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Clayton Fredericks is “devastated” by death of Nullabor
Clayton Fredericks has told H&H that he is “devastated” after the death of 11-year-old Nullabor at Saumur CCI*** on Saturday, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Mark Todd qualifies for the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong
Eventing legend Mark Todd is now eligible to represent New Zealand at the 2008 Olympic Games after completing his qualification with a double clear on Gandalf in the CCI*** at Saumur this weekend, from Horse and Hound. Read more >>

Racing News

Big Brown rolls in Preakness — Crown’s in sight
Favorite pulls away down stretch to win by 5 1/4 lengths; Belmont is June 7, from NBC. Read more >>

Big Brown trainer admits giving horse steroids: report
US Triple Crown hopeful Big Brown has received regularly monthly treatments of Winstrol, an anabolic steroid banned in 10 states but not any where Triple Crown horse races are contested, from Yahoo. Read more >>

AP: 400 healthy losing racehorses killed each year in Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico, the Associated Press reports that more than 400 healthy horses are killed each year after losing races at the island’s only thoroughbred track, from USA Today. Read more >>

Equine Wefare

Vt. community rallies to help injured horse
Kyrie never knew she had so many friends, from the Boston Globe. Read more >>

Industry News

SmartPak Continues Commitment in the Fight against Breast Cancer
With donations exceeding $50,000, SmartPak Teams up for Avon Walk for breast cancer, from AHP. Read more >>

AQHA Television presents online contest for youth members
Winner featured on “AQHA Presents” on RFD-TV Network, from the AQHA. Read more >>

Obituary

C. Marvin Harwood, Sr. 1918-2008
C. Marvin Harwood, Sr., a 2007 recipient of the United States Equestrian Federation’s Pegasus Medal of Honor, along with his wife of 55 years, Marjorie, has passed away at the age of 89, on May 10, in St. Louis, MO, from the USEF. Read more >>

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