Keyword: Dr. Foster Northrop

  • Day 2 of the Welfare & Safety of the Race Horse Summit.

    Panel: Change in Culture Needed in Racing

    Based on comments from panelists who discussed prioritizing safety of the racehorse among owners, trainers, and veterinarians July 9, adoption of various common-sense practices hinges on a change of culture in racing.

  • I'll Have Another retirement ceremony.

    I'll Have Another's Treatment 'Routine Care'

    A review of the medications administered I'll Have Another between the Preakness and Belmont Stakes (both gr. I) are consistent with the veterinary treatment of most racehorses, according to three licensed veterinarians.

  • Salix (Furosemide)

    Furosemide Topic of Talkin' Horses Podcast

    The controversial subject of furosemide, the anti-bleeder medication widely used in North American racing, will be the subject of the next "Talkin' Horses with The Blood-Horse" live podcast at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 26.

  • Race-Day Medication Pros and Cons Debated

    The pros and cons of race-day medication in racehorses were debated Nov. 14 during a lengthy meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Race Day Medication Committee at the state Capitol.

  • Kentucky Purse Regulation Will Be Reviewed

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will review a regulation that permits tracks to withhold all purses from a day of racing when there is a suspicious post-race test for any horse racing that day.

  • Churchill Dates Cut Approved; 'Crisis' Cited

    Amid considerable discussion about a quickly developing crisis facing the state's racing industry, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission May 12 approved a request from Churchill Downs to eliminate seven racing dates from the current spring meet.

  • Kentucky Drug Council Supports Regulation of Steroids

    The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council supports the regulation of anabolic steroids in horses at racetracks and auctions in the state but has requested further explanation of withdrawal times and other testing-related issues included in the model rule offered by the Association of Racing Commissioners International and Racing Medication and Testing Consortium.