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Lasix Banned In CA - An Open Letter about the Future of Thoroughbred Racing in California

It's about time! Read Belinda Stronach's statement regarding the banning of Lasix on all race day drugs in California! -- An Open Letter about the Future of Thoroughbred Racing in California

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It's about time! Read Belinda Stronach's statement regarding the banning of Lasix on all rac....



Horseracing Integrity Act Reintroduced, ‘Back In The Starting Gate’ For Congress

U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Andy Barr (R-KY), who represent two of the meccas of American Thoroughbred racing – Saratoga Springs and Lexington – have introduced the Horseracing Integrity Act to create a uniform national standard for drug testing that would be overseen by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). “My team and I have been chomping at the bit to get the Horseracing Integrity Act back in the starting gate for the 116th Congress,” said Rep. Paul Tonko. “We set a fast pace last session, garnering more cosponsors down the stretch than ever before in our efforts to get this bill across the finish line.

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U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko (D-NY), and Andy Barr (R-KY), who represent two of the meccas of American....



Scat Daddy - A Successful Sire On Tapeta Too

Scat Daddy was a great sire, gone way too soon. Once considered a one-dimensional patriarch of sprinters on grass, his last few crops have featured a Triple Crown winner, Justify, able to get a distance on dirt, clearly. Not to mention many others, on turf, dirt and synthetic surfaces, at any distance, most recently the winner of the El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate, Anothertwistafate, running off by seven lengths on the Tapeta surface.

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Scat Daddy was a great sire, gone way too soon. Once considered a one-dimensional patriarch of ....



Track Breakdowns - Are Ten Ton Tractors Compressing The Problem?

In light of the Santa Anita breakdowns, a Thoroughbred People fan has ventured that  "Vehicular traffic (tractor and ambulance) is highly destructive to the cushion. Horse drawn harrows and gate have great advantages." Watching the tractors tow the harrows between races, I have also wondered how the compression of narrow lanes of the track by a multi-ton John Deere tractor vehicle effects the track. Whether it adds to the track inconsistency or not, what a nice sight it would be for racing fans to see the harrows towed by plough horses instead.  

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In light of the Santa Anita breakdowns, a Thoroughbred People fan has ventured that  "Vehicula....



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  • Fountain Of Youth Card Produces Record Handle, Up Nine Percent Over 2018

    Saturday March 2nd's 14-race program at Gulfstream Park, highlighted by Code of Honor's victory in the 73rd running of the Xpressbet.com Fountain of Youth (G2), produced a record total handle on Fountain of Youth Day of $31,230,535, a 9-percent increase over last year's 14-race program.

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    Saturday March 2nd's 14-race program at Gulfstream Park, highlighted by Code of Honor's victory....



    Irishman David Egan Rides First North American Winner At Laurel Park

    Jockey David Egan, England's champion apprentice of 2017, registered his first North American victory when Mohan Stable's Bobby G galloped to a 5 ½-length win in Friday's fourth race at Laurel Park. Making his 12th career start and first since being claimed for $5,000 off a 13 ½-length win Feb. 2 by trainer Jose Corrales, Bobby G ($8.20) ran about 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.42 over a fast main track in the $25,000 starter optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up.

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    Jockey David Egan, England's champion apprentice of 2017, registered his first North American v....