Thoroughbreds

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Rachel Alexandra Still on Road to Recovery

March 12, 2013

Rachel Alexandra continues healing well following a March 7 procedure to drain an abscess. ... Read More

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California Authorities Seek Six Horses for EIA Testing

March 12, 2013

Six horses are sought for follow-up testing in connection with a study on EIA in racing Quarter Horses.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Racehorse Fatal Injury Rate Steady in 2012

March 08, 2013

Fatal injuries in North American Thoroughbred races stayed consistent at just under two per 1,000 starts. ... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Doing Well After Doctors Drain Abscess

March 08, 2013

Rachel Alexandra was "bright and alert" March 7 after an abscess was discovered and drained that morning.... Read More

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TAA Accepting Accreditation Applications

March 06, 2013

Thoroughbred aftercare organizations can now apply for Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) accreditation.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Will Not Expand Furosemide Ban in 2013

March 04, 2013

As in 2012, Salix use is prohibited in Breeders' Cup races for 2-year-olds but allowed in all other races.... Read More

Tracks Protege, an OTTB who retired from Deleware Park, is owned by Allie Conrad  and ridden by Liza Horan.

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CANTER Transitions 1,000+ Ex-Racehorses in 2012

March 03, 2013

CANTER is celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers.... Read More

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Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues

February 22, 2013

Researchers found that reasons for returning an adopted horse are highly variable and unpredictable.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Stable a Week After Surgery

February 20, 2013

Veterinarians are encouraged that her gastrointestinal function and attitude are improving.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Goes for Short Walk

February 18, 2013

While still in serious condition, she was able to go for a short walk and able to eat a small amount of grass.... Read More

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Can Inflammatory Markers Predict Fitness and Impending Injury?

February 18, 2013

David Horohov, PhD, discusses the effects of exercise on the equine immune system.... Read More

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Vets Pleased with Rachel Alexandra's Progress

February 17, 2013

Doctors at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital reported Feb. 16 that Rachel Alexandra remained serious but stable.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra's Foal Bonds with Nurse Mare

February 16, 2013

The foal is being raised by a "professional" nurse mare who has cared for foals at Stonestreet in the past. ... Read More

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TRF Launches Fifth 'Haydrive' Campaign

February 16, 2013

The fifth annual "Haydrive" campaign will help fund hay costs for the TRF's 950 retired racehorses.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Shows Some Progress

February 15, 2013

Rachel Alexandra's condition remains serious but has shown some signs of progress... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Remains in Serious Condition

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra remains in serious condition Feb. 14 after undergoing surgery yesterday. ... Read More

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NYRA Begins Search for Equine Medical Director

February 14, 2013

A search committee has been formed to find an equine veterinary medical director for the NYRA.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Has Post-Foaling Surgery

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition after undergoing surgery Feb. 13, according to owner Barbara Banke.... Read More

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NYRA Establishes Equine Safety Review Board

February 12, 2013

The board will review and assess fatal equine racing and training injuries at NYRA's three racetracks.... Read More

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TOBA Announces Seminar, Clinic Schedule

February 09, 2013

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has scheduled its 2013 seminars and clinics.... Read More

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Suzie O'Cain Elected to TRF Board

February 06, 2013

The TRF provides retraining and lifetime care for Thoroughbred horses.... Read More

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CANTER Mid-Atlantic Has Record Year

January 28, 2013

CANTER Mid-Atlantic is celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers.... Read More

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Owner Files Suit Over Racehorse's Catastrophic Injury

January 22, 2013

The owner claims negligence led to the catastrophic injury of his horse during a 2012 race at Belmont Park.... Read More

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NYRA Working to Improve Racehorse Safety

January 19, 2013

The NYRA board will discuss several measures that could help improve racehorse safety and welfare.... Read More

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Paynter's Recovery from Illness Voted Moment of the Year

January 17, 2013

Paynter recovered from life-threatening battles with laminitis and colitis and recently returned to training.... Read More