Thoroughbred Racing

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Commentary: Horse Racing Medication Reform

April 06, 2014

Eric Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse, shares his thoughts on medication reform.... Read More

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Tax Depreciation for Racehorses Advances

April 04, 2014

This provision accelerates, simplifies, and makes uniform the depreciation period for racehorses. ... Read More

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RCI Chair Pushes States to Act on Racehorse Drug Reforms

April 04, 2014

The outgoing chair said it is "vitally important" racing jurisdictions adopt uniform drug rules.... Read More

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International Horse Sports Confederation Holds First Meeting

April 01, 2014

At the meeting, the FEI and the IFHA confirmed they share the same core values of protecting horse welfare.... Read More

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Jockey Club Releases Equine Injury Database Statistics

April 01, 2014

The prevalence of race-related fatal injury for a five-year period was 1.91 per 1,000 starts.... Read More

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AVA Responds to NSW Court Decision on Vet Licensing

March 30, 2014

The Australian Veterinary Association believes the recent decision will be detrimental to horse racing.... Read More

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Graham Motion and Buck Davidson Team Up for UK Lecture

March 28, 2014

H. Graham Motion and Bruce "Buck" Davidson Jr. will speak April 21 at 6 p.m.... Read More

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PETA Makes Case; Medication Reforms Touted

March 27, 2014

PETA said it will "go away" if racing addresses medication issues. Racing officials say progress is ongoing.... Read More

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Enhanced Security Protocols for Wood Memorial

March 27, 2014

Horses competing in the race will be subject to out-of-competition testing for banned substances, and more.... Read More

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Groups Step Up Call for Model Racehorse Drug Rules

March 24, 2014

Racing groups stepped up their call for swift adoption of national model rules on medication and drug testing.... Read More

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Charles Town Races to Make Donation to CANTER

March 22, 2014

The $10,000 donation will be made April 19 when the West Virginia track hosts Charles Town Classic night.... Read More

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Commentary: The Real Story Behind the "50-1" Shot

March 21, 2014

Steve Haskin takes a look back on he remembers Mine That Bird's Triple Crown journey.... Read More

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Report: PETA Probe Alleges Cruelty to Horses

March 20, 2014

A major Thoroughbred racing stable was the subject of a 2013 undercover PETA investigation.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Racehorse Bond Holder Treated for Laminitis

March 20, 2014

The connections of the colt, who had been on the Kentucky Derby trail, are "guardedly optimistic."... Read More

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CANTER Opens Texas Chapter

March 20, 2014

Volunteers are working with trainers and owners looking to move their ex-racehorses onto second careers.... Read More

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RMTC Amends Therapeutic Medications List

March 19, 2014

The RMTC is working toward the nationwide adoption of uniform medication rules, penalties, and testing.... Read More

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KHRC Drug Tests: Turfway Meet 'Cleanest'

March 17, 2014

Four months of racing at Turfway are the "cleanest" in Kentucky, according to drug-testing result analysis. ... Read More

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Kentucky Horsemen Prepped on New Racehorse Drug Rules

March 14, 2014

Kentucky horsemen received a few tips to avoid headaches when new regulations take effect later in the spring.... Read More

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New York Regulators Approve Racehorse Health-Related Rules

March 14, 2014

At a March 12, New York racing regulators passed several racehorse health regulations.... Read More

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Study: Lower Corticosteroid Doses Might be Beneficial

March 13, 2014

The study concluded that corticosteroid treatments' desired effects could be reached at lower dosage levels. ... Read More

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Gulfstream Park to use Out-of-Competition Testing Grant Fund

March 11, 2014

The fund helps defray qualifying expenses associated with out-of-competition drug testing programs.... Read More

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Racehorse's Wins to Benefit Horse Health Research

March 08, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will receive 1% of Palace Malice's future graded stakes wins.... Read More

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CHRB Begins Cobalt Testing

March 07, 2014

The CHRB is evaluating cobalt levels in racehorses competing in that state and in some necropsy samples.... Read More

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New Veterinary Representatives Join AAEP On Call Team

March 06, 2014

On Call representatives provide timely health-care information about equine athletes during televised events. ... Read More

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NYRA Committee Eyes House Rule on Medication 'Stacking'

March 02, 2014

"Stacking," is the simultaneous use of legal therapeutic medications.... Read More