Thoroughbreds

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

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted; Oaklawn Ban Still in Effect

January 17, 2013

The EHV-1 quarantine has been lifted but Oaklawn Park is still not permitting Hawthorne horses on its grounds.... Read More

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Necropsies Ordered in Aqueduct Racehorse Deaths

January 14, 2013

The order comes following the fourth catastrophic injury at the track since the current meet began on Dec. 12.... Read More

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Commentary: Australian Case Rekindles Debate on AI in Thoroughbreds

January 11, 2013

The debate over AI in the Thoroughbreds has been around just about as long as the practice itself.... Read More

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Abnormal Blood Work Delays Top Racehorse's Training

January 09, 2013

Groupie Doll's trainer says that recent blood work indicates she is fighting some sort of infection.... Read More

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Racetrack Surface and Hind Limb Fetlock, Hoof Kinematics (AAEP 2012)

January 06, 2013

Researchers found variations in degree of fetlock flexion, hoof slide in horses working on different surfaces.... Read More

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Commentary: Saving Potesta, an Unlikely Story

January 02, 2013

Read how veterinarians saved a record-breaking racehorse after she sustained a life-threatening injury.... Read More