Thoroughbreds

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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

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Kentucky Equine Receipts Projected to Rise in 2013

December 10, 2012

Economists are forecasting an upturn in equine receipts in 2013 after the industry saw steady sales in 2012.... Read More

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Hamelback, McMahon New TCA Directors

December 09, 2012

The Thoroughbred Charities of America appointed Eric Hamelback and Michael McMahon to its board of directors.... Read More

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AAEP 2012: Ethical Issues of the Racetrack Practitioner

December 06, 2012

Dr. Jeff Blea addresses ethical challenges racetrack vets face and the economic pressure placed on practices.... Read More

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Seven Racehorses Nominated for Vox Populi Award

December 06, 2012

Fans can vote for the seven nominees until Dec. 23.... Read More

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UC Davis Studying Equine Humerus, Scapula Fractures

November 30, 2012

The study will identify warning signs that could be indicative of impending catastrophic fractures.... Read More

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British Levy Board Awards £1.6 Million for Racehorse Health Research

November 25, 2012

Nine new research projects will be supported, in disciplines that reflect the HBLB's research priorities.... Read More

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Commentary: New Vocations Breeders' Cup Pledge a Success

November 22, 2012

Program director Anna Ford says that around $50,000 had been raised from the pledges so far this year.... Read More

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Irish Equine Genomics Researcher Receives Entrepreneurial Award

November 18, 2012

Genetics researcher Emmeline Hill, PhD, has been named the Irish Tatler 2012 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year.... Read More

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Steeplechase Safety Task Force Formed

November 14, 2012

The task force will immediately begin its inquiry into events that occurred in the 2012 racing season.... Read More

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Commentary: Racehorse Paynter Continues Road to Recovery

November 13, 2012

Steve Haskin provides an update on Paynter's recovery at Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center.... Read More

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Idle Periods for 2-Year-Old Thoroughbreds: Negative or Necessary?

November 13, 2012

While training breaks are needed, prolonged rest increases the time it takes a horse to race.... Read More

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TRF Opens 'Second Chances Ranch' in Illinois

November 07, 2012

Second Chances Ranch at the Vandalia Correctional Facility is TRF's ninth correctional facility-based farm.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program to Continue in 2013

November 06, 2012

The Jockey Club launched TIP to encourage the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines.... Read More

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Fort Larned Wins Thrilling 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic

November 03, 2012

The 4-year-old colt led from gate to wire to take the Classic on jockey Brian Hernandez Jr.'s birthday.... Read More

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Royal Delta Sails Clear in Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic

November 02, 2012

The 4-year-old filly led from the start to defend her 2011 Ladies' Classic title.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainers Criticize Breeders' Cup Salix Ban

November 02, 2012

Furosemide has been banned from this year's Breeders' Cup juvenile races.... Read More