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Grayson-Jockey Club Approves $1.3 Million for Equine Research in 2019

Research topics include racehorse injury prevention, stem cells, placentitis treatment, immune responses to EHV-1, and more.

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Dr. Larry Bramlage said Grayson’s goal has always been to support relevant and impactful equine research, and the past year has seen an increased focus on the racehorse’s musculoskeletal system. | Photo: iStock

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation board of directors announced March 25 that it has authorized $1,338,858 to fund eight new projects at seven universities, nine continuing projects, and three career development awards to fund veterinary research to benefit all horses.

This is the fifth straight year that more than $1 million has been approved.

“We thank our generous donors who recognize the value of veterinary research for enhancing equine health and wellness,” said Jamie Haydon, foundation president. “From studying a racehorse’s stride to predict injury, to testing an intrauterine antibiotic treatment, we are excited to see the results of these studies and how they may help horses of all breeds in the

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