Thoroughbred Racing

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Horse Racing Authorities Endorse Steroid Ban

October 10, 2013

The IFHA has taken the stand that anabolic steroids should be not be permitted in or out of competition. ... Read More

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Commentary: Rebels and Reformers

October 09, 2013

Eric Mitchell shares his thoughts on the U.S. Trotting Association's recent exit from the RMTC. ... Read More

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Racehorse Second-Career Symposium Takes Place Oct. 5-6

October 04, 2013

The first national symposium dedicated to second careers for former racehorses will take place this weekend. ... Read More

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Racetracks, Industry Groups Push for Model Drug Rules

October 03, 2013

More than 50 tracks and organizations signed a letter supporting the model rules and drug-testing reform. ... Read More

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Kentucky Downs Re-accredited by Safety Alliance

October 01, 2013

Some of the best practices identified included pre-race veterinary exams and regulatory veterinary practices.... Read More

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2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Winner Shanghai Bobby Retired

September 30, 2013

Shanghai Bobby sustained a suspensory ligament injury and was subsequently retired.... Read More

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TOBA to Hold Pedigree and Conformation Clinic

September 29, 2013

The clinic will feature a presentations focusing on conformation from a veterinary perspective.... Read More

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Foreman: Drug Uniformity Won't Be Sidetracked

September 27, 2013

A uniform medication rule proponent says the USTA's move to drop out of the RMTC won't derail the effort. ... Read More

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USTA Says No to Model Rules, Leaves RMTC

September 26, 2013

The United States Trotting Association (USTA), citing breed differences, ended its membership in the RMTC.... Read More

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TIP Application Deadline is Sept. 30

September 26, 2013

TIP sponsorships are available for myriad disciplines and are open to shows in the United States and Canada.... Read More

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Virginia Racing Commission Adopts Model Drug Rules

September 25, 2013

The rules set uniform thresholds for 24 controlled therapeutic medications. ... Read More

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New Vocations Receives Grant for Thoroughbred Aftercare

September 25, 2013

New Vocations received a $15,000 grant from the ASPCA to aid in rehabilitating Thoroughbreds off the track.... Read More

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No Pattern Seen in Ellis Park Racehorse Fatalities

September 24, 2013

Officials say there's no explanation for the spike in fatalities during the recently concluded race meet. ... Read More

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RMTC Recommends Stanozolol Prohibition

September 20, 2013

The recommendation would mean the anabolic steroids would not be permitted in a horse's system on race day.... Read More

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Enhanced Security for Jockey Club Gold Cup

September 20, 2013

Horses competing in the race will be subject to early out-of-competition blood testing for banned substances.... Read More

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Maryland Adopts Uniform Racehorse Medication Policy

September 18, 2013

Officials adopted uniform medication and drug-testing rules as part of a push in the Mid-Atlantic region. ... Read More

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Australian Racing Board Announces Ban on Anabolic Steroids

September 16, 2013

Officials announced the total ban on anabolic steroid use, both in and out of competition, on Sept 16.... Read More

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Medications Seized from Sheikh's Farm Overseas

September 11, 2013

Products unauthorized for use in the UK were seized from a farm housing the Maktoum family's endurance horses.... Read More

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Florida Horsemen Collaborating on Economic Impact Study

September 10, 2013

After the Ky. Equine Survey results were released, Florida horsemen are collaborating on their own study. ... Read More

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New York Racing Regulators Reinstate Corticosteroid Rules

September 09, 2013

The rule requires a claimed horse's trainer to provide details on injections given within 30 of claiming.... Read More

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Commentary: Rachel Alexandra and Brent Comer: A Love Story

September 07, 2013

Meet a person instrumental in helping Rachel Alexandra recover from life-threatening foaling complications.... Read More

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The Jockey Club Announces 2013 TIP Winners

September 04, 2013

The Jockey Club TIP has announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2013. ... Read More

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Two Upcoming Horses and Hope Events Planned

August 30, 2013

"Horses and Hope" works to promote awareness of and raise funds for detection and treatment of breast cancer.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Showcase Features Retired Racers

August 29, 2013

Washington's Thoroughbred Showcase, featuring 30+ former racehorses, will be held Aug. 31 at Emerald Downs.... Read More

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Ohio Eyes Changes in Racehorse Drug Policy and Testing

August 24, 2013

OSRC is moving forward to adopt drug-testing threshold levels as part of national model rules,... Read More