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  • Panel: Ethics Code for Horse Sales Needs Teeth

    A code of ethics for the bloodstock industry must be firm and enforceable, officials said during a Dec. 9 panel discussion at the University of Arizona Symposium on Racing in Tucson. Otherwise, problems recognized by the industry will go uncorrected, they said.

  • Richmond Park was closed on Monday due to the implementation of protective measures against the spread of foot-and-mouth disease.

    Britain, Ireland Suspend Racing Because of Disease

    Officials in Great Britain have ruled that horse racing will be suspended for at least a week, effective Wednesday, because of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. In Ireland, racing also has been canceled, and horses and Greyhounds can't be shipped to the island country from Great Britain.