Thoroughbred Racing

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TCA Named Title Sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

July 07, 2015

The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover will feature 350 recently retired racehorses competing in 10 disciplines.... Read More

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Indiana Drug Test Audit: Seven Missed Positives in 26 Days

July 07, 2015

The IHRC's former primary laboratory missed seven positive drug tests, including one for a Class 1 drug.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed Online

July 06, 2015

Among the topics to be covered are racetrack surfaces, injury databases, continuing education, and post-mortem programs.... Read More

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TCA Announces June Award of Merit Winners

June 30, 2015

The Louisiana Horse Rescue Association and LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers received awards in June.... Read More

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Groups Join Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

June 29, 2015

The coalition supports national oversight of uniform medication standards in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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Adult Horses Get Pneumonia, Too

June 29, 2015

This inflammation of the lungs most commonly affects foals, but that doesn't mean your mature horse isn't at risk... Read More

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UK Equine Law Conference Held in April

June 26, 2015

Discussion topics ranged from medications in racing and sport horse fields to equine insurance provisions, and more.... Read More

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Ohio Racing Officials Discuss Horse Fatalities, Cobalt Study

June 24, 2015

In May four Thoroughbreds and two Standardbreds suffered catastrophic breakdowns at Ohio racetracks.... Read More

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Legislation Would Repeal Off-Track Wagering Law

June 24, 2015

Sen. Tom Udall claims the law "has not met its original policy goal of furthering the U.S. horse racing industry." ... Read More

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Named Breeders' Cup Partner

June 24, 2015

Hagyard will be an official Breeders' Cup partner in equine first response.... Read More

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Fasig-Tipton Donates $100,000 to New Vocations

June 23, 2015

Fasig-Tipton will sponsor the outdoor arena at New Vocations' new racehorse retraining and rehoming facility.... Read More

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Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Racing Industry

June 21, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says cobalt misuse in the horse racing industry is a serious animal welfare issue.... Read More

Technicians now position the sedated horse so that he’s balanced over all four legs. This will help limit the horse’s movement during the scan. The MRI room is lined with metal, which is seen in this image, to prevent interference from external radio waves.

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Equine Standing MRI Now Operating Opposite Belmont Park

June 19, 2015

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists hopes to use the state-of-the-art imaging system to help assess lameness.... Read More

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Proposed Bill Calls for Federal Anti-Doping Racing Rules

June 17, 2015

Race-day medications for racehorses would be banned and an independent agency would be charged with enforcing rules.... Read More

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Preakness Meet Helps Raise Funds for TAA

June 16, 2015

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will receive more than $65,000 raised during last month's meet at Pimlico.... Read More

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Team Valor Presents Aspiring Vet Student with Scholarship

June 16, 2015

Mercedes Hernandez is an incoming freshman at SUNY-Cobleskill with a major in equine science.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $511,000 in Grants

June 14, 2015

TCA has issued grants to 67 Thoroughbred industry-related nonprofits that work to uphold the organization's mission.... Read More

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Groundbreaking for New Vocations Facility Slated for June 24

June 13, 2015

The new Kentucky facility will include two 15-stall barns, indoor and outdoor arenas, and ample pastures and paddocks.... Read More

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Racehorse Summit to Address Bone Remodeling, Injury Database

June 12, 2015

Other presentation topics will include racetrack surfaces, horsemanship courses, post-mortem exam programs, and more.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Offers Free Online Courses

June 11, 2015

The Advanced Horsemanship Program's first modules focus on EHV-1, the hoof, and the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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American Pharoah Trainer Bob Baffert Donates to Old Friends

June 09, 2015

The Triple Crown winning trainer pledged a $50,000 donation to the farm that's home to three of his former trainees.... Read More

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Racing Conference Concludes with Medication Reform Messages

June 08, 2015

The Pan American Conference featured a variety of speakers who focused on anti-doping, marketing, and more.... Read More

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American Pharoah Wins Triple Crown

June 06, 2015

American Pharoah romped home in the June 6 Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.... Read More

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Horse Racing Integrity Coalition Formed

June 05, 2015

The group will advocate for uniform medication standards for American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More

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American Pharoah Bids for Triple Crown in Belmont Stakes

June 04, 2015

American Pharoah will seek to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978 in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.... Read More