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Horse Dragged For 5 Miles Along Highway
A 1-year-old horse that was dragged along an interstate for five miles may have to be euthanized if it doesn’t recover soon, from Yahoo News.  >” href=”http://www.shelbystar.com/onset?id=22341&template=article.html” target=_blank href_cetemp=”http://www.shelbystar.com/onset?id=22341&template=article.html”>Read more >>

Remembering Ruffian: Horse won fans’ hearts like no other
Dinny Phipps is heading to a meeting, so maybe that explains his abrupt answer. Or maybe it’s the line of questioning: about a horse, about a day, that might be the darkest in thoroughbred history, from PalmBeachPost.com.  

Currituck, N.C., to fund Wild Horse Fund
Currituck’s Board of Commissioners has backed off a threat to deny funding to the agency that manages Corolla wild horses, the group’s top official said Tuesday, from DailyAdvance.com. 
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Cloning still at the starting line
For the 29th year in a row, Saturday’s Belmont Stakes will not produce a Triple Crown champion. So we know great Thoroughbreds can’t be ordered up. However, two years ago, the owners of Funny Cide were approached by a California firm with an offer to clone their horse, to make a DNA duplicate of the 2003 winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, from USA Today.