Thoroughbreds

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Pre-Race Veterinary Inspections Help Keep Horses Safe

October 16, 2012

Pre-race inspections also communicate a message to horsemen that equine safety is a priority, one vet says.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Rehab at Fair Hill Equine Therapy

October 15, 2012

Zayat, commenting Oct. 12, said the intent is to eventually return Paynter to training.
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Unknown Illness Forces Quarantine at Hawthorne Race Course

October 15, 2012

The quarantine is a precaution as officials await test results on two horses showing respiratory illness.... Read More

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Progesterone Delivery Device Evaluated in Broodmares

October 13, 2012

Researchers found an intravaginal progesterone-releasing device effective in inducing early estrus in mares.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators Adopt Safety Recommendations

October 12, 2012

Officials imposed the first round of rules intended to make it safer for racehorses on Oct. 11.... Read More

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N.Y. to Act on Racehorse Health, Safety Task Force Findings

October 11, 2012

Officials will implement new rules recommended by a task force report to improve equine safety.... Read More

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Jockey Club Fee Increase to Support Aftercare Alliance

October 11, 2012

The Jockey Club's increased fees will support the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.... Read More

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IFHA Applauds Jockey Club Medication Reform Efforts

October 10, 2012

Chairman Louis Romanet applauded The Jockey Club's efforts to prohibit race-day medication in U.S. racing.... Read More

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Lentenor, Barbaro's Full Brother, Retired

October 10, 2012

The full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro has been retired because of a tendon injury.... Read More

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New Bolton Center Receives Grant from TCA

October 09, 2012

The TCA approved a grant of $11,323 for the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Salix Accidentally Administered to Horse before Race

October 08, 2012

A Kentucky state veterinarian accidentally administered furosemide to a racehorse at Keeneland on Oct. 5.... Read More

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Commentary: Paynter--A Profile in Courage

October 07, 2012

Steve Haskin shares his thoughts on racehorse Paynter's multiple medical battles and his recovery.... Read More

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EIA in Germany Affects Prominent French Horse Race

October 06, 2012

A horse stabled at the same racing center as the 4-year-old filly recently tested positive EIA.... Read More

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EIPH and Furosemide Use in Racehorses Explained

October 04, 2012

One researcher discusses EIPH, furosemide use in racehorses, and related scientific research. ... Read More

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Keeneland Hosts 2012 Racehorse Safety, Welfare Summit

October 03, 2012

The fourth edition of the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held Oct. 16-17.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Undergoes Surgery

October 03, 2012

Veterinarians removed a 15-inch external growth from the colt's intestines this morning.... Read More

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Zenyatta Statue Unveiled at Santa Anita Park

October 01, 2012

The statue was unveiled at noon on Sept. 29. Crowds gathered to see the life-sized bronze sculpture.... Read More

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NTRA Safety Alliance Eyes Spot Checks after N.Y. Report

October 01, 2012

The move stems from a task force report that studied a spate of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack.... Read More

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Event will Raise Funds for Off-Track Horses

September 29, 2012

A show and sale will raise awareness for the opportunities available for off-track Thoroughbreds.
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Report: Deficiencies Had Role in N.Y. Racehorse Deaths

September 28, 2012

A spate of fatal breakdowns was primarily the result of structural deficiencies in rules and regulations.... Read More

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WVRC Denies Appeal in Anti-Slaughter Case

September 27, 2012

Mountaineer racetrack has an policy stating owners and trainers must ensure horses are not "put to slaughter."... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Recovers from Laminitis, Fighting Colitis

September 21, 2012

Paynter has "beaten laminitis" and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.... Read More

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Commentary: Following Up on the Salix-Free Racing Pledge

September 20, 2012

Trainers managing Salix-free horses noted that none of them have shown signs of bleeding after races so far.... Read More

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W.Va. Horse Racing Officials Begin Examining Salix

September 18, 2012

A meeting served as a information-gathering session in light of ongoing discussion about furosemide use.... Read More

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Judge Refuses to Dismiss Suit Against TRF

September 18, 2012

The lawsuit alleges a host of complaints, including that horses were mistreated under the group's care.... Read More