Gansler, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Tom Chuckas, President and CEO of the Maryland Jockey Club, addressed the settlement agreement that ensures the Preakness will remain in Maryland. “For 134 years (and counting) the Preakness Stakes has been run in the State of Maryland and [...]
On Monday, April 26, the bankruptcy judge approved the Magna Entertainment Corporation’s “reorganization plan” to transfer ownership of Maryland’s race tracks to its parent company, MI Development. On Thursday, Apri 29, Racing Commission approved transfer of Laurel & Pimlico racing licenses to the “new” owner, who promised to balance the books within two years. MID reported [...]