Sunday, December 13, 2015

An Alternative To Lasix: The Classic Champion Thoroughbred Profile®

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(It is an honor and pleasure to announce that this blog marks my blogging debut with the Horse Racing Nation)

A recent Op/Ed for the Thoroughbred Daily News by turf writer Bill Finley is a good illustration of how the Classic Champion Thoroughbred Profile® can be an important analytical tool, and alternative, for owners who struggle with the decision to the give the legal drug Lasix to their Thoroughbred racehorses.
In the Op/Ed, Finley shows the decision making that eventually led Dr. Russell Cohen, a veterinarian with the NYRA tracks and an advocate of “hay, oats and water,” to give Lasix to his homebred racehorse, Effinex.

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