Thoroughbred Racing

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Wise Dan to Receive Inaugural Rood & Riddle Comeback Award

July 20, 2016

The award is given to an equine athlete who overcame a major health complication and returned to elite competition.... Read More

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Joint Supplements and Equine Osteoarthritis

July 20, 2016

Osteoarthritis is a common cause of lameness. Could a joint supplement help affected horses? Maybe, says one researcher.... Read More

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Feeding Racehorses With the Digestive Tract in Mind

July 17, 2016

Design a feeding program that provides adequate calories without putting the horse at risk for gastrointestinal upset.... Read More

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Ellis Park Staging Thoroughbred Aftercare Day July 17

July 15, 2016

The TAA accredits and provides grants to racehorse retirement, retraining, and adoption organizations.... Read More

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Indiana Grand Reaccredited by Safety, Integrity Alliance

July 14, 2016

Certification standards address injury prevention, uniform medication testing and penalties, safety research, and more.... Read More

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TCA Awards More Than $535,000 in Grants

July 14, 2016

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) awarded grants to 71 industry-related nonprofits.... Read More

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Tips for Maintaining Racehorse Respiratory Health

July 13, 2016

Reducing particulates in a horse's environment can go a long way toward ensuring his airway is as healthy as possible.... Read More

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TCA Announces June 2016 Award of Merit Winners

July 10, 2016

Recipients include Michele Rodriguez, Remember Me Rescue, and New Start for Horses/Pennsylvania HBPA.... Read More

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Grade 1 Winner Halo America Dead at 26

July 08, 2016

The pensioned broodmare was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends due to declining health.... Read More

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Rood & Riddle is 2016 Breeders' Cup Official Equine Hospital

July 02, 2016

The clinic will also serve as title sponsor of the Breeders' Cup Post-Position Draw.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Concludes

June 29, 2016

Presentation topics included racing surfaces, equine injuries, and respiratory health for horses, among others.... Read More

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Tampa Bay Downs, Gulfstream Park Support Equine Research

June 24, 2016

Each track has donated $10,000 in support of advancing equine medical research in Florida.... Read More

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HSUS Launches Racehorse Advisory Council

June 23, 2016

The new advisory council is designed to promote higher welfare standards for the horse racing industry.... Read More

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2016 Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit to be Live-Streamed

June 22, 2016

The summit will feature talks on racing surfaces, equine injuries, nutrition, biosecurity, respiratory health, and more.... Read More

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TCA Elects Five to Board of Directors

June 18, 2016

Bob Beck; Terry Finley; Lesley Howard; J. David Richardson, MD; and Jaime Roth will join the board of directors.... Read More

Creator wins the 2016 Belmont Stakes in a photo finish over Destin.

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Creator Surges Late to Win 2016 Belmont Stakes

June 11, 2016

Blocked behind horses with a quarter-mile to run, Creator finished strong to catch Destin and win the race by a nose.... Read More

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RMTC Adds Cooper to Task Force on Glaucine

June 09, 2016

Carolyn Cooper, DVM, is the director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's Equine Drug Control Program.... Read More

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Stakes Winner Delay of Game Dead at 23

June 07, 2016

The 23-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was euthanized June 6 due to the infirmities of old age.... Read More

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TCA Announces Award of Merit Winners for May

June 05, 2016

The award recognizes individuals or groups working to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds or those caring for them.... Read More

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RMTC Forms Glaucine Task Force

June 03, 2016

Glaucine, thought to have bronchodilatory and anti-inflammatory properties, is found in the tulip poplar tree.... Read More

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Belmont Stakes Fan Bash to Benefit TAA, TRF

May 29, 2016

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation work to improve racehorse aftercare.... Read More

Terence Wan, PhD, EurChem, CChem, FRSC, FAORC, head of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Racing Laboratory.

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Hong Kong Jockey Club Pioneers New Methods of Doping Control

May 27, 2016

Researchers in the club's Racing Laboratory are studying biomarkers for use in drug testing.... Read More

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Exaggerator Victorious in Sloppy Preakness

May 21, 2016

Meanwhile, Uncle Lino was vanned off following the race with what appears to be a minor tendon injury.... Read More

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Keeping Racehorse Feed 'On Track'

May 19, 2016

What's new in feeding today's superstar racehorses and champions of the future? In a sense, nothing and everything.... Read More

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Pimlico Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

May 15, 2016

Pimlico is home of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.... Read More