Longtime Maryland State Veterinarian Zipf Passes

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Longtime Maryland veterinarian Dr. David Zipf, a regular at Maryland racetracks for more than 50 years, passed away in late November.

Zipf handled the primary veterinary duties for the Maryland Racing Commission for decades. He began in August 1965 at Marlboro Races, which was part of the state’s fair circuit. He was known for his personal commitment to the health, safety and welfare of equine athletes.

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