Posts Tagged ‘ kentucky ’

US Racing Industry Pursues Safer Racing Environment

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on July 14, 2014

Attended by owners, breeders, horsemen, trainers, jockeys, veterinarians, track managers and regulators, the recent two-day Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit held in Lexington, Kentucky, addressed a number of issues related to the topic. The first session of the event called for transparency of veterinary records and included an update on the National Uniform Medication Program...

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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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KHRC Funds Study on New Corticosteroid

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on February 14, 2013

With the emphasis on conducting research for the benefit of the racing industry, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has announced its intention to fund a study to establish parameters for the use of isoflupredone...

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Opening Weekend Excitement at Santa Anita

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on September 27, 2012

Horse racing enthusiasts are in for plenty of excitement at Santa Anita Park this weekend as the track opens its doors for its autumn meet...

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Believe You Can Out, Grace Hall Favorite for Saratoga’s Alabama

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on August 16, 2012

Fans are no doubt disappointed by the news that Believe You Can will not be running Saturday's Grade 1 Alabama at Saratoga Race Course. Trainer Larry Jones noted that nothing major was wrong with the Fair Grounds Oaks and Kentucky Oaks winner, but she appeared tired...

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Retirement for Havre de Grace

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on April 26, 2012

With an overall record of 9-4-5 in 16 starts, and career earnings of $2,586,175, Havre de Grace took Horse of the Year honors in 2011, becoming the third female to earn the honor. Fans were no doubt looking forward to seeing her thunder down the track next week in Churchill's Grade II La Troienne on the Kentucky Oaks card...

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