Thoroughbred Racing


ARCI Town Hall Meeting Set for Gulfstream Park

February 06, 2016

The meeting is designed to attempt to find workable solutions to the problems the racing industry faces.... Read More

On the left, this lateral-medial radiograph, taken in February 2010, shows the left tarsus in 5-day-old foal with Grade 2 incomplete ossification. On the right, a lateral-medial radiograph, taken in June 2011, shows the left tarsus of the same foal, taken a year later, demonstrating normally-shaped tarsal bones.


Preemies, Bone Development, and Eventual Racing Performance

February 05, 2016

Though the overall prognosis isn't great, some foals with incomplete ossification can race if managed properly.... Read More


Future of Thoroughbred Jump Racing in Australia Uncertain

January 28, 2016

Thoroughbred jump racing remains in the spotlight of welfare debates despite safety improvements in recent years.... Read More


Is Sustainability a Heritable Trait in Thoroughbreds?

January 21, 2016

While environmental factors, such as nutrition and training, shape sustainability, genetics influence it, as well.... Read More


Ford Receives 2015 EQUUS Foundation/USEF Humanitarian Award

January 19, 2016

Anna Ford is the program director of New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program. ... Read More


Data Shows Decrease in Breaches of British Racing Whip Rules

January 15, 2016

A new report revealed a 9% decrease in offences in 2015 compared to 2014.... Read More


Trainers Must Report Claimed Racehorses' Joint Injections

January 12, 2016

A new rule at Laurel Park requires trainers to report joint injections administered to claimed horses before the race. ... Read More


TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 11, 2016

Applications are due by April 15, and organizations must meet certain requirements to be eligible for accreditation.... Read More


EVA: Racing Vets Put Hearts Into Caring for Horses

January 10, 2016

Equine Veterinarians Australia takes a look at what goes on behind the scenes with racehorse practitioners.... Read More


Thoroughbred Stakes Winner Flick Euthanized at 24

January 08, 2016

Flick was one of the first Thoroughbred racehorses to undergo successful stem cell and bone marrow treatments.... Read More


Stud Fees Help Fund TAA in 2015

January 07, 2016

The stallions' connections pledged to donate 25% or more of the advertised stud fee for each horse to the TAA.... Read More


RRP Seeks 500 Trainers for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

January 04, 2016

The event will take place Oct. 27-30 and will feature competitions in 10 disciplines with prize money totaling $100,000.... Read More


More Than $110,000 Committed to Thoroughbred Aftercare

December 27, 2015

This was the sixth year for the New Vocations' Breeders' Cup pledge, and more than $380,000 has been raised to date.... Read More


LNJ Foxwoods to Sponsor TCA Stallion Season Auction

December 26, 2015

In 2015, TCA granted over $515,000 to more than 67 charities working in a variety of Thoroughbred-related areas.... Read More


Belmont Stakes Winner Touch Gold Retired to Old Friends

December 22, 2015

The 21-year-old stallion is known for denying Silver Charm a Triple Crown victory in 1997.... Read More


Seventh Racehorse Safety, Welfare Summit Scheduled

December 22, 2015

The summit will be held June 28, 2016, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More


The Equine Industry's Top Welfare Issues

December 22, 2015

A rundown of equine welfare issues currently plaguing the U.S. industry and what's being done to address them. ... Read More


Congress Passes Three-Year Tax Depreciation for Racehorses

December 21, 2015

Congress passed important tax incentives for horse owners as part of comprehensive budget and tax legislation.... Read More


ARCI Seeks to Unify Industry in Regulatory Restructuring

December 15, 2015

The group hopes to unify the racing industry behind efforts to strengthen integrity and a central rule-making process.... Read More


TAA Grants $2.48 Million to Accredited Organizations

December 14, 2015

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will award $2.48 million in grants to its 56 accredited organizations. ... Read More


OTTB Makeover Competitors Receive Touch of Class Awards

December 12, 2015

Michelle Warro, Rebecca Walters, and Neil Agate received the Maryland Horse Industry Board's awards on Dec. 5.... Read More


Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Horses

December 11, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says the misuse of cobalt in horses is a serious welfare issue.... Read More


NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance Updates Code of Standards

December 10, 2015

The changes encourage governing jurisdictions to adopt RMTC criteria pertaining to official drug testing laboratories.... Read More


National HBPA Supports AHC Welfare Code

December 04, 2015

The code is a broad set of principles designed to establish good equine welfare procedures for industry organizations.... Read More


Churchill Downs, Kentucky HBPA Donate to $28,410 TAA

December 02, 2015

The TAA awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 42 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare agencies in 2014.... Read More