Thoroughbreds

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Jockey Club Announces Project to Identify At-Risk Horses

June 13, 2012

The statistics-based system would notify track officials and regulatory vets if a horse is deemed at-risk.... Read More

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Ky. Commission Approves Race-Day Salix Ban

June 13, 2012

The measure would ban the use of furosemide on race-day in graded and listed stakes over a three-year period.... Read More

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Pa. Equine Coalition Focuses on Racetrack Safety

June 12, 2012

The coalition is working to improve the health and safety of equines and humans at racetracks in the state.... Read More

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Secretariat's Preakness Stakes Time Under Review

June 12, 2012

The request for review came from Penny Chenery, Secretariat's owner, and the Maryland Jockey Club's president.... Read More

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AGSC Restates Desire for Salix Ban in Stakes

June 12, 2012

The AGSC supports a ban on all race-day medication in graded stakes race for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Sprinter Injured on Belmont Stakes Undercard Awaits Surgery

June 11, 2012

Giant Ryan fractured both sesamoids in his left front leg during a race at Belmont Park on June 9.... Read More

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Results of Standing Fracture Repair in Racehorses Examined

June 10, 2012

Standing fracture repair avoided general anesthesia risks and allowed most study horses to return to racing.... Read More

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Union Rags Earns Riches in Thrilling Belmont Stakes

June 09, 2012

Union Rags closed late to nip Paynter near the finish line to win the 2012 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Bucking Trends in Belmont

June 07, 2012

I'll Have Another will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner Saturday in the 2012 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Draws Post 11 for Belmont

June 06, 2012

I'll Have Another, bidding to become the 12th winner of the Triple Crown, will break from post 11.... Read More

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Old Friends Holds Reception for Rapid Redux

June 03, 2012

Old Friends hosted a welcome reception and press conference for new retiree Rapid Redux June 1.... Read More

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Strict Protocols in Place for Belmont Stakes Contenders

May 31, 2012

The NYSRWB issued protocols for Belmont horses, including a stakes barn at which all horses must reside.... Read More

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Record Holder Rapid Redux Retires to Old Friends

May 30, 2012

Thoroughbred Rapid Redux holds the modern North American record of 22 consecutive wins.... Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 28, 2012

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racehorse to pleasure horse.... Read More

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CHRB Severely Restricts Clenbuterol Use

May 26, 2012

The drug, possibly being misused for its anabolic steroid properties, will be severely restricted next year.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer O'Neill Suspended in TCO2 Violation

May 25, 2012

O'Neill was penalized under a rule than holds the trainer to be the absolute insurer of his horses' condition.... Read More

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Schneiderman Pushing Ahead in TRF Lawsuit

May 24, 2012

In state court filings Schneiderman accused the foundation of a pattern of equine abuse stretching nationwide.... Read More

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Minnesota Makes Racehorse Drug Threshold Changes

May 22, 2012

The new guidelines will be "based on the latest science, testing technology, and veterinarian expertise."... Read More

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I'll Have Another Arrives at Belmont Park

May 21, 2012

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is on track to run in the Belmont Stakes June 9.... Read More

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Derby Winner I'll Have Another Takes 2012 Preakness Stakes

May 19, 2012

The colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 with a win in the June 9 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Split Over Race-Day Salix Continues in Kentucky

May 18, 2012

The Salix debate will continue in early June when the KHRC holds a town hall meeting on the topic.... Read More

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TRF Directors Seek Dismissal of Lawsuit

May 15, 2012

In their filing, the TRF directors say the charges made in the May 3 lawsuit are without merit.... Read More

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NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

May 12, 2012

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24.... Read More

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Derby Winning Trainer O'Neill Facing Milkshaking Accusations

May 11, 2012

He could face a suspension and fine stemming from a 2010 in which horse in his care had elevated TCO2 levels.... Read More

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Racing Medication Reform Advocacy Website Launched

May 10, 2012

The website--cleanhorseracing.org--is dedicated to the reform of horse racing medication rules.... Read More