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NYRA Panel Suspends Baffert Through Jan. 25, 2023

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Opting not to approve a two-year suspension to Bob Baffert at New York Racing Association tracks recommended via a hearing officer, a three-person NYRA panel issued a shortened suspension June 23 to the trainer slated to run through Jan. 25, 2023.

Anti-Slaughter Act Advances Through House Subcommittee

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Legislation that would ban horse slaughter advanced June 23 through a U.S. House Subcommittee within the Energy and Commerce Committee, according to various animal rights groups.

NM Asst. Attorney General Opposes NMHA in Funding Fight

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Sally Malave, assistant attorney general in New Mexico, issued a June 23 opinion concluding the New Mexico Horsemen's Association has no "apparent legal authority to refuse to transfer gaming funds it holds."

Twomey Aims for Group 1 Success at the Curragh

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Paddy Twomey, operating at a 37% strike rate this season, will send out French Claim in the June 25 Irish Derby (G1) and La Petite Coco in Sunday's Pretty Polly Stakes (G1) at the Curragh.

Cruz Records First Career Stakes Win

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Trainer Jesus 'Jesse' Cruz notches the first stakes win of his young training career with Why Not Tonight June 19 in the All Brandy Stakes at Laurel Park.

Dettori Unnamed on Gosdens' Upcoming Runners

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Frankie Dettori's business manager said on June 23 the rider would "have to move on with whatever John and Thady Gosden have done" after he lost rides on the yard's runners at Newmarket on June 25.

Revised HISA Enforcement Dates and Clarification

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Specifically in regards to horseshoes, riding crop specifications, racehorse monitoring (vaccinations), the transfer of records for claimed horses, prohibited practices, and registration of covered persons and horses.

Record Stakes Purses of $8.75M for Keeneland Fall Meet

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Before Keeneland hosts the Breeders' Cup World Championships for the third time, the track will offer 22 stakes worth a record $8.75 million during its fall meet.

OLG returns as Canadian Triple Crown Title Partner

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Woodbine Entertainment announced the return of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) as the title sponsor for the 2022 Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.

Los Angeles County Fair at Los Alamitos Begins June 25

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
The nine-day Los Angeles County Fair meet will continue through Sunday, July 10. Racing will be conducted Saturday-Sunday (June 25-26) the first week, Friday-Monday (July 1-4) the second week and Friday-Sunday (July 8-10) the final week.

Belmont Child Care Association Celebrates 20 Years

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
The Belmont Child Care Association is celebrating twenty years of providing an early childhood education and development program for children year-round at Anna House located at Belmont Park.

Kentucky Shipper Stitched Takes Mystic Lake Derby

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Stitched won the $150,000 Mystic Lake Derby June 22 at Canterbury Park with jockey Florent Geroux aboard. The 3-year-old is trained by Gregory Foley and is owned by Nathan McCauley, Michael W. Olszewski, and William J. Minton.

Ringler Named COO for Don Alberto's U.S. Operations

Fri, 2022-06-24 04:27
Don Alberto Corporation has announced that Reed Ringler will join the company as chief operating officer of its U.S. Operations effective July 1, 2022. Reed has worked at Fasig‐Tipton for the past 13 years.

Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit Concludes

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
The afternoon session educated and informed attendees on forging forward, using data and findings derived from a panel of regulatory veterinarians, PET scans of racehorse fetlocks, and advances in racing surfaces.

Juju's Map Returns to Stakes Company in Mother Goose

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
When the top 3-year-old fillies are mentioned, Secret Oath and Nest are typically atop the list. Yet they could have some company after the June 25 Mother Goose Stakes (G2) when Juju's Map makes her 2021 stakes debut in the 1 1/16-mile test.

McGrapth Sentenced to House Incarceration, Probation

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
Xavier McGrapth received the full one-year maximum sentence after pleading guilty on 13 counts of second-degree animal cruelty. He will serve 25 days of house incarceration and the remainder of the time on probation. He also must make restitution.

Panel Discusses Benefits of Wearable Technology

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
Panelists see many of the same applications of wearable technology as a means to keep horses healthy and also think it may generate revenue for the industry.

Bell's the One, Sconsin Top Competitive Chicago Stakes

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
Lothenbach Stables' grade 1 winner Bell's the One and Lloyd Madison Farm's multiple graded stakes winner Sconsin clash June 25 in a competitive renewal of the $200,000 Chicago Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs.

Hollie Doyle Helps Bring Prestige to Female Jockeys

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
Hollie Doyle was hailed as one of the best in the business June 20 as her weighing room colleagues applauded her landmark success aboard Nashwa in the Prix de Diane Longines (G1) at Chantilly.

Lawsuit: Maylin Will Not Produce Medina Spirit Research

Thu, 2022-06-23 04:23
The KHRC says in a New York lawsuit Dr. George Maylin refuses to disclose research records he claims support his opinion that betamethasone found in a post-race sample of Medina Spirit's blood came came from the topical application of Otomax.

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