Horse named after football star drops out of Kentucky Derby

The Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby are two famous American sporting events during which some of the country’s top athletes take the stage — but one event highlights human athletes, and the other equine athletes.

Football star Rob Gronkowski plays for the New England Patriots, a team that participated in but ultimately didn’t win […]

It’s science: odds are against Triple Crown winner

When the eight horses line up at the 2015 Belmont Stakes this Saturday, all eyes will be on American Pharoah as he attempts to be just the 12th horse in history and the first in 37 years to win the elusive American Triple Crown.

However, with wins at the both the Kentucky Derby and the […]

Will a Triple Crown winner help or hurt horse racing?

All eyes will be focused on the 146th Belmont Stakes in New York this weekend. It is one of the biggest weekends in horse races in recent history — a win for California Chrome would mark him as the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

For those new to horse racing, the Triple Crown […]

A very dairy Monday links

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National Dairy Month

Moo-ve along May – June is National Dairy Month – Neogen Blog

Check out some cool dairy facts and our infographic.

Cheese may prevent cavities – Science Daily

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A new week and new Monday links

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Food safety

FSIS laboratory to perform alternative testing on select Salmonella serotypes –FSIS

Beginning July 9, the Food Safety and Inspection Service will use the Centers for Disease Control and […]