Articles posted April 29, 2013

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NYRA Names 3-Person Interim Management Team

The New York Racing Association board of directors, at a meeting late in the afternoon of April 29, appointed an interim management team to run the corporation's racetracks until a new chief executive officer is hired.

Demystifying Medications Part 1

Demystifying Medications Part 1

Demystifying Medications Part 1: Sedatives and Muscle Relaxers Several Thoroughbred industry coalitions have endorsed a list of 24 therapeutic medications; identifying them as essential in maintaining the health of racehorses in training. In a three-part series in The Blood-Horse (beginning in the May 4 issue) and in this accompanying video series, correspondent Natalie Voss discusses the importance and limitations of these medications with Dr. Peter Morresey of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and leading trainer Dale Romans. Medication Rules for Major Racing States

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