Thoroughbred Racing

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Small Fine for Racehorse Trainer after Horse's Death

July 03, 2013

The trainer who failed to report a horse death received a penalty similar to those for medication violations.... Read More

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Ohio Horsemen to Pay More for Racehorse Drug Testing

June 28, 2013

Ohio horsemen will pay more to offset the cost of equine drug testing under a resolution adopted June 27. ... Read More

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Improvements Seen in Ellis Park Racetrack Surface

June 28, 2013

Ellis Park recently removed an inordinate amount of rock from its dirt surface to improve the track's safety.... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: All Restrictions Lifted

June 26, 2013

All EHV-1 related restrictions placed on horses stabled in Barn 1 at Woodbine have been lifted.... Read More

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Banned Equine Surgery Prompts British Trainer's Suspension

June 25, 2013

A horse in the trainer's care raced after undergoing a biaxial neurectomy, a surgery banned for racehorses.... Read More

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CHRB Issues Update in Sudden Equine Death Inquiry

June 24, 2013

Investigators looking into the cause of equine sudden deaths concluded that no foul play was involved. ... Read More

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Woodbine EHV-1: Some Restrictions Lifted

June 20, 2013

Officials have lifted some restrictions placed after five horses tested positive for EHV-1 last week.... Read More

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Preakness Runner-Up Sidelined with Pelvic Fracture

June 19, 2013

Itsmyluckyday is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the ilium.... Read More

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TAA Receives 27 Accreditation Applications

June 18, 2013

The applicants will now begin the TAA's review process to be eligible for grant consideration.... Read More

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RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories

June 15, 2013

The RMTC accredited the University of California, Davis, Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science.... Read More

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EHV-1 Threat Cuts Park Stud's Breeding Season Short

June 15, 2013

Due to the recent EHV-1 outbreak at Woodbine, Park Stud has concluded the breeding season for its stallions. ... Read More

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Racehorse who Overcame Laminitis Returns to Racing

June 14, 2013

Paynter, who overcame a serious illness, will return to the races later today in California. ... Read More

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Hong Kong Racehorse Drug Positives Due to Contaminated Feed

June 13, 2013

Officials determined that zilpaterol found in tests from 12 racehorses originated from contaminated feed.... Read More

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Kentucky Protocol Would Target Emerging Drugs

June 13, 2013

The measures would allow the state to take action quickly when faced with emerging illegal substances. ... Read More

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Racehorse Point of Entry Suffers Condylar Fracture

June 10, 2013

Point of Entry suffered a condylar fracture in his left hind cannon bone and will have surgery. ... Read More

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Palace Malice Reigns With Belmont Surprise

June 08, 2013

Palace Malice dominated the stretch run to post a convincing upset win in the 2013 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Racehorse Trainer Butler Faces Charges for Steroid Use

June 07, 2013

A British racehorse trainer has been charged with administering anabolic steroids to nine of his racehorses.... Read More

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Using Vital Signs to Monitor Racehorses

June 07, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer explains how vital signs are used to monitor racehorses during and after training. ... Read More

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Progress Cited on Racehorse Medication Penalty System

June 07, 2013

Plans to implement a points-driven penalty system for equine medication violations are moving forward. ... Read More

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Florida Won't Appeal Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Ruling

June 06, 2013

Horse racing interests said June 6 Florida officials won't appeal a ruling on pari-mutuel barrel racing.... Read More

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Progress of Uniform Racehorse Medication Policy Noted

June 06, 2013

Survey results show the adoption of RCI's uniform medication policy for racing is advancing nationwide.... Read More

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Bramlage Serving as On Call Veterinarian for Belmont Stakes

June 05, 2013

Larry Bramlage, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, will serve as the AAEP On Call veterinarian the June 8 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Osteochondrosis in Yearlings and Future Racing Performance

June 05, 2013

The number and severity of lesions present could impact a horse's future racing performance.... Read More

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Another British Racehorse Trainer to Face Steroid Charges

June 04, 2013

Gerard Butler will be charged for using the drug Sungate, which contains the anabolic steroid stanozolol. ... Read More

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Shoeing Racehorses

June 04, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer describes some common racehorse shoeing techniques. ... Read More