Thoroughbreds

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Rachel Alexandra Remains in Serious Condition

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra remains in serious condition Feb. 14 after undergoing surgery yesterday. ... Read More

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NYRA Begins Search for Equine Medical Director

February 14, 2013

A search committee has been formed to find an equine veterinary medical director for the NYRA.... Read More

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Rachel Alexandra Has Post-Foaling Surgery

February 14, 2013

Rachel Alexandra is in serious condition after undergoing surgery Feb. 13, according to owner Barbara Banke.... Read More

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NYRA Establishes Equine Safety Review Board

February 12, 2013

The board will review and assess fatal equine racing and training injuries at NYRA's three racetracks.... Read More

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TOBA Announces Seminar, Clinic Schedule

February 09, 2013

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has scheduled its 2013 seminars and clinics.... Read More

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Suzie O'Cain Elected to TRF Board

February 06, 2013

The TRF provides retraining and lifetime care for Thoroughbred horses.... Read More

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CANTER Mid-Atlantic Has Record Year

January 28, 2013

CANTER Mid-Atlantic is celebrating a milestone year for transitioning ex-racehorses into second careers.... Read More

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Owner Files Suit Over Racehorse's Catastrophic Injury

January 22, 2013

The owner claims negligence led to the catastrophic injury of his horse during a 2012 race at Belmont Park.... Read More

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NYRA Working to Improve Racehorse Safety

January 19, 2013

The NYRA board will discuss several measures that could help improve racehorse safety and welfare.... Read More

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Paynter's Recovery from Illness Voted Moment of the Year

January 17, 2013

Paynter recovered from life-threatening battles with laminitis and colitis and recently returned to training.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted; Oaklawn Ban Still in Effect

January 17, 2013

The EHV-1 quarantine has been lifted but Oaklawn Park is still not permitting Hawthorne horses on its grounds.... Read More

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Necropsies Ordered in Aqueduct Racehorse Deaths

January 14, 2013

The order comes following the fourth catastrophic injury at the track since the current meet began on Dec. 12.... Read More

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Commentary: Australian Case Rekindles Debate on AI in Thoroughbreds

January 11, 2013

The debate over AI in the Thoroughbreds has been around just about as long as the practice itself.... Read More

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Abnormal Blood Work Delays Top Racehorse's Training

January 09, 2013

Groupie Doll's trainer says that recent blood work indicates she is fighting some sort of infection.... Read More

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Racetrack Surface and Hind Limb Fetlock, Hoof Kinematics (AAEP 2012)

January 06, 2013

Researchers found variations in degree of fetlock flexion, hoof slide in horses working on different surfaces.... Read More

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Commentary: Saving Potesta, an Unlikely Story

January 02, 2013

Read how veterinarians saved a record-breaking racehorse after she sustained a life-threatening injury.... Read More

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Bob Baffert Trainee Tweebster Euthanized

January 02, 2013

The 5-year-old gelding was euthanized after fracturing both sesamoid bones in his left front leg.... Read More

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Video on Foaling Thoroughbreds wins Eclipse Award

December 28, 2012

The video is entitled "Zenyatta: Wait for First Foal Combines Science, Art, and Anticipation."... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Resume Training, Wins Vox Populi

December 27, 2012

It's hoped that the colt, who battled a series of medical issues in 2012, will return to the track in 2013.... Read More

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Eclipse Fundraiser to Help Thoroughbred Aftercare Program

December 26, 2012

The aftercare program matches retired racehorses with owners who will ensure their health and safety.... Read More

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Genetic Basis of Osteochondritis Dissecans Probed

December 20, 2012

English researchers have taken a step forward in understanding a potential genetic component of OC.... Read More

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Hawthorne EHV-1 Still Under Close Watch

December 19, 2012

Eighteen days have passed since the last EHV-1-related death at the racetrack.... Read More

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Australian Court Upholds Thoroughbred Breeding Practices

December 19, 2012

A federal court has denied a request to allow artificial insemination in Thoroughbred breeding.... Read More

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KHRC Staff Outlines New Salix Procedures

December 14, 2012

The changes are designed to prevent mistakes in Salix administration prior to races.... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators Amend Medication Rules

December 12, 2012

Racing regulators amended rules on the use of clenbuterol and methylprednisolone acetate in Thoroughbreds.... Read More