Thoroughbreds

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Seven Racehorses Nominated for Vox Populi Award

December 06, 2012

Fans can vote for the seven nominees until Dec. 23.... Read More

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UC Davis Studying Equine Humerus, Scapula Fractures

November 30, 2012

The study will identify warning signs that could be indicative of impending catastrophic fractures.... Read More

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British Levy Board Awards £1.6 Million for Racehorse Health Research

November 25, 2012

Nine new research projects will be supported, in disciplines that reflect the HBLB's research priorities.... Read More

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Commentary: New Vocations Breeders' Cup Pledge a Success

November 22, 2012

Program director Anna Ford says that around $50,000 had been raised from the pledges so far this year.... Read More

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Irish Equine Genomics Researcher Receives Entrepreneurial Award

November 18, 2012

Genetics researcher Emmeline Hill, PhD, has been named the Irish Tatler 2012 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.... Read More

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Steeplechase Safety Task Force Formed

November 14, 2012

The task force will immediately begin its inquiry into events that occurred in the 2012 racing season.... Read More

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Commentary: Racehorse Paynter Continues Road to Recovery

November 13, 2012

Steve Haskin provides an update on Paynter's recovery at Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center.... Read More

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Idle Periods for 2-Year-Old Thoroughbreds: Negative or Necessary?

November 13, 2012

While training breaks are needed, prolonged rest increases the time it takes a horse to race.... Read More

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TRF Opens 'Second Chances Ranch' in Illinois

November 07, 2012

Second Chances Ranch at the Vandalia Correctional Facility is TRF's ninth correctional facility-based farm.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program to Continue in 2013

November 06, 2012

The Jockey Club launched TIP to encourage the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines.... Read More

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Fort Larned Wins Thrilling 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic

November 03, 2012

The 4-year-old colt led from gate to wire to take the Classic on jockey Brian Hernandez Jr.'s birthday.... Read More

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Royal Delta Sails Clear in Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic

November 02, 2012

The 4-year-old filly led from the start to defend her 2011 Ladies' Classic title.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainers Criticize Breeders' Cup Salix Ban

November 02, 2012

Furosemide has been banned from this year's Breeders' Cup juvenile races.... Read More

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Hurricane Sandy Impacts Racetracks in Northeast

November 01, 2012

Some tracks across the Northeast suffered some damage and power outages as a result of Hurricane Sandy.... Read More

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NYTHA Contributes $10,000 to Thoroughbred Aftercare

November 01, 2012

The donation was made via the Breeders' Cup's new "Text to Donate" to Thoroughbred aftercare campaign.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: Royal Delta's Laceration Deemed Superficial

October 31, 2012

The filly sustained the cut entering a stall on the plane that transported her to California from New York.... Read More

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Flight Carrying Breeders' Cup Horses Leaves N.Y.

October 29, 2012

The flight, rescheduled to 1 a.m. EDT Oct. 29, took off as Hurricane Sandy approached the Northeast.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 29, 2012

Trainers and owners of Breeders' Cup contenders have pledged a percentage of earnings to support aftercare.... Read More

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Ontario Racing Commission Announces Biosecurity Measures

October 27, 2012

The measures are in response to a deadly outbreak of equine herpesvirus-1 at an Illinois race track.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer Pletcher Not Worried about Salix Ban

October 25, 2012

All Pletcher's 2-year-olds have raced on Salix in all of their starts.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup 'Text to Donate' Benefits Retired Racehorses

October 25, 2012

The campaign will allow donations benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance to be given via text.... Read More

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Dutrow Appeal to License Revocation Dismissed by N.Y. Court

October 24, 2012

The license revocation stems from numerous equine drug rule violations.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Charities of America to Present Awards

October 23, 2012

Breeder/owner Frank Stronach and the Belmont Child Care Association will be honored with TCA awards.... Read More

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Racehorse It's Tricky Retired due to Condylar Fracture

October 22, 2012

The 4-year-old filly sustained the beginnings of a condylar fracture in her right hind leg during a workout.... Read More

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Bramlage: Rest Needed to Keep Horses Sound

October 19, 2012

"If horses start showing they need a rest, you need to give it to them or they will force you to," he said.... Read More