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Paynter could race again

Updated: September 21, 2012, 3:18 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Zayat Stables' Haskell Invitational winner Paynter has beaten laminitis and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.

The 3-year-old colt has been hospitalized at Upstate Equine Medical Center in Schuylerville, N.Y. since the week of Aug. 26 while battling colitis, an infection of the colon. He was diagnosed with laminitis in three feet Sept. 4.

"Dr. Brian Fraley [flew] in from Kentucky to visit him and wow, yes, he has beaten laminitis, and yes, ...

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