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Colt gives Baffert another chance at a Triple Crown

...lengths over a sloppy track in a driving rainstorm. Baffert's take? "He's by Pioneerof the Nile, and it was like he was running in the Nile."The track was drenched. Baffert said jockey Gary Stevens, who was aboard seventh-place finisher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-17/colt-gives-baffert-another-chance
Owner saw something special in American Pharoah

...is a homebred, a son of his Derby runner-up Pioneerof the Nile and grandson of another Derby runner-up, Empire Maker. His...sales team convinced Zayat his colt could raise Pioneerof the Nile's profile with breeders, owners and buyers.So into the ring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-14/owner-saw-something-
West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

The first human West Nile virus infection this year in Augusta is...cases for Georgia this year from West Nile, including one in Richmond County, which...no deaths in Georgia this year from West Nile, according to CDC. Nationwide, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
Owner Ahmed Zaya realizes his Kentucky Derby dream

...Zayat and Baffert were on the Derby scene with Pioneerof the Nile and may have experienced extreme excitement when their colt assumed...scene with Nehro, trained by Steve Asmussen. Like Pioneerof the Nile, Nehro gained the lead in Churchill Downs' home stretch, only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-02/owner-ahmed-zaya-rea
American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

...million race."Finally, no more seconds," he said, laughing.Baffert trained two of Zayat's runners-up: Pioneerof the Nile in 2009, the sire of American Pharoah; and Bodemeister, named for Baffert's son, three years ago."This is for the Zayats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-02/american-pharoah-wins-141st-kentu
West Nile vaccine for horses appears to be working

OMAHA, Neb. -- Cases of West Nile virus in horses have dropped off sharply...responsible for the decline. The West Nile virus was first detected in the United...be administered by the owner, the West Nile vaccine cannot. It is only sold directly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/20/liv_393612.shtml
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West Nile likely to keep spreading

WASHINGTON -- West Nile virus may well complete its coast-to-coast...aren't dying in your neighborhood, West Nile probably hasn't spread there yet. Dead...suspicious. But of more concern are birds West Nile doesn't easily kill, like common house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/12/tec_368724.shtml
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Federal officials trying to find a test for West Nile

...three organ recipients contracted West Nile, federal officials said they are speeding...spreading virus. No blood test exists for West Nile, even in patients that are showing symptoms...going wrong in a blood transfusion, West Nile's way down at the bottom," said Dr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/04/tec_350794.shtml
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Test of horse proves negative for West Nile

A Grovetown horse doesn't have West Nile virus, after all. Still, officials are...determined its symptoms to be similar to West Nile, said the horse is now being tested for...encephalitis. The blood test for West Nile was negative, he said. Dr. McLeod said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/27/tec_322603.shtml
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West Nile can spread through transfusions, CDC says

...Government health officials Thursday said West Nile can apparently spread by transfusion...blood. A woman in Mississippi caught West Nile after receiving transfusions from three...highly suspicious" and said that West Nile "probably can be spread by transfusion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/20/tec_353740.shtml
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