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New York Times reporter, author Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country & Football at West Point (Sept. 2012) & NYT Bestseller Our Boys
performancegenetics.com — Abstracts have just been released for the upcoming Equine Science Society Symposium to be held in New Mexico at the end of May. Among the abstracts is a very interesting paper on EIPH completed by Dr Joe Pagan and colleagues. The abstract reads: Furosemide reduces the energetic cost of exercise in Thoroughbreds independent of its effect on EIPH J.D.
nytimes.com — Joe Miller and Jimmy McCue work in different environments at the same racetrack. McCue, 66, has been a staff photographer at Pimlico Race Course since 1970. Miller, 50, has been the track's equine ambulance driver since 1997, though he has worked there since 1981. They represent the intriguing, underexposed dichotomy of a troubled industry.
fastcompany.com — Saturday is the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in the Triple Crown. Orb, who won this year's Kentucky Derby, is the favorite by far, and come Saturday, tens of millions of dollars are likely to be wagered on the event (Preakness's "handle," or amount bet, was over $80 million last year).
technologyreview.com — Featured Story Susan Young Kevin Bullis Susan Young With massive amounts of computational power, machines can now recognize objects and translate speech in real time. Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart. Messages that quickly self-destruct could enhance the privacy of online communications and make people freer to be spontaneous.
nytimes.com — BALTIMORE - They are a couple of old guys, D. Wayne Lukas and Gary Stevens, and for nearly 30 years they have fallen in love on the racetrack, traded cross words off it and fallen back in love enough times to be made an honorary Kardashian. Trainers fire riders.
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