In a development that figures to play out in other racing states, two New York senators said June 12 the anti-bleeding medication furosemide should not be banned on race day.
Viewership for the June 9 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on NBC was up 12% from last year and 62% from 2010, according to official data provided by The Nielsen Company June 12.
In advance of an expected vote by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission June 13, the American Graded Stakes Committee reaffirmed its desire to ban all race-day medication in graded stakes for 2-year-olds.
Dinny Phipps, chairman of The Jockey Club, will be honored Aug. 5 at the Saratoga Gala of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. Phipps will receive the Earle Mack Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Champion Award.
The Maryland Racing Commission has agreed to conduct a hearing to consider evidence based upon advances in modern technology regarding the controversy surrounding Secretariat's winning time in the Preakness.
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Eight of 16 people elected to the Breeders' Cup board of members are incumbents, the organization said June 12.
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The Ohio State Racing Commission probably will rule on racetrack license transfers during the third quarter of this year, OSRC chairman Robert Schmitz said June 11.
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