Thoroughbreds

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New Bolton Center Receives Grant from TCA

October 09, 2012

The TCA approved a grant of $11,323 for the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.... Read More

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Salix Accidentally Administered to Horse before Race

October 08, 2012

A Kentucky state veterinarian accidentally administered furosemide to a racehorse at Keeneland on Oct. 5.... Read More

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Commentary: Paynter--A Profile in Courage

October 07, 2012

Steve Haskin shares his thoughts on racehorse Paynter's multiple medical battles and his recovery.... Read More

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EIA in Germany Affects Prominent French Horse Race

October 06, 2012

A horse stabled at the same racing center as the 4-year-old filly recently tested positive EIA.... Read More

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EIPH and Furosemide Use in Racehorses Explained

October 04, 2012

One researcher discusses EIPH, furosemide use in racehorses, and related scientific research. ... Read More

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Keeneland Hosts 2012 Racehorse Safety, Welfare Summit

October 03, 2012

The fourth edition of the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held Oct. 16-17.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Undergoes Surgery

October 03, 2012

Veterinarians removed a 15-inch external growth from the colt's intestines this morning.... Read More

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Zenyatta Statue Unveiled at Santa Anita Park

October 01, 2012

The statue was unveiled at noon on Sept. 29. Crowds gathered to see the life-sized bronze sculpture.... Read More

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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