Given the current climate of Thoroughbred racing, it's no surprise that health, safety, and medications were the primary topics of discussion at a meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International.
Blue Grass winner will attempt to land his first grade I stakes victory on dirt
Eight three-year-old colts and geldings hoping to step up in the division will assemble at Saratoga Race Course for the $100,000 Curlin on Friday, the first of two "Party at the Spa" afternoons at the track. First race post time is 2:30 p.m. (EDT), with the Curlin scheduled to go off at 6:22 p.m.
Count Dale Romans among the card-carrying members of the Paynter Fan Club.
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The Breeders' Cup and the Thoroughbred leadership group Vision 2020 announced July 24 the launch of Fantasy 'Capping, a free-to-play online fantasy game that spotlights 12 of the major races leading up to the Breeders' Cup.
Thirty-six Breeders' Cup Challenge races leading up to this year's World Championships will be broadcast on the Horse Racing Radio Network.
Monmouth Park has earned re-accreditation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance.
A new nomination process for the 2012 Claiming Crown has been put in place by Claiming Crown Limited.
The Breeders' Cup, in collaboration with Thoroughbred leadership group Vision 2020, announced Tuesday the launch of Fantasy 'Capping, a free-to-play online fantasy game that spotlights 12 of North America's biggest horse races leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships. The game concludes with the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic on November 3 at Santa Anita.
Gulfstream Park announced today it will offer 61 stakes races (33 graded) worth more than $10.1 million during its 2012-13 Thoroughbred race meet, highlighted by the 62nd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby on March 30.
Gulfstream Park announced it will offer 61 stakes (33 graded) worth more than $10.1 million during its 2012-13 race meet, which is highlighted by the March 30 Florida Derby (gr. I).
Millionaire and multiple grade I winner Richard's Kid will be conceding from three to 10 pounds to his rivals as he tops the six-horse field entered in the Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar July 27.
The president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International is calling upon the Olympic Games to release the names of athletes who will be performing in London with performing-enhancing drugs in their systems.
Graded stakes-placed Phone Home sired his first winner when his 2-year-old daughter C L Phone Home won at Ruidoso Downs
Eight 3-year-old colts and geldings hoping to step up in their division will assemble for the $100,000 Curlin Stakes at Saratoga Race Course July 27.
A fourth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held Oct. 16-17 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, K.Y., the Jockey Club and Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced July 24.
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Editor's note: This article is part of TheHorse.com's ongoing coverage of topics presented at the 2012 International Society of Equitation Science conference, held July 18-20 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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