Articles posted April 4, 2013

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TCI: Santa Anita Derby & Wood Memorial

TCI: Santa Anita Derby & Wood Memorial

Jon & Joel recap last weekend's Florida Derby, Louisiana Derby, and UAE Derby, but did any performances affect the TCI Top 10? They also breakdown this Saturday's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and Wood Memorial (gr. I). Watch It Watch Video

CHRB Lifts Restrictions on Feed

The California Horse Racing Board announced it has lifted its restrictions on delivery of certain types of Purina feed to trainers after receiving assurance from the company that the products no longer contain zilpaterol.

March Wagering Down Slightly From 2012

March Wagering Down Slightly From 2012

Commingled pari-mutuel handle for March was $983,428,969, down only 0.11% from the same month in 2012, according to the Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators released by Equibase April 4.

Sample Handling's Effects on Plasma CO2 Levels (AAEP 2012)

By its very nature the practice of “milkshaking,” or administering bicarbonate or other alkalinizing substances to racehorses as performance enhancers, can be tough to pinpoint—horses metabolize the substances quickly, and testing laboratories must look for elevated blood total carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations as evidence. So to prese...

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