Articles posted March 24, 2011

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

TVG Eliminates 20 Positions

TVG has eliminated 20 positions, including some of those held by on-air racing analysts, in what was termed a "streamlining" move by the company owner, British-based Betfair.

Jockey Club Continues Support for TRF

The Jockey Club has pledged its continued support for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, the country's largest equine retirement program that has come under scrutiny over the past week.

THS: Louisiana Derby 2011

THS: Louisiana Derby 2011

Jason, Tom and Les handicap the Louisiana Derby, Spiral Stakes and Bourbonette Oaks. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Louisiana Derby.

Box Fan Recall Could Affect Horse Owners

Lasko Products Inc., manufacturer of home appliances such as fans and heaters, is recalling approximately 4.8 million box fans (similar to those frequently used in barns by horse owners) after an electrical problem in the fan's motor has caused some of these fans to catch fire, reportedly causing several house fires and a barn fire.

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