Thoroughbred Racing

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TCA Launches Pledge Campaign at Kentucky Downs

September 05, 2015

Horsemen will have the opportunity to pledge a percentage of their earnings to Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).... Read More

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OSRC Receives Update on Cobalt Study

September 04, 2015

The research will begin once the five Standardbreds to be used in the study have cleared a routine quarantine.... Read More

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Sept. 7 is Old Friends Day at Belterra Park

September 03, 2015

Belterra will celebrate Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility that cares for more than 150 ex-racehorses.... Read More

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Old Friends Stakes to Take Place Sept. 16 at Kentucky Downs

September 03, 2015

A portion of the proceeds from a special seating option will benefit the Georgetown, Kentucky-based nonprofit.... Read More

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NYTHA to Invest in New Drug Testing Equipment

September 02, 2015

The triple quadrupole mass spectrometer will be used to screen for new drugs alleged to be used in horse racing.... Read More

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Commission: Indiana Grand Cobalt Results 'Pristine'

September 01, 2015

After 60 days of racing, all of the 221 samples tested were beneath the of 25 ppb (parts per billion) threshold. ... Read More

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Risk Factors for Epistaxis in Jump Racehorses Examined

August 31, 2015

Risk factors for equine nosebleeds appear to include age at first start, running on firm ground, and more.... Read More

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One Dreamer Stakes to Benefit Equine Research

August 28, 2015

Glen Hill Farm's sponsorship of the stakes race will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More

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Zayat Stables to Donate Some of American Pharoah's Earnings

August 25, 2015

Zayat Stables will donate a percentage of the Triple Crown winner's earnings to New Vocations.... Read More

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Study to Evaluate Cobalt as Equine Performance Enhancer

August 25, 2015

The USTA-funded study will evaluate whether cobalt can improve performance and if it is detrimental to horses' health.... Read More

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Oklahoma Racetrack Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy

August 24, 2015

Remington Park has adopted a policy that denies stall space to those who sell retired racehorses for slaughter.... Read More

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California Supports Third-Party Furosemide Administration

August 24, 2015

Further review of the matter should help deal with potential problems, not sidetrack the initiative, officials say.... Read More

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Attorneys: Horse Racing Drug Prosecutions on Solid Ground

August 17, 2015

A group of attorneys believe horse racing's anti-doping rules will continue to withstand legal challenge.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Forum on Furosemide Administration

August 15, 2015

The summit will feature renowned academics and researchers, owners, trainers and industry leaders.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Racehorse Trainer Indicted

August 14, 2015

The Thoroughbred trainer was indicted on charges connected to illegally administering substances to racehorses.... Read More

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Common OTTB Behavior Traits

August 13, 2015

I'm considering purchasing an ex-racehorse. Are there any common behavior problems in OTTBs that I should be aware of? ... Read More

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Federal Legislation to Reform Medication Rules Discussed

August 10, 2015

Speakers at a meeting agreed that Thoroughbred racing should continue pursuing legislation to reform medication rules.... Read More

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TCA Announces July Award of Merit Winner

August 07, 2015

The Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program works to transition Thoroughbreds from the racetrack into new careers. ... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Summit on Sept. 1

August 06, 2015

The summit will feature Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare leaders, accredited organizations, and more... Read More

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Thoroughbred Event at Saratoga Showcases Retired Racehorses

August 03, 2015

The Aug. 4 event will feature presentations from Rosie Napravnik, Michael Matz, Jennie Brannigan, and more.... Read More

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Jockey Club to Discuss Anti-Doping, Racing Reform

August 02, 2015

Other Round Table Conference discussion topics include microchips, the Equine Injury Database, and more.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $200,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

July 31, 2015

The Rescuing Racers Initiative awarded grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to 26 organizations in 12 states.... Read More

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AAEP Aims to Enhance Horse Health, Racing Integrity

July 29, 2015

The 'Prescription for Racing Reform' seeks non-race day EIPH treatments, supports a 48-hour NSAID rule, and more.... Read More

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Old Friends Receives ASPCA 'Rescuing Racers' Grant

July 29, 2015

The $15,000 grant will be used to construct new run-in sheds on Old Friends' expanded Georgetown, Kentucky, facility.... Read More

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Trainer Amoss to Serve 45-Day Suspension in Indiana

July 26, 2015

Thoroughbred trainer Tom Amoss was suspended for 45 days and fined $5,000 for a 2011 positive test for methocarbamol.... Read More