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Katrina’s Damage Minor at Florida Tracks

For the fourth time in less than a year, a hurricane has disrupted Calder Race Course’s racing schedule and track president Ken Dunn says he has seen enough.


“Making plans for a storm is an expertise I wish I didn’t have,” Dunn said afte

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In Wait for Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina made landfall again this morning (Aug. 29) as a Category 4 storm, striking the Louisiana coastline days after damaging parts of south Florida, particularly Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Florida and Louisiana equine

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A New Orleans Vet’s Perspective

“It’s just so amazing to me that in one day, it can all be lost and suddenly you live in a dangerous place,” said Allison Barca, DVM, who has served many of the horses in and around New Orleans for years. Most of Barca’s clients were affected by

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