Headlines for Tuesday, June 27, 2006

  • Unwanted Horse Coalition Officially Under AHC Umbrella

    The Unwanted Horse Coalition, which started as the Unwanted Horse Summit during the American Horse Council convention in April 2005, is being folded into the American Horse Council. The possibility was discussed this April when the plan was presented to the AHC board of trustees.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Beneath the Surface

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - In California, where the safety-conscious California Horse Racing Board has mandated synthetic surfaces by the end of 2007 for the state's major tracks, an opportunity arose for the various track operators to seek a common solution.

  • A Royal Experience

    <i>By Vic Zast</i> - It is wrong to believe that only devotees with a love of the Thoroughbred deserve a place in the Turf Club. Or that to be a genuine fan one must take racing seriously. Racing is best when it's democratic, not burdened by snobbery.

  • Ohio Horsemen Endorse 'Learn and Earn' Ballot Measure

    The three major horsemen's groups involved in racing in Ohio have all endorsed a proposed constitutional amendment to allow slot machines at the state's seven racetracks and two locations in downtown Cleveland.