Thoroughbred Racing

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NTRA Shows Support for Racing Industry Reforms

November 21, 2013

In a letter the NTRA outlines progress in the national reform effort to enhance racing's safety and integrity.... Read More

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TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

November 20, 2013

The suit was filed in May 2012 based on affidavits alleging abuse spread across TRF's satellite farms.... Read More

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Speakers Selected for Congressional Horse Racing Hearing

November 19, 2013

A diverse group of speakers will gather to discuss integrity and safety in a hearing scheduled for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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Vox Populi Finalists Announced, Voting Begins

November 19, 2013

Nominees include Paynter, Mucho Macho Man, Wise Dan, Groupie Doll, Princess of Sylmar, and Game On Dude.... Read More

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Congressional Hearing on Horse Racing Scheduled

November 18, 2013

A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on horse racing safety and integrity for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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New British Horse Industry Health and Safety Guide Published

November 17, 2013

The sixth edition of the Health and Safety in the Racing and Breeding Industry guide is available. ... Read More

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Slow Go on Mid-Atlantic Drug Reform in Kentucky

November 16, 2013

Kentucky has begun initial consideration of the reforms through its Equine Drug Research Council.... Read More

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Texas Compounder Draws Horse Racing Industry Scrutiny

November 15, 2013

Several compounding pharmacies are under scrutiny from horse racing regulators.... Read More

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EHV-1 Case Brings Quarantine at Parx Racing

November 13, 2013

Two barns at Parx Racing are under quarantine as a result of a positive test for equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Racehorse Medication, Testing Reforms Gain Support

November 11, 2013

The effort to adopt uniform national reforms continues to gain support, the NTRA reports. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Hires Hastie

November 10, 2013

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance hired James Hastie as its executive director, effective Nov. 18, 2013. ... Read More

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Jockey Club to Fund Jockey Concussion Tests

November 09, 2013

The Jockey Club will fund concussion testing for jockeys who use the Jockey Health Information System.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Contender Has Successful Surgery

November 08, 2013

Centralinteligence underwent successful surgery after sustaining a hairline condylar fracture.... Read More

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USTA Creates Medication Advisory Committee

November 08, 2013

The United States Trotting Association (USTA) has created its own Medication Advisory Committee. ... Read More

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Researchers Study Sesamoid Bone Shape Differences

November 08, 2013

Researchers found that none of the evaluated bones showed significant shape changes after training and racing.... Read More

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Researchers Study Racehorses' Bone Fatigue Life

November 06, 2013

Researchers are studying how well racehorses' subchondral bone stands up to repeated pressure.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators to Consider Standard Drug Thresholds

November 05, 2013

Regulators are poised to enact new thresholds for 24 drugs and propose rules to regulate shock wave therapy. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Come Back Clean

November 05, 2013

All urine and blood samples collected from Breeders' Cup horses tested negative for prohibited substances.... Read More

A guide from the National Museum of Australia uses the museum robot to show students Phar Lap’s heart.

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Robot Brings Racehorse Phar Lap's Body Together Digitally

November 04, 2013

For years three major parts of Phar Lap's body have been housed in pieces at three museums in two countries.... Read More

Mucho Macho Man (bay, inside) edges the late-closing Will Take Charge (chestnut, outside) to secure victory in the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Mucho Macho Man Captures Breeders' Cup Classic

November 02, 2013

Mucho Macho Man dug in for the final strides and prevailed over Will Take Charge and Declaration of War.... Read More

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Secret Compass Euthanized after Suffering Condylar Fracture

November 02, 2013

The 2-year-old filly suffered a condylar fracture during the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race.... Read More

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Beholder Romps to Breeders' Cup Distaff Win

November 01, 2013

Beholder rolled to victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 31, 2013

Some of racing’s stars are pledging a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings to Thoroughbred aftercare. ... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Stand at WinStar

October 31, 2013

Paynter recovered from a life-threatening illness a year ago before successfully returning to the racetrack. ... Read More