The Stronach Group, a world-class entertainment and real estate development company with Thoroughbred horse racing at the core, introduced a new consumer facing brand: 1/ST (pronounced “First”). 1/ST represents the company’s continued movement toward redefining Thoroughbred racing and the ecosystem that drives it. 1/ST is the engine that advocates for and drives the 1/ST Horse […]
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Retired Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron will be among those testifying next Tuesday during a Congressional hearing on the Horseracing Integrity Act, federal legislation that would create a private, independent national oversight agency to regulate medication policy for the sport. The hearing of the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and […]
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The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Wednesday, January 22, at the Department of Consumer Services in Sacramento. Chairman Gregory Ferraro presided. Vice Chairman Oscar Gonzales and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri and Wendy Mitchell also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the […]
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The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced this evening that Bricks and Mortar, who was undefeated in six starts last year, was voted the 2019 Runhappy Horse of the Year at the 49th Annual Runhappy Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The Eclipse Awards, honoring excellence […]
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The first racetrack in North America to create a racing club for Thoroughbred racing fans, Canterbury Park has now teamed up with the Minnesota Racehorse Engagement Project (MNREP) to introduce a new version of their successful club platform for 2020. The new club will not only offer horse lovers the opportunity to experience the pleasure, […]
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For the first time in 2020, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy will be run free of race-day medications, heralding a new era in the sport of Thoroughbred racing in North America. The medication-free policy is consistent with the International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities (IFHA) standards. Two percent of the […]
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The New York Equine Drug Testing Programs Director Dr. George Maylin has confirmed the presence of a major doping threat to both human and equine sport in two standardbred horses racing at Yonkers Raceway. The New York horse racing lab is believed to be the first laboratory, in either horse racing or the worldwide WADA […]
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A host of global Thoroughbred racing stars have been nominated for the historic 25th edition of the Dubai World Cup, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Meydan Racecourse. International luminaries Almond Eye, Maximum Security, Anthony Van Dyck, Beauty Generation, Nature Strip, Star Catcher and Benbatl headline the nominations for the US$35-million day, […]
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The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that Maximum Security’s historic disqualification in the 145th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve has been voted the 2019 NTRA Moment of the Year based on the results of 1,072 votes cast via Twitter and an online poll. The winning moment occurred on May 4, 2019 at 7:15 p.m. ET following a near […]
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Equine safety in California horse racing remains under the microscope for mainstream media, and is still on the radar of California Gov. Gavin Newsom. A story this week from the New York Times questioned the effectiveness Santa Anita Park’s reforms after three horses suffered fatal injuries in three days — two from racing breakdowns and […]
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