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Horse enthusiasts can’t keep inflation at bay
If you think your grocery bills have gone up in a year, imagine seeing your oat bills rise 33 percent, pellet feed 25 percent and hay prices double for your horses, from PennLive.com.   Read more >>

Horse trainer, 88, killed before race in Pa.
An 88-year-old thoroughbred trainer was fatally struck in the head by one of his horses before the start of a race, from Yahoo.  Read more >>

Truck Hauling Horses Catches Fire
Some scary moments on Paris Pike in Kentucky Sunday evening as a truck pulling a horse trailer catches fire, from WKYT.  Read more >>

Racing News

Horse Racing Roundup | Curlin looks like 10 million bucks
Curlin became the first North America-based horse to surpass $10 million in career earnings, winning the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup by three-quarters of a length over Wanderin Boy on Saturday on a sloppy track at Belmont Park, from The Seattle Times.  Read more >>

New top earner Curlin points to showdown in Classic
The showdown the Thoroughbred racing world yearns for — reigning Horse of the Year Curlin vs. brilliant 3-year-old Big Brown in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic — appears to be closer than ever to becoming a reality, from USA Today.  Read more >>

Judge orders sale of minority interest in top horse Curlin
A state judge has ordered a sealed bid sale of 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin to settle a $42 million judgment against the minority owners, from Sports Illustrated.  Read more >>

In Other News

Breast Cancer Awareness Saddle Raffle to Benefit Oklahoma University Cancer Institute
The Jud Little Ranch, Ardmore, OK, and Shorty’s Hattery, Oklahoma City, OK, team up to sponsor a raffle for a custom designed barrel saddle, benefiting the Oklahoma University Cancer Institute, from AHP.  Read more >>

Britain: Freeze-marking frenzy followed summer theft scare
Four times as many owners freeze-marked their horses in the month following the horse security scare in June as in a normal month, a company has revealed, from Horse and Hound.  Read more >>

Mule by any other name
Deloit Wolfe took irascible animal called Horse and coaxed it to international stardom, from Missoulian.  Read more >>

Twins born to Lockport horse; naming contest to raise funds for Equistar
The barn behind Linda Franklin’s home is a lot more crowded these days, thanks to a rare occurrence, from the Niagara Gazette.  Read more >>

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