Thoroughbreds

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Laminitic Racehorse Paynter Could Return to Track

September 12, 2012

The colt continues to make strides towards recovery and a possible return to the racetrack.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Winner Maram Dead, Leaves Foal

September 07, 2012

Maram, winner of the 2008 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, died Sept. 6 from an acute illness.... Read More

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CHRB Panel Recommends Equine Medication Rule Changes

September 01, 2012

The organization endorsed a proposal to have Salix administered by certain veterinarians only.... Read More

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Governor Implements New Ky. Race-Day Drug Regulations

August 31, 2012

Gov. Steve Beshear implemented regulations reforming some aspects of the state's equine medication policy.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $290,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

August 31, 2012

This grant program aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses.... Read More

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Oaklawn Park Pre-Race Veterinary Exams Could Be Enhanced

August 29, 2012

All horses racing at Oaklawn Park in 2013 will likely will undergo a pre-race examination.... Read More

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Committee Says New Ky. Race-Day Drug Rules 'Deficient'

August 28, 2012

The rules are scheduled to take effect Sept. 4, just before the start of Turfway Park's meet.... Read More

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Veterinarians Discuss Thoroughbred Radiographs, Throat Exams

August 24, 2012

Presenters discussed joint radiographs, endoscopic exams, and changes in sales conditions during the lecture.... Read More

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Kentucky Race-Day Drug Rules Will Change Sept. 4

August 23, 2012

Furosemide will be the only medication permitted on race day in Kentucky effective Sept. 4.... Read More

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Derby, Preakness Runner-Up Retired with Shoulder Injury

August 21, 2012

The colt was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve injury that caused atrophy in his left infraspinatus muscle.... Read More

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New Vocations Granted $50,000 to Help Retired Thoroughbreds

August 20, 2012

The grants will be used to aid the program's efforts to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired racehorses.... Read More

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Ky. Derby, Preakness Runner-Up to have Diagnostic Procedures

August 16, 2012

The colt will be evaluated by specialists at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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Kentucky Attempting to Reduce Racehorse Fatalities

August 16, 2012

The changes came about after eight racing fatalities occurred during the month of May at Churchill Downs.... Read More

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Conference Focuses On Racehorse Health, Aftercare

August 15, 2012

The day-long event focused on matters of equine health, primarily Thoroughbred retirement and aftercare.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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More Racehorse Veterinary Records to be Publicized

August 08, 2012

The treatment and drug records of horses running in the Travers Stakes will be updated daily online.... Read More

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West Virginia Racing Commission Plans Meeting on Salix Use

August 07, 2012

The commission plans to hold a fact-finding meeting on use of race-day furosemide day, officials said Aug. 4.... Read More

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Group Wants Act to Regulate Horse Racing Medication

August 01, 2012

A new grassroots organization that opposes race-day medication wants involvement by the federal government.... Read More

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RCI Considers 'One Strike' for Egregious Drug Violations

July 29, 2012

The rule would affect found responsible for putting substances in racehorses that might endanger the animals.... Read More

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Forum on Joint, Throat Problems in Thoroughbreds Scheduled

July 28, 2012

A veterinary panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats in yearlings.... Read More

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Major Racehorse Health Issues Discussed at RCI Meeting

July 26, 2012

Discussion topics included public veterinary records, commission authority over veterinarians, and Salix.... Read More

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RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

July 25, 2012

The new rule states horses receiving ESWT will be ineligible to train or race for 10 days following treatment.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Scheduled for Oct. 16-17

July 24, 2012

The two-day event will bring together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Belmont Winner Union Rags Retired with Suspensory Injury

July 23, 2012

A small lesion in the middle of the suspensory ligament in his left front leg was detected last week.... Read More

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Owners Pledge No Race-Day Meds for 2-Year-Old Thoroughbreds

July 20, 2012

Some of Thoroughbred racing's most notable owners have pledged to run their 2-year-olds without Salix.... Read More