Posts Tagged ‘ events ’

Spotlight on Drug Use in Horse Racing Industry

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on March 24, 2014

Drug use in the horse racing industry has long been a contentious issue with animal welfare organizations, as horses are believed to be given chemicals to mask pain, prevent bleeding and/or to enhance performance...

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AERC Considers Severing Ties With FEI

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on March 10, 2014

At the recent two-day American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) held in Atlanta, one of the main topics of discussion was the possibility of the United States forming an international governing body separate from the International Equestrian Federation (FEI). This was prompted by reports of doping and injuries in the sport in the Middle East, many instances which are said to remain unreported...

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Fall Meet 2013 at Churchill Downs

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on October 28, 2013

The 124th Fall Meet at Churchill Downs opened Sunday with an eleven-race card, one of which was the Stars of Tomorrow - dedicated to promising two-year-olds. Horse racing fans can look forward to 25 days of racing and entertainment over the next five weeks on a Wednesday to...

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Gulfstream, Calder Clash Over Race Dates

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on July 3, 2013

Gulfstream Park racecourse broke its 75-year tradition as a winter-only horseracing venue when its summer meet kicked off on July 1, 2013. The occasion was also the latest event in what has come to be known as the "turf war" between Gulfstream and Calder Race Course...

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Cheltenham Countdown: The Trend Horses

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on February 8, 2012

The key races at the Cheltenham Festival have key trends developing, so in this installment of my Cheltenham Countdown I am going to break it down so that our shortlist of horses will meet the criteria that the trends match...

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