The first International Workshop on Equine Chronic Airway Disease was held in mid-June at Michigan State University.
The purse for Saturday's Gallant Bob Handicap was raised from $100,000 to $150,000 Tuesday in an attempt to lure a quality field.
Since a horse's skin is his largest organ, and the only one you can inspect in total, use it to determine his overall health.
By Morton Cathro -- Regardless of size, location, or caliber of horses, racetracks long have served as a microcosm of society, holding up a mirror to humankind.
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick -- It is not an exaggeration to say that the federal government's actions regarding Thoroughbred racing could be a matter of life and death for this industry.
The Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is expected to find out Wednesday who will serve as its president and fill the seats on its board of directors.
The Dubai World Cup Committee has hiked purses for stakes on the World Cup undercard.
Answer Lively, the champion juvenile colt of 1988 was who reported as retired in June, will stand in 2001 at John Sikura's Hill 'N' Dale Farm near Lexington.
The American Horse Council has named a new lobbyist and new communications director.
Trainer Bob Baffert, who has accounted for winners of the last four runnings of the Del Mar Futurity, is represented by three of the nine 2-year-olds entered in Wednesday's renewal. The Futurity is the feature on Del Mar's closing-day card.
Indiana Horse Racing Commission has been asked to reconsider its denial of an operating license for Indianapolis Downs
Consignors met with Keeneland officials to discuss drug-testing program for next year's April sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Keeneland's November breeding stock sale expected to set a record in terms of the number of horses to be offered.
A pledge to spend money raised through the Thoroughbred auction process on political action endeavors apparently has led to an increase in contributions to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. It could be timely given the fact the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act could come up for consideration in Washington, D.C., in late September.
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