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The Kentucky Derby May 2, 2015

The Preakness Stakes May 16, 2015

The Belmont Stakes June 6, 2015

Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot- Vernon Downs, July 26, 2015

The Travers Stakes - Saratoga Springs, NY, August 29, 2015

The Breeders' Cup - Lexington, Kentucky
October 30 & 31, 2015

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Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research

Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research News Capsules

Zweig News Capsule #59 -June 2015


Pushing the boundaries in Arthritis Prevention

Osterarthritis is the leading cause of a horse's premature retirement from an athletci career....(more)




Zweig News Capsule #58 -November 2014


Equine surgical innovations

A pair of unique surgical procedures performed on animals promises to revolutionize the ways surgeons repair cartilage and meniscus tears. In the first set of procedures, a cross institutional, interdisciplinary team of surgeons and researchers tried a new method for cartilage repair on horses at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals on August 21 ...(more).....



Zweig News Capsule #57- June 2014

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Cornell opens equine hospital close to Belmont

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine opened Cornell
Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care
hospital, near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch on Long
Island in Elmont, N.Y. on March 31, 2014. ...(more).....





Zweig News Capsule #56 - November 2013

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Paternal genes make placentas

The mule has served humankind as a beast of burden from the
time of Aristotle to the present day in the developing world.
This hybrid between a male donkey and female horse and its
lesser known relative, the hinny (a cross between a stallion
and a female donkey), have made important contributions to
our understanding of biology, particularly genetics....(more).




Zweig News Capsule #55 -June 13

News letter 55 Soothing fraying nerves

The Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund committee has selected equine surgeon Dr. Jon Cheetham as the first Zweig Research Scientist, a new position for junior faculty at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine who show promise and productivity in equine research ...(more).....