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Published by Ontario Veterinary College (519) 824-4120, Ext. 54401

April 20, 2006

Harness racing career saved by MRI at OVC

The racing career of an American horse is back on track thanks to a visit to the Ontario Veterinary College’s magnetic imaging resonance (MRI) facility.
South Park Hanover was lame for some time due to tendon problems in his lower hind leg. A Cornell veterinarian was able to treat the lameness with surgery last summer thanks to the diagnostic skills and equipment available at OVC.
The four-year-old pacer was rated 5 to 1 going into Thursday night’s races at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
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