In the wake of a New York Times article and an NBC Nightly News segment focused on injuries to I'll Have Another and the medications used to treat the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, Dr. Larry Bramlage issues a response.
Jockey Angel Serpa was sent to the hospital with a head injury after being unseated by his mount Kisses Required during the running of the fifth race July 13 at Monmouth Park, and will remain overnight for observation.
The Tattersalls July sale ended its three-day run in England with a gross that was down 19.7% from a year ago. The average price and median price declined 8.7% and 7.1%, respectively.
The logo for the 143rd running of the Travers Stakes (gr. I), unveiled July 13 by the New York Racing Association, features a horse and jockey on top of the signature Travers canoe.
Santa Anita Park has taken the unusual step of renaming 14 stakes, including six grade I events, for the 2012 autumn meet that begins Sept. 28.
The Association of Racing Commissioners International is reassessing its policy supporting race-day administration of furosemide, but also indicated much needs to be done before any change is made.
- By Tom LaMarra
A look back at some of the comments made during the July 12 medication hearing. read blog
French raider Giofra overhauled Elusive Kate near the wire to win the $248,000 Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket July 13.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors has settled on a site for the 2013 World Championships, but an announcement of the location may not be forthcoming for several more weeks, according to chairman Tom Ludt.
Top Thoroughbred owners Kevin Plank and Mike Repole are facing off in court over a high-stakes trademark dispute, The Wall Street Journal reported July 13.
The Ohio State Racing Commission July 10 began the process of transferring racing licenses from existing racetracks to new locations.
On the final day of June this year, Arazi's 6-year-old grandson Jeranimo showed a flash of magic, coming from last to first to score his first grade I win in the Shoemaker Mile.
Starting in the Haskell Invitational is a slight possibility, but the ultimate goal for 2-year-old champ Hansen is the Travers.
Erica Larson and Sarah Ralston, VMD, PhD, Dipl. ACVN
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