Thoroughbred Racing

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2016 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 23, 2015

Lecture topics will include mare, stallion, and foal care; navicular syndrome; the digestive tract; and more.... Read More

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Kentucky Downs Reaccredited by Safety and Integrity Alliance

October 21, 2015

Officials said Kentucky Downs achieved "big-track results in the areas of safety and integrity."... Read More

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Veterinary Practice Signs On as TAA Site Inspectors

October 21, 2015

Veterinarians from Teigland, Franklin, and Brokken, DVMs, P.A., will volunteer as accreditation site inspectors.... Read More

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Purdue Breaks Ground for Equine Diagnostic, Surgical Center

October 21, 2015

The center will offer advanced imaging, regenerative medicine, specialized laser and orthopedic surgery, and more.... Read More

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TVMDL Receives Interim Accreditation From RMTC

October 20, 2015

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory's drug testing lab is the seventh such to achieve this status.... Read More

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RMTC Board Amends List of Controlled Therapeutic Medications

October 15, 2015

The group also received an update on the uniform medication program and granted interim accreditation to Texas A&M lab.... Read More

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Six More U.S. House Members Support Barr/Tonko Bill

October 14, 2015

The legislation would establish an independent authority to implement a national uniform racehorse medication program.... Read More

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Keeneland's Track Reviewed in Wake of Racehorse Breakdowns

October 12, 2015

Dr. Mick Peterson found that the dirt surface met all of the pre-meet test criteria and was maintained properly.... Read More

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IFHA Joints Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

October 12, 2015

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) strives to coordinate the rules of its member countries. ... Read More

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Cobalt Limit for Racehorses Now in Effect in California

October 12, 2015

The CHRB adopted the limit of 25 ng/ml in blood serum with increasing penalties for cobalt in excess of 50 ng/nl.... Read More

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Keeneland Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

October 04, 2015

Later this month Keeneland will host the two-day, $24.5 million Breeders' Cup World Championships for the first time.... Read More

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Ellis Park, Turfway Park Support TAA

September 30, 2015

The Kentucky racetracks have both signed on to match contributions made by owners at their facilities.... Read More

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ARCI Compliance Committee Set, Will Begin Work Immediately

September 30, 2015

The committee will work state-by-state to advance the ARCI medication reforms.... Read More

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2015 Thoroughbred Makeover Schedule and Entries Announced

September 24, 2015

The weekend will include seminars, vendors, a marketplace of horses trained for the event, competitions, and more.... Read More

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TCA Celebrates an Evening with Team American Pharoah

September 19, 2015

The event will take place Oct. 27 from 7-9 p.m. at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Kentucky.... Read More

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ARCI Committee to Complete Medication Reforms Implementation

September 16, 2015

The committee will begin work immediately and report to the ARCI Board of Directors in December.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club Launches EIPH Research Projects

September 15, 2015

The projects will investigate EIPH's pathophysiology and the effect of the medication furosemide on that condition.... Read More

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Prominent Racehorse Owners Donate $100,000 to New Vocations

September 13, 2015

Mike Repole, Starlight Racing, and StarLadies Racing become Foundation Donors of the program's capital campaign.... Read More

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TCA Launches Pledge Campaign at Kentucky Downs

September 05, 2015

Horsemen will have the opportunity to pledge a percentage of their earnings to Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA).... Read More

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OSRC Receives Update on Cobalt Study

September 04, 2015

The research will begin once the five Standardbreds to be used in the study have cleared a routine quarantine.... Read More

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Sept. 7 is Old Friends Day at Belterra Park

September 03, 2015

Belterra will celebrate Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility that cares for more than 150 ex-racehorses.... Read More

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Old Friends Stakes to Take Place Sept. 16 at Kentucky Downs

September 03, 2015

A portion of the proceeds from a special seating option will benefit the Georgetown, Kentucky-based nonprofit.... Read More

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NYTHA to Invest in New Drug Testing Equipment

September 02, 2015

The triple quadrupole mass spectrometer will be used to screen for new drugs alleged to be used in horse racing.... Read More

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Commission: Indiana Grand Cobalt Results 'Pristine'

September 01, 2015

After 60 days of racing, all of the 221 samples tested were beneath the of 25 ppb (parts per billion) threshold. ... Read More

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Risk Factors for Epistaxis in Jump Racehorses Examined

August 31, 2015

Risk factors for equine nosebleeds appear to include age at first start, running on firm ground, and more.... Read More