Foal Reduction Slows, But Percentage Still High

The rate of reduction in foal losses in Kentucky is slowing, but it is still staggering. The latest figures from The Jockey Club show 32.4 percent less foals dropped in Kentucky this year through April 3 compared with a year ago. In an earlier report, the rate was 42.7 percent through March 5.

That the rate was higher for early-season foals was not unexpected. Mare reproductive loss

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