Thoroughbreds

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Thoroughbred Trainer O'Neill Suspended in TCO2 Violation

May 25, 2012

O'Neill was penalized under a rule than holds the trainer to be the absolute insurer of his horses' condition.... Read More

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Schneiderman Pushing Ahead in TRF Lawsuit

May 24, 2012

In state court filings Schneiderman accused the foundation of a pattern of equine abuse stretching nationwide.... Read More

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Minnesota Makes Racehorse Drug Threshold Changes

May 22, 2012

The new guidelines will be "based on the latest science, testing technology, and veterinarian expertise."... Read More

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I'll Have Another Arrives at Belmont Park

May 21, 2012

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is on track to run in the Belmont Stakes June 9.... Read More

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Derby Winner I'll Have Another Takes 2012 Preakness Stakes

May 19, 2012

The colt will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978 with a win in the June 9 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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Split Over Race-Day Salix Continues in Kentucky

May 18, 2012

The Salix debate will continue in early June when the KHRC holds a town hall meeting on the topic.... Read More

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TRF Directors Seek Dismissal of Lawsuit

May 15, 2012

In their filing, the TRF directors say the charges made in the May 3 lawsuit are without merit.... Read More

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NETRC Accepts 100th Retired Racehorse

May 12, 2012

In 2011, the organization placed 30 Thoroughbreds in approved homes and maintained an average herd size of 24.... Read More

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Derby Winning Trainer O'Neill Facing Milkshaking Accusations

May 11, 2012

He could face a suspension and fine stemming from a 2010 in which horse in his care had elevated TCO2 levels.... Read More

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Racing Medication Reform Advocacy Website Launched

May 10, 2012

The website--cleanhorseracing.org--is dedicated to the reform of horse racing medication rules.... Read More

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KHRC to Discuss, But Not Vote on, Salix Plan

May 08, 2012

The KHRC will discuss a possible three-year phase-out of race-day furosemide in graded and listed stakes.
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Kentucky Derby Contender Take Charge Indy to Have Surgery

May 07, 2012

The colt sustained a long pastern chip fracture during Saturday's Kentucky Derby.... Read More

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Regulatory Veterinarian Checks in Horse Racing

May 05, 2012

At the center of vet checks is a close examination for signs of general illness, injury, or lameness.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Wins 138th Kentucky Derby

May 05, 2012

I'll Have Another ran past a freewheeling Bodemeister in deep stretch to win the May 5 race by 1 1/2 lengths.... Read More

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Vet Check Frequency for Hallmark Horse Races

May 05, 2012

Dr. William Farmer describes the frequency of Derby horse vet checks, along with safeguards.... Read More

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Regulatory Vet Checks at the Kentucky Derby

May 04, 2012

Dr. William Farmer describes regulatory checks designed to ensure a horse is fit to race in the Derby or Oaks.... Read More

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New York Attorney General Sues TRF

May 04, 2012

The complaint alleges that for years the TRF took in far more horses than it could afford to support.... Read More

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Review of Horse Deaths at 2012 Grand National Complete

May 04, 2012

One BHA official said factors that couldn't have been forseen or prevented contributed to the horses' deaths.... Read More

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Kentucky Derby 2012: 20 to Start on May 5

May 03, 2012

Post time for the Derby is 6:24 p.m. EDT. NBC will offer three hours of Derby coverage from 4-7 p.m.... Read More

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New York Taking Public Comments on Salix Use in Racehorses

May 01, 2012

Salix is a medication used to prevent exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging, also known as bleeding.... Read More

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Heart Problems Claim Thoroughbred Stallion Dynaformer

April 30, 2012

Dynaformer was pensioned after suffering an aortic valve rupture the afternoon of April 14 while in his stall.... Read More

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Congress Hears Race-Day Medication Testimony from Industry

April 30, 2012

The witnesses all told Congress they don't believe race-day medication has a place in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Texas Joins Retired Racehorse Group TAKE2

April 28, 2012

The Paddock Foundation will fund TAKE2 classes at five horse shows in Texas this year.... Read More

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Congress Sets Hearing on Health, Safety in Horse Racing

April 24, 2012

The last congressional hearing on horse racing was held in June 2008 and dealt with similar issues.... Read More

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2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace Injured, Retired

April 23, 2012

Veterinarians diagnosed 5-year-old mare with lateral middle distal sesamoidean ligament desmitis on April 23.... Read More