LOCAL HORSES OUT OF TOWN

James R. Brown
Entries
November 16 – Turf Paradise

Lord of the North Race 8 Claiming $8,500

Results
November 11 – Turf Paradise
Stormchaser finished 4th beaten 13 lengths Race 2 View Chart    
Cyclone Dan Scratched (Also-Eligible) Race 8 View Chart    

Claims
Spirit Mission finished 8th beaten 10 3/4 lengths Race 8 View Chart    
Steve Henson
Entries
November 12 – Turf Paradise

Totality Race 7 Claiming $3,500
November 16 – Turf Paradise

Papa Papa Papa Race 7 Allowance Optional Claiming $20,000

Claims
November 11 – Turf Paradise
Bob’s All In finished 3rd beaten 3 1/4 lengths Race 8 View Chart    
Cindy Krasner
Entries
November 12 – Turf Paradise

B Quick B Gone Race 4 Claiming $3,000

Results
November 11 – Turf Paradise
Imbettinonbrutus finished 1st by 8 lengths Race 6 View Chart    

Weanlings Highlight Monday Action at Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Two weanlings by Constitution – a colt purchased for $150,000 and a filly sold for $145,000 – were the high sellers of Monday’s sixth session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

Dailey Bloodstock purchased the session-topping colt, who is out of the winning Dixie Union mare Spikes and was consigned by James M. Herbener Jr., agent.

The filly, who is from the family of Grade 1 winner Colonel John, sold to John Cummins. Alliance Sales Agency, agent, consigned the daughter of the Tiznow mare Red White and Blu.

On Monday, Keeneland sold 253 horses for $7,413,700, for an average of $29,303 and a median of $22,000.

Total sales through six sessions of the 12-day sale are $176,476,400 for 1,410 horses, for an average of $125,161 and a median of $60,000.

Machmer Hall paid $135,000 for Monday’s top-priced broodmare, Dontwasteurpretty, a 6-year-old daughter of Unbridled’s Song in foal to Greenpointcrusader. Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent, consigned the mare, who is a half-sister to stakes winner Yes She’s a Lady and from the family of Grade 1 winners Pure Clan, Finley’sluckycharm and Sky Diva. Dontwasteurpretty is out of Wonder Lady, by Deputy Minister.

Lane’s End is the session’s leading consignor with sales of $1,031,000 for 27 horses.

Leading buyer Chad Schumer, agent, purchased 10 horses for $368,000.

The November Sale continues Tuesday at 10 a.m. ET. The auction runs through Sunday with all sessions beginning at 10 a.m.

The entire sale is streamed live on Keeneland.com.

Mill Ridge to Offer Juddmonte, Augustin Racehorses

Projected will be offered by Mill Ridge Sales at the Keeneland November Sale

Mill Ridge to Offer Juddmonte, Augustin Racehorses

During the Nov. 12 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, Mill Ridge will offer a group of racehorses from Juddmonte Farm, as well as a draft of racehorses from George Strawbridge’s Augustin Stable.

Tying Up and Hydration: How to Get a Horse to Drink

A reader’s horse who doesn’t like to drink when traveling recently tied up while running cross-country at an event. Our nutritionist offers advice to get the horse to hydrate in the future.

Tying Up and Hydration: How to Get a Horse To Drink

QUESTION. ​ Recently my horse tied-up while running cross-country. This has happened before but not for well over a year. He’s not a good drinker while traveling and barely drank 15 gallons over three days, which actually is more than normal when away from home. My vet thinks the tying-up is most likely related to hydration. What can I do to get him drinking more?

A. Having a horse that won’t drink while traveling and staying away from home is both frustrating and concerning. It can be near impossible to make a horse drink, but the good news is there are some things you can try.

My first recommendation is to increase the horse’s daily sodium intake. Sodium helps stimulate thirst, so maintaining adequate amounts in your horse’s blood is very important. Horse sweat contains a lot of chloride and sodium, so it’s possible that if your horse is sweating heavily, his sodium levels can drop, resulting in a reduced desire to drink.

ANSWER   1,100-pound horse needs about 1 ounce of salt per day for maintenance. The purpose of daily sodium intake is purely to meet maintenance needs, not to replace those electrolytes lost in sweat. Many people rely on salt blocks for their horse’s sodium, but few horses really use a salt block, at least not adequately enough to meet their maintenance sodium levels. I generally recommend giving 1 tablespoon of salt or concentrated electrolyte per 500 pounds of body weight. While a salt block should always be available, my preference is to add a source of sodium to the horse’s feed every day. This could be as simple as adding salt, or if your horse is picky, he might find a quality electrolyte more palatable.

From this base starting point, you will need to administer additional electrolytes any time the horse sweats, which includes long trailer rides to events. Feed a well-formulated and concentrated electrolyte as directed by the manufacturer. When buying an electrolyte, make sure the first ingredient is not sugar. If it is, actual electrolyte levels will not be high enough to have any meaningful effect.

