Thoroughbred Racing

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Former Thoroughbred Agents Plead Not Guilty to Charges

August 01, 2013

Between 24 and 30 horses owned by the brothers were found to be malnourished and shut in feces-filled stalls.... Read More

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RCI Approves Model Rule for Racehorse Drug Penalties

July 31, 2013

RCI voted to approve model rules that create a points system and enhanced penalties for drug violations. ... Read More

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New Vocations Receives TCA, Blue Horse Charities Grants

July 31, 2013

The grants will aid New Vocations' efforts to rehabilitate, retrain, and rehome retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Dr. Steven Allday Joins Board of Old Friends

July 30, 2013

The board of directors of Old Friends announced July 30 Allday's election to the organization's board. ... Read More

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Researchers Study Abnormal Behavior Prevalence in Racehorses

July 30, 2013

Researchers found that 11.03% of the racehorses evaluated performed some stereotypy or abnormal behavior.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Stallion Unbridled's Song Euthanized

July 26, 2013

He was euthanized due to an inoperable mass in multiple sinus cavities and around his optic nerves. ... Read More

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RMTC: Confidentiality in Research Necessary

July 26, 2013

An official explains why confidentiality is used when setting medication thresholds and withdrawal times.... Read More

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Officials Plan No Further Action in Monzante Case

July 26, 2013

Racehorse Monzante broke down and was euthanized following a race at Evangeline Downs July 20. ... Read More

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Kentucky Racing Officials: New Drug Policy Is Working

July 25, 2013

Regulatory administration of race-day anti-bleeding medication has provided a clearer picture of drug testing.... Read More

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Trainer: Racehorse Monzante Euthanized Due to Injuries

July 25, 2013

Jackie Thacker said he euthanized Monzante because the gelding was suffering following a breakdown.... Read More

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Regulator Says Racehorse Monzante Was 'Salvageable'

July 24, 2013

A regulator says Monzante's trainer and a private veterinarian apparently made the decision to euthanize him.... Read More

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NTRA Issues Statement on Racehorse Monzante's Death

July 23, 2013

The grade 1 winner was euthanized after failing to finish while racing in a low-level claiming competition. ... Read More

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Kentucky Approves 'Rapid Response' Protocol

July 22, 2013

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a "rapid response" protocol to examine emerging illegal drugs.... Read More

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2013 New Vocations Charity Show a Success

July 20, 2013

The event was a huge success with more than 1,100 entries and $50,000 raised to support racehorse aftercare. ... Read More

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RMTC Approves Multiple Violation Penalty Model Rule

July 19, 2013

The model rule represents a plan to provide appropriate penalties for violations of medication regulations.... Read More

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Saratoga Taking Hot Weather Horse Health Precautions

July 19, 2013

Officials are taking additional precautions during the opening-day race card at Saratoga Race Course.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $500,000 in Grants

July 18, 2013

TCA distributes grants to nonprofits including rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption organizations.... Read More

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Foreman: Racehorse Drug Model Rule a 'Living Document'

July 16, 2013

The regulations are a "living document" that likely will be adjusted based on industry needs, one group says.... Read More

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Scientists Question Clenbuterol Regulations for Racehorses

July 15, 2013

Some veterinarians expressed concerns over the proposed clenbuterol withdrawal time and testing levels.... Read More

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New Thoroughbred Aftercare Donation Opportunity at Sales

July 13, 2013

The plan allows buyers and consignors to contribute a small portion of their purchases or sales to the TAA.... Read More

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Study: Some Wobbler-Affected Thoroughbreds Can Race

July 13, 2013

Some Thoroughbreds with mild clinical signs of wobbler syndrome eventually made it to the racetrack.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby Contender Examined by Hoof Specialist

July 12, 2013

Normandy Invasion has been troubled by an abscess that did not respond to normal treatment.... Read More

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Paynter May Race in San Diego Handicap

July 08, 2013

After recovering from colitis and laminitis last year, the colt is pointed toward his second start in 2013.... Read More

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Hollywood Park Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

July 05, 2013

Best practices were identified in virtually every primary area of focus, including horse health practices.... Read More

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Stiff Penalties Tied to Drugs 'Purple Pain,' 'TB-500'

July 03, 2013

The drugs, only available through compounding pharmacies, will be high-level violations if used in racing.... Read More