Sale Reports Five Violations of New Riding Crop Rule

The set of uniform policies developed by four major Thoroughbred auction firms--Barretts, Fasig-Tipton, Keeneland, and the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. (OBS)--took effect beginning with the OBS February select sale of 2-year-olds in training Feb. 17 in Central Florida. The policies address medication, prohibited practices, riding crops, and horse shoes.

"As the first sale under these new

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