Typically, I find that increasing the horse’s sodium intake does the trick for horses that don’t drink when away from home. However, there are those for whom this alone will not suffice. So other ways you can encourage drinking and get water into your horse include making sure the water is warm enough, soaking hay, putting apple juice in the water, turning grain meals into gruel, and putting a handful of grain in the water bucket. Note that if you put a handful of grain in the water, you might need to empty and clean that bucket more regularly. Anytime you put something in a water bucket, such as a handful of grain or dissolvable electrolytes, always provide a second water source with nothing added to it, so the particularly picky horse has an option to drink plain water if he refuses to drink water with additives.

Hopefully your horse’s tying-up issues are just related to hydration, and the bloodwork your veterinarian will have pulled should indicate whether hydration is the main suspect. However, you and your vet will want to rule out a couple of other causes. Take, for instance, a vitamin E deficiency. Horses with inadequate vitamin E tend not to recover from exercise as well or as quickly, and over time they generate the risk of developing conditions such as equine motor neuron disease, so having their levels checked by your vet is a very good idea.

Finally, if these things do not help, you will need to talk to your veterinarian about completing a thorough workup. It’s possible your horse could suffer from a neuromuscular condition such as polysaccharide storage myopathy (PSSM), which would cause repeat tying-up episodes. Once properly diagnosed, you can often manage such conditions successfully.

Hopefully, you can identify the cause of this issue, your horse will start drinking well, and he won’t experience any additional tying-up episodes.

About The Author

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Clair Thunes, PhD, is an equine nutritionist who owns Summit Equine Nutrition, based in Gilbert, Arizona. She works as a consultant with owners/trainers and veterinarians across the United States and globally to take the guesswork out of feeding horses and provides services to select companies. As a nutritionist she works with all equids, from WEG competitors to Miniature donkeys and everything in between. Born in England, she earned her undergraduate degree at Edinburgh University, in Scotland, and her master’s and doctorate in nutrition at the University of California, Davis. Growing up, she competed in a wide array of disciplines and was an active member of the U.K. Pony Club. Today, she serves as the district commissioner for the Salt River Pony Club.

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Turf Paradise Daily Results and Activity

Results

Monday, November 11
Race# Race Type Purse
Race 1 Claiming – $3,000 $7,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 2 Allowance Optional Claiming – $20,000 $18,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 3 Allowance Optional Claiming – $25,000 $15,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 4 Claiming – $10,000 $8,500 Overnight Overnight
Race 5 Starter Allowance – $3,500 $7,644 Overnight Overnight
Race 6 Maiden Claiming – $10,000 $6,600 Overnight Overnight
Race 7 Claiming – $10,000 $8,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 8 Claiming – $8,000 $8,500 Overnight Overnight



Early Entries

Saturday, November 16 Overnight
Race# Race Type Purse
Race 1 Allred Brothers S. $7,500
Race 2 Maiden Optional Claiming – $30,000 $12,000
Race 3 Maiden Claiming – $7,500 $6,600
Race 4 Starter Optional Claiming – $6,250 $8,200
Race 5 Maiden Optional Claiming – $30,000 $12,000
Race 6 Claiming – $3,000 $7,000
Race 7 Allowance Optional Claiming – $20,000 $15,000
Race 8 Claiming – $8,500 $8,500

Golden Gate Daily Results and Activity

Results

Monday, November 11
Race# Race Type Purse
Race 1 Maiden Claiming – $20,000 $13,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 2 Claiming – $3,200 $10,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 3 Claiming – $20,000 $18,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 4 Maiden Claiming – $5,000 $10,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 5 Allowance $31,000 Overnight Overnight
Race 6 Claiming – $5,000 $11,500 Overnight Overnight
Race 7 Maiden Special Weight $30,000 Overnight Overnight



Early Entries

Friday, November 15 Overnight
Race# Race Type Purse
Race 1 Maiden Claiming – $5,000 $10,000
Race 2 Claiming – $20,000 $20,000
Race 3 Claiming – $12,500 $14,000
Race 4 Claiming – $3,200 $10,000
Race 5 Claiming – $6,250 $13,000
Race 6 Starter Allowance – $50,000 $19,000
Race 7 Claiming – $20,000 $18,000
Race 8 Maiden Claiming – $8,000 $10,500
Saturday, November 16 Overnight
Race# Race Type Purse
Race 1 Maiden Claiming – $12,500 $11,000
Race 2 Maiden Claiming – $12,500 $11,000
Race 3 Starter Allowance – $50,000 $19,000
Race 4 Maiden Claiming – $8,000 $10,500
Race 5 Allowance $33,000
Race 6 Allowance $31,000
Race 7 Oakland S. $50,000
Race 8 Claiming – $4,000 $10,400
Race 9 Claiming – $8,000 $14,000