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...

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...

Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with three horses

...up along the rail and beat Pioneerof the Nile. In 2011, Nehro was defeated by 20-1...defeats, having trained Pioneerof the Nile and Bodemeister."Luckily they run the...breeding attempt between sire Pioneerof the Nile and dam Littleprincessemma, named for...

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...

Mosquito complaints increased last year

...eliminate all sources of standing water around their homes, which can breed mosquitos in only a few days.He said the West Nile virus outbreak in 2012 and the area receiving its wettest June in history with 10.78 inches in 2013 increased complaints...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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