Thoroughbreds

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Super Derby Winner Wallenda Euthanized at Old Friends

May 10, 2016

The 26-year-old stallion had been dealing with complications brought on by a collapsed suspensory ligament.... Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 09, 2016

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racing to a pleasure or sport career.... Read More

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Jockey Club TIP Creates Youth Ambassador Program

February 19, 2016

The Youth Ambassador Program is designed to expand awareness of the TIP and the versatility of the Thoroughbred.... Read More

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TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

January 11, 2016

Applications are due by April 15, and organizations must meet certain requirements to be eligible for accreditation.... Read More

Commentary

Feeding an OTTB-Turned Barrel Horse

December 07, 2015

Off-track Thoroughbreds have special nutritional needs as they begin transitioning to new careers.... Read More

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Researchers Study Light's Impact on Young Thoroughbreds

December 06, 2015

Longer light exposure appears to have numerous effects, from prompting coat shedding to increasing bone mineral density.... Read More

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Sir Prize Birthday Euthanized at 35

December 04, 2015

The oldest member of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's herd died Dec. 2 at the Wallkill Correctional Facility.... Read More

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Churchill Downs, Kentucky HBPA Donate to $28,410 TAA

December 02, 2015

The TAA awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 42 accredited Thoroughbred aftercare agencies in 2014.... Read More

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Choosing an Ex-Racehorse

November 11, 2015

Before you take the plunge, learn what to be wary of as well as what to expect when choosing an ex-racehorse.... Read More

Commentary

Does a Racehorse Know if He Wins or Loses?

November 05, 2015

And what difference would it make to the horse if he wins or loses? An equine behaviorist weighs in. ... Read More

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Poll Recap: Off-Track Thoroughbreds

November 03, 2015

Of the 775 respondents, 560 (72%) said they have owned or ridden an off-track Thoroughbred.... Read More

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Caring for the Disciplines: Racing

October 30, 2015

It takes careful conditioning and management to keep racehorses in tip-top shape. Here's how vets and trainers do it.... Read More

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Sunday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 25, 2015

Top take-homes from Day 3 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More

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Saturday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 24, 2015

Top take-homes from Day 2 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More

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Friday's Top Tweets from the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover

October 23, 2015

Top tweets and take-homes from Day 1 of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky. ... Read More

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Dual Classic Winner War Emblem Arrives in the United States

October 14, 2015

War Emblem arrived on Oct. 12 after 13 years standing stud at the Shadai Stallion Station in Hokkaido, Japan.... Read More

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Keeneland Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

October 04, 2015

Later this month Keeneland will host the two-day, $24.5 million Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time.... Read More

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TCA's Third Annual Youth Essay Contest Winner Announced

September 22, 2015

Spring DeFranco, 14, wrote about her experience as a volunteer with Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program.... Read More

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TIP Program Announces Non-Competition Award Winners

September 20, 2015

The TIP announced the winners for the non-competition Thoroughbred and young riders of the year. ... Read More

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Inaugural New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Show Raises Funds

September 19, 2015

The show featured 116 Thoroughbreds and raised more than $10,000 to support racehorse aftercare. ... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Launches EIPH Research Projects

September 15, 2015

The projects will investigate EIPH's pathophysiology and the effect of the medication furosemide on that condition.... Read More

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Prominent Racehorse Owners Donate $100,000 to New Vocations

September 13, 2015

Mike Repole, Starlight Racing, and StarLadies Racing become Foundation Donors of the program's capital campaign.... Read More

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Application Period for 2016 TIP Shows Now Open

September 02, 2015

The Thoroughbred Incentive Program offers high-point awards and classes for Thoroughbreds in multiple disciplines.... Read More

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Saratoga Springs Pledges to Help Racehorse Retirement

August 21, 2015

Saratoga Springs will become the first city to address responsible racehorse stewardship in an official pledge.... Read More

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New Vocations to Host Two Bluegrass Events

August 21, 2015

A Thoroughbred-only charity horse show will take place Sept. 12 and an open hunter pace is scheduled for Sept. 20.... Read More