Thoroughbred Racing

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Kentucky Drug Panel Okays Model Rule for Most Breeds

December 04, 2013

The drug council recommended the KHRC adopt the national uniform medication rules for Thoroughbred racing. ... Read More

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RMTC Position Papers Uphold Thresholds

December 04, 2013

The RMTC found no physiologic difference in racing breeds to justify changing its regulatory thresholds.... Read More

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St Nicholas Abbey Reaches 'Critical' Point in Recovery

December 02, 2013

The racehorse has reached a "critical" point in his recovery from a fractured leg and subsequent laminitis. ... Read More

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Racing Stable Receives Environmental Sustainability Award

November 30, 2013

The award gives recognition to horse farms for dedication to environmental sustainability and management... Read More

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Christmas Comes Early for Thoroughbred Rescue

November 29, 2013

CANTER California became a beneficiary as Ice Horse transitions to a new product line.... Read More

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BHA Tightens Rules on Prohibited Substances

November 28, 2013

Trainers can be charged if their horses receive some prohibited substances, even without a positive sample. ... Read More

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California Passes National Racehorse Medication Reforms

November 24, 2013

California is the 10th state to formally agree to adoption of the national controlled medication schedule.... Read More

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House Subcommittee Debates Horse Racing Safety, Integrity

November 22, 2013

The Subcommittee is considering a bill that would give the USADA the responsibility of ensuring racing safety.... Read More

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CHRB Sudden Horse Death Report Released

November 22, 2013

The report concluded the cluster of sudden deaths from Bob Baffert's barn had no single, identifiable cause.... Read More

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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