Thoroughbreds

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NTRA Safety Alliance Eyes Spot Checks after N.Y. Report

October 01, 2012

The move stems from a task force report that studied a spate of catastrophic breakdowns at Aqueduct Racetrack.... Read More

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Event will Raise Funds for Off-Track Horses

September 29, 2012

A show and sale will raise awareness for the opportunities available for off-track Thoroughbreds.
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Report: Deficiencies Had Role in N.Y. Racehorse Deaths

September 28, 2012

A spate of fatal breakdowns was primarily the result of structural deficiencies in rules and regulations.... Read More

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WVRC Denies Appeal in Anti-Slaughter Case

September 27, 2012

Mountaineer racetrack has an policy stating owners and trainers must ensure horses are not "put to slaughter."... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Recovers from Laminitis, Fighting Colitis

September 21, 2012

Paynter has "beaten laminitis" and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.... Read More

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Commentary: Following Up on the Salix-Free Racing Pledge

September 20, 2012

Trainers managing Salix-free horses noted that none of them have shown signs of bleeding after races so far.... Read More

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W.Va. Horse Racing Officials Begin Examining Salix

September 18, 2012

A meeting served as a information-gathering session in light of ongoing discussion about furosemide use.... Read More

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Judge Refuses to Dismiss Suit Against TRF

September 18, 2012

The lawsuit alleges a host of complaints, including that horses were mistreated under the group's care.... Read More

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Laminitic Racehorse Paynter Could Return to Track

September 12, 2012

The colt continues to make strides towards recovery and a possible return to the racetrack.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Winner Maram Dead, Leaves Foal

September 07, 2012

Maram, winner of the 2008 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, died Sept. 6 from an acute illness.... Read More

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CHRB Panel Recommends Equine Medication Rule Changes

September 01, 2012

The organization endorsed a proposal to have Salix administered by certain veterinarians only.... Read More

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Governor Implements New Ky. Race-Day Drug Regulations

August 31, 2012

Gov. Steve Beshear implemented regulations reforming some aspects of the state's equine medication policy.... Read More

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ASPCA Grants $290,000 to Assist Retired Racehorses

August 31, 2012

This grant program aids in the rescue and rehabilitation of retired racehorses.... Read More

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Oaklawn Park Pre-Race Veterinary Exams Could Be Enhanced

August 29, 2012

All horses racing at Oaklawn Park in 2013 will likely will undergo a pre-race examination.... Read More

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Committee Says New Ky. Race-Day Drug Rules 'Deficient'

August 28, 2012

The rules are scheduled to take effect Sept. 4, just before the start of Turfway Park's meet.... Read More

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Veterinarians Discuss Thoroughbred Radiographs, Throat Exams

August 24, 2012

Presenters discussed joint radiographs, endoscopic exams, and changes in sales conditions during the lecture.... Read More

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Kentucky Race-Day Drug Rules Will Change Sept. 4

August 23, 2012

Furosemide will be the only medication permitted on race day in Kentucky effective Sept. 4.... Read More

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Derby, Preakness Runner-Up Retired with Shoulder Injury

August 21, 2012

The colt was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve injury that caused atrophy in his left infraspinatus muscle.... Read More

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New Vocations Granted $50,000 to Help Retired Thoroughbreds

August 20, 2012

The grants will be used to aid the program's efforts to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired racehorses.... Read More

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Ky. Derby, Preakness Runner-Up to have Diagnostic Procedures

August 16, 2012

The colt will be evaluated by specialists at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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Kentucky Attempting to Reduce Racehorse Fatalities

August 16, 2012

The changes came about after eight racing fatalities occurred during the month of May at Churchill Downs.... Read More

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Conference Focuses On Racehorse Health, Aftercare

August 15, 2012

The day-long event focused on matters of equine health, primarily Thoroughbred retirement and aftercare.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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More Racehorse Veterinary Records to be Publicized

August 08, 2012

The treatment and drug records of horses running in the Travers Stakes will be updated daily online.... Read More

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West Virginia Racing Commission Plans Meeting on Salix Use

August 07, 2012

The commission plans to hold a fact-finding meeting on use of race-day furosemide day, officials said Aug. 4.... Read More