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In an effort to provide the highest level of veterinary care amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center announced the launch of a new telehealth service for large animals.
With a rescheduled Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) still 22 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of "All Other 3-Year-Olds" has been made the 5-2 morning line favorite for Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
The son of Fusaichi Pegasus was sold to Haras Porta Pia Stud Farm near Santiago.
Paul Townend died at 61 after battling coronavirus
Officials at Woodbine are considering the potential postponement of the Queen's Plate, the Toronto track confirmed in a March 31 statement to BloodHorse.
Spendthrift Farm's Q B One, the first foal out of champion Beholder, registered his first timed workout March 30 at Santa Anita Park.
Reigning Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Sir Winston is back in familiar surroundings at Belmont Park after clearing quarantine upon his return from Dubai.
Live racing in the state of Ohio will remain suspended at least through April 30, according to a March 31 release from the Ohio State Racing Commission.
The connection has never wavered. Scott was Gary's sounding board through his recuperation from hip replacement surgery in 2016, just as Gary gave Scott the support and comfort he needed while recovering from a horrible accident at Canterbury Downs.
Santa Anita Park will remain closed for live racing through the April 4-5 weekend as it abides by an order issued last week from the Los Angeles County Health Department. The Santa Anita Derby (G1) will be rescheduled for later in the season.
Millionaire grade 1 winner Come Dancing is targeting the $600,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) April 18 at Oaklawn Park for her 2020 debut, and recorded her first published local work March 31 at the Arkansas track.
The Newmarket racing community has joined forces with local business and council leaders to provide vital support to vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nothing is normal anymore. Everything seems strange, but it was always going to be strange for 21-year-old Donnacha O'Brien who is getting to grips with his first season as a fully-fledged trainer.
The destructive impact of COVID-19 has brought many industries to a halt in recent weeks but Irish breeding operations are attempting to continue business to the most normal extent possible, all the while adhering to lockdown regulations.
The Partners of Park Equine Hospital announced today that it is in full support of the Horseracing Integrity Act currently working its way through Congress.
Thoroughbred Charities of America's Horses First Fund is providing funding to backstretch and aftercare organizations working to support the Thoroughbred community amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The industry group responding to the impact of the coronavirus on horseracing in Britain released an operational plan March 30, detailing the conditions required for racing to resume in Britain, which is planned for May 1.
Jason Servis and Jorge Navarro may have won a score of races as heavy favorites in the last few years, but the two trainers are longshots to prevail against federal charges that can land them as much as five years in prison.
International Racehorse Transport is working with domestic and overseas authorities in a bid to develop protocols that would allow equine flights to restart during the coronavirus pandemic that has seen air travel cease.
It is early afternoon at Belmont Park and Humberto Chavez, who heads the New York division of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, is in the midst of another work day that he suspects won't end until nightfall.