Headlines for Friday, August 1, 2014

  • West Virginia Racing Commission Meeting

    WV Hires New Lab; Purse Money Still in Limbo

    The West Virginia Racing Commission Aug. 1 hired Truesdail Laboratories in California to handle its equine drug testing and will ask the lab to test about 40 "cloudy samples" from a three-week period in July.

  • Arlington is seeking 79 live programs for 2014.

    Illinois Tracks Seeking Fewer Dates in 2015

    Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course both applied for fewer racing dates in 2015 than they were awarded this year and the tracks again are competing for simulcast revenue during dates when there is no live local racing.

  • Ajaxana Seeks Second German Classic Win

    Stall Lucky Owner's Ajaxana will try to spring back from a narrow defeat at Hannover last time out as she attempts to add a second German classic victory to her record Aug. 3 at Dusseldorf.

  • Health Zone: Vaccines

    A behind-the-scenes look at how your horse's immune system is best primed for battle.

  • Integral won the QIPCO Falmouth Stakes by 2 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Rz4fXkX">Order This Photo</a>

    Miss France, Integral in Rothschild Quartet

    Andre Fabre's QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) winner Miss France faces a strong competitor in British-based Integral as she takes on older opponents for the first time in the Prix Rothschild (Fr-I) Aug. 3 at Deauville.

  • Effort Aims to Improve Animal Feed Safety

    If a problem occurs with horse feed, a new collaboration between the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the Partnership for Food Protection aims to improve reaction time by sharing information about feed-related issues.

  • She's a Tiger

    Champion She's a Tiger Retired

    She's a Tiger, last year's champion 2-year-old filly, has been retired and will be offered for sale in the fall at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale.