Discussion

Paynter pulls through surgery

Updated: October 3, 2012, 6:25 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center removed a 15-inch external growth from the intestines of Haskell Invitational winner Paynter, owner Ahmed Zayat confirmed Oct. 3.

The 3-year-old Awesome Again colt, who has been battling illness since late August, went into surgery around 9:15 a.m. EDT and was in recovery by approximately 1 p.m. EDT. Dr. Louise Southwood, who headed up the operation, said he woke up from the anesthetic and stood ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE HORSE RACING HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM