Update on Quality Road and his roadtrip back East.

Quality Road, the colt that broke through the starting gate at the Breeders Cup ended up with quite a set of scrapes and bruises including stitches, a laceration and big bruise over one eye, and a large hemotoma on his leg. He also almost knocked out one of his teeth. Read more.

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Quality Road delays Breeders Cup by refusing to load.

I knew that there had been some trouble before yesterday’s Breeders Cup but I didn’t find video of it until today. Zenyatta was sticky going into the starting gate but Quality Road threw a full blown tantrum eventually crashing through it. Quality Road was scratched when they realized that he had a scrape on one […]

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Another Kentucky Derby, another quarter crack

Quality Road, one of the favorites for the upcoming Kentucky Derby was withdrawn yesterday because of residual soreness from a quarter crack. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Whenever hoof issues become headline news I always turn to Fran Jurga’s Hoof Blog as she always has the inside story from the farriers treating the problem. Today is […]

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