Thoroughbred Racing

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Bill Would Retain Horse Depreciation Scale

May 31, 2013

The bill would make permanent the depreciation schedule for racehorses set to expire at the end of the year.... Read More

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Keeneland Re-accredited by NTRA Safety Alliance

May 29, 2013

Officials recognized Keeneland for numerous best practices, including several impacting racehorse health.... Read More

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RRTP Selects Trainers for Thoroughbred Makeover

May 24, 2013

Twenty-six professionals, amateurs, and juniors will participate in the Thoroughbred makeover.... Read More

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TOC Commits to Uniform Racehorse Medication Program

May 24, 2013

TOC has committed to implement the Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication Program beginning in January 2014.... Read More

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New Vocations Seeking Summer Intern

May 23, 2013

The internship allows college students to gain hands-on experience in the Thoroughbred aftercare industry.... Read More

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Probe of Horse Death at Mountaineer Racetrack Continues

May 22, 2013

Officials said May 21 they are still investigating the death of a horse at the Mountaineer receiving barn.... Read More

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Enhanced Security Measures for Belmont Stakes Horses

May 22, 2013

Security measures include the submission and publication of veterinary records for Belmont Stakes horses. ... Read More

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New Federal Racehorse Drug Legislation Introduced

May 20, 2013

The new legislation would regulate/prohibit substances, methods, and treatments that can be used in racing. ... Read More

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Oxbow Never Looks Back in Preakness Upset

May 18, 2013

Calumet Farm's Oxbow gunned to the front from the gate to win the $1 million Preakness Stakes May 18. ... Read More

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Why Do Racehorses Wear Tongue Ties?

May 18, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer explains why some racehorses wear tongue ties and why this equipment is important. ... Read More

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Still No Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules in Triple Crown

May 17, 2013

While horse racing has made strides toward drug reform and uniform medication rules, inconsistencies remain.... Read More

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Orb Sponsorship to Benefit Charities

May 17, 2013

The sponsorship benefits the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation.... Read More

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Motion, Smithwick, Pino Receive MHIB Touch of Class Awards

May 16, 2013

The awards honor Maryland horses and individuals that demonstrate standards of excellence.... Read More

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RACE Fund Online Auction Begins May 25

May 16, 2013

The RACE Fund is launching spring fund drive auction to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue.... Read More

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Palmer to Serve as AAEP On Call Vet for Preakness Telecasts

May 15, 2013

Scott Palmer, VMD, Dipl. ABVP, will serve as the AAEP On Call veterinarian for the May 18 Preakness Stakes. ... Read More

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Feeding and Fueling Racehorses

May 14, 2013

Dr. Scott Palmer describes a typical racehorse feeding regimen. ... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Research Donors Can Receive Orb Cap

May 11, 2013

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation donors can receive an official Orb baseball cap. ... Read More

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Bill would Limit CHRB Equine Medical Director Term

May 10, 2013

The bill would limit the equine medical director to serving no more than two two-year terms consecutively. ... Read More

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Horse Death Spurs Investigation at Mountaineer Racetrack

May 09, 2013

The West Virginia Racing Commission is investigating the death of a horse in the Mountaineer receiving barn.... Read More

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Clean Test Results for Ky. Derby, Oaks Starters

May 08, 2013

The KHRC says all samples from Derby and Oaks horses were cleared with no irregularities found.... Read More

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Texas A&M Drug Testing Lab to Seek A2LA Accreditation

May 08, 2013

The accreditation is designed to meet Association of Racing Commissioners International guidelines.... Read More

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Endoscopic Evaluations in Exercising Thoroughbred Yearlings

May 07, 2013

Vets evaluated the potential application of dynamic endoscopy when examining Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More

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AAEP On Call Veterinarian Case Examples

May 05, 2013

Dr. Larry Bramlage, AAEP On Call Veterinarian, lists two examples of On Call communication in action.... Read More

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Orb Delivers Kentucky Derby Glory

May 04, 2013

Orb stormed to the lead in the stretch of a sloppy Churchill Downs strip to win the 2013 Kentucky Derby. ... Read More

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AAEP on Call: Relaying Information in the Event of an Injury

May 04, 2013

Dr. Larry Bramlage reviews communications in the face of a racehorse injury at the Derby or Breeders' Cup. ... Read More