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The Triple Crown:

The Kentucky Derby May 3, 2014

The Preakness Stakes May 17, 2014

The Belmont Stakes June 7, 2014

The Travers Stakes - Saratoga Springs, NY, August 23, 2014

Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot- Vernon Downs, August 29, 2014

The Breeders' Cup - Santa Anita Arcadia, California - October 31, & November 1, 2014

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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 #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).....


Zweig News Capsule #54 -November 12 


Keeping blood free to flow

Even in their mother's wombs unborn foals need proper blood flow to survive and grow. A clot cutting off blood to the wrong place can spell disaster or death. That's exactly what happens.... (more).




Zweig News Capsule #53 - June 2012                 


Ticks Untold

Suddenly your horse is sick and you don't know why. She breathes normally but her
temperature is rising, her eyes grow yellow with jaundice, she seems depressed, and barely eats.
The fever is clear but the cause is not; even the most experienced animal health experts can offer
no concrete answers. Eventually the fever fades, but... (more)



Zweig News Capsule #52 - November 2011


Advancing Vaccines

This year another outbreak of equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) swept through
the United States in May, affecting 90 reported horses and killing 13. Cases of herpesvirus
Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), a neurological disease caused by EHV-1, have increased
so sharply ... (more)