Thoroughbreds

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Laminitis Claims Injured Racehorse Giant Ryan

June 17, 2012

His owners elected euthanasia after the colt began showing laminitis signs in one of his uninjured legs.... Read More

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Ky. Vets Develop Plan to Identify At-Risk Racehorses

June 16, 2012

Regulatory veterinarians implemented new protocol after an increase in the number of racing injuries in May. ... Read More

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Foreign Organizations Back Ky. Salix Phase-Out

June 15, 2012

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the Hong Konj Jockey club support the decision.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Trainer O'Neill to Fight 45-Day Suspension

June 15, 2012

The CHRB handed down the suspension after a horse in O'Neill's care was found to have an elevated TCO2 level.... Read More

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Industry Responds to Ky. Approval of Race-Day Salix Ban

June 14, 2012

Kentucky horsemen, after the vote, said they intend to lobby lawmakers to oppose the regulation.... Read More

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N.Y. Lawmakers Oppose Ban on Race-Day Salix

June 13, 2012

Two New York senators announced June 12 that they do not support a ban on race-day Salix administration.... Read More

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Jockey Club Announces Project to Identify At-Risk Horses

June 13, 2012

The statistics-based system would notify track officials and regulatory vets if a horse is deemed at-risk.... Read More

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Ky. Commission Approves Race-Day Salix Ban

June 13, 2012

The measure would ban the use of furosemide on race-day in graded and listed stakes over a three-year period.... Read More

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Pa. Equine Coalition Focuses on Racetrack Safety

June 12, 2012

The coalition is working to improve the health and safety of equines and humans at racetracks in the state.... Read More

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Secretariat's Preakness Stakes Time Under Review

June 12, 2012

The request for review came from Penny Chenery, Secretariat's owner, and the Maryland Jockey Club's president.... Read More

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AGSC Restates Desire for Salix Ban in Stakes

June 12, 2012

The AGSC supports a ban on all race-day medication in graded stakes race for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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Sprinter Injured on Belmont Stakes Undercard Awaits Surgery

June 11, 2012

Giant Ryan fractured both sesamoids in his left front leg during a race at Belmont Park on June 9.... Read More

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Results of Standing Fracture Repair in Racehorses Examined

June 10, 2012

Standing fracture repair avoided general anesthesia risks and allowed most study horses to return to racing.... Read More

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Union Rags Earns Riches in Thrilling Belmont Stakes

June 09, 2012

Union Rags closed late to nip Paynter near the finish line to win the 2012 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Bucking Trends in Belmont

June 07, 2012

I'll Have Another will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner Saturday in the 2012 Belmont Stakes.... Read More

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I'll Have Another Draws Post 11 for Belmont

June 06, 2012

I'll Have Another, bidding to become the 12th winner of the Triple Crown, will break from post 11.... Read More

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Old Friends Holds Reception for Rapid Redux

June 03, 2012

Old Friends hosted a welcome reception and press conference for new retiree Rapid Redux June 1.... Read More

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Strict Protocols in Place for Belmont Stakes Contenders

May 31, 2012

The NYSRWB issued protocols for Belmont horses, including a stakes barn at which all horses must reside.... Read More

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Record Holder Rapid Redux Retires to Old Friends

May 30, 2012

Thoroughbred Rapid Redux holds the modern North American record of 22 consecutive wins.... Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 28, 2012

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racehorse to pleasure horse.... Read More

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CHRB Severely Restricts Clenbuterol Use

May 26, 2012

The drug, possibly being misused for its anabolic steroid properties, will be severely restricted next year.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer O'Neill Suspended in TCO2 Violation

May 25, 2012

O'Neill was penalized under a rule than holds the trainer to be the absolute insurer of his horses' condition.... Read More

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Schneiderman Pushing Ahead in TRF Lawsuit

May 24, 2012

In state court filings Schneiderman accused the foundation of a pattern of equine abuse stretching nationwide.... Read More

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Minnesota Makes Racehorse Drug Threshold Changes

May 22, 2012

The new guidelines will be "based on the latest science, testing technology, and veterinarian expertise."... Read More

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I'll Have Another Arrives at Belmont Park

May 21, 2012

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner is on track to run in the Belmont Stakes June 9.... Read More