Lael Stables

Galileo’s Magic Attitude Rolls in Belmont Oaks

Magic Attitude (GB) (Galileo {Ire}) made her Stateside debut in style with a late-surging victory as the heavy favorite in the GI Belmont Oaks Saturday, the first Grade I event of the track's fall meet. Caboosing the quintet early, the even-money favorite--who was receiving Lasix for the first time--bided her time at the back as second-choice Antoinette (Hard Spun) clocked a half-mile in :49.99. Still last entering the far turn, the bay swung out three wide in the lane and unleashed a furious rally, powering clear late for a decisive...

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Foret Hat Trick the Aim for One Master

MG1SW One Master (GB) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}), who won the 2018 and 2019 editions of the G1 Prix de la Foret on Arc Day, is on course for a third attempt, trainer William Haggas revealed. A winner of the G3 Oak Tree S. at Goodwood this July, the Lael Stables homebred has been runner-up in her past two starts-the G2 City of York S. on Aug. 22 and the Sept. 12 G2 Park S. at Doncaster last out. Haggas said, "She ran very well. She's just been unfortunate, but that's...

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UPenn Researchers Launching Study On Lasix, Bisphosphonates’ Impact On Catastrophic Injuries

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine are launching a novel study exploring possible effects resulting from the combined use of furosemide, commonly known as Lasix, and bisphosphonates in equine athletes. Led by Dr. Mary Robinson, assistant professor of veterinary pharmacology and director of the Equine Pharmacology Laboratory at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center, the study is poised to be the first comprehensive analysis of the two drugs that, when used concurrently, could be capable of diminishing bone integrity and compromising cardiac function in racehorses. "The beauty...

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