Thoroughbred Racing

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Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Contender Has Successful Surgery

November 08, 2013

Centralinteligence underwent successful surgery after sustaining a hairline condylar fracture.... Read More

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USTA Creates Medication Advisory Committee

November 08, 2013

The United States Trotting Association (USTA) has created its own Medication Advisory Committee. ... Read More

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Researchers Study Sesamoid Bone Shape Differences

November 08, 2013

Researchers found that none of the evaluated bones showed significant shape changes after training and racing.... Read More

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Researchers Study Racehorses' Bone Fatigue Life

November 06, 2013

Researchers are studying how well racehorses' subchondral bone stands up to repeated pressure.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators to Consider Standard Drug Thresholds

November 05, 2013

Regulators are poised to enact new thresholds for 24 drugs and propose rules to regulate shock wave therapy. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Come Back Clean

November 05, 2013

All urine and blood samples collected from Breeders' Cup horses tested negative for prohibited substances.... Read More

A guide from the National Museum of Australia uses the museum robot to show students Phar Lap’s heart.

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Robot Brings Racehorse Phar Lap's Body Together Digitally

November 04, 2013

For years three major parts of Phar Lap's body have been housed in pieces at three museums in two countries.... Read More

Mucho Macho Man (bay, inside) edges the late-closing Will Take Charge (chestnut, outside) to secure victory in the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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Mucho Macho Man Captures Breeders' Cup Classic

November 02, 2013

Mucho Macho Man dug in for the final strides and prevailed over Will Take Charge and Declaration of War.... Read More

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Secret Compass Euthanized after Suffering Condylar Fracture

November 02, 2013

The 2-year-old filly suffered a condylar fracture during the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race.... Read More

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Beholder Romps to Breeders' Cup Distaff Win

November 01, 2013

Beholder rolled to victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Participants to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

October 31, 2013

Some of racing’s stars are pledging a percentage of their Breeders' Cup earnings to Thoroughbred aftercare. ... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Stand at WinStar

October 31, 2013

Paynter recovered from a life-threatening illness a year ago before successfully returning to the racetrack. ... Read More

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AAEP On Call Vets to Support 2013 Breeders' Cup Races

October 30, 2013

AAEP On Call veterinarians will provide horse health information during the Breeders' Cup races. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Sprint Contender Fatally Injured in Workout

October 28, 2013

Points Offthebench, a 4-year-old gelding, suffered condylar fracture in his right front fetlock.... Read More

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Split Decision in Life At Ten Case

October 25, 2013

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ordered reconsideration of the one-year suspension handed to John Veitch. ... Read More

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2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

October 25, 2013

The events will feature lectures on university programs, equine reproduction, and horse management issues. ... Read More

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Study: Young Racehorses Might Benefit from Treadmill Work

October 22, 2013

Yearling Thoroughbreds that worked on a treadmill had better aerobic capacities and no signs of lameness.... Read More

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Racehorse Dullahan Euthanized Due to Colic

October 21, 2013

Dullahan was euthanized yesterday morning (Oct. 20) after undergoing emergency colic surgery.... Read More

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Massachusetts Adopts Uniform Racehorse Drug Regulations

October 21, 2013

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to adopt uniform medication and drug-testing rules. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Groups Plan Breeders' Cup Promos

October 20, 2013

Two aftercare organizations will be providing wristbands that show their support for retired Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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RMTC Identified Substances Taken from Trainer's Barn

October 18, 2013

The RMTC Tactical Research Program and HFL Sport Science identified dichloracetic acid and tadalafil.... Read More

Scanned and modeled on the racehorse's hooves, these new shoes are a first for 3-D titanium printing.

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Australian Researchers Create Custom Titanium Horseshoes

October 17, 2013

Scientists have custom-made a set of titanium racehorse shoes, a first for the sport. ... Read More

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Suffolk Downs Earns NTRA Re-accreditation

October 12, 2013

Officials say Suffolk Downs has made several significant improvements from its initial inspection in 2011. ... Read More

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Symposium Showcases Ex-Racehorse Talent

October 11, 2013

Trainers showed off new skills developed by former racehorses in 15-minute presentations.... Read More