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Gorajec: Mandatory Injury Reporting Would Be A Game Changer For Horse Racing

posted on  |  24-06-19

“What more can be done to protect the horses?” That's the question Joe Gorajec asks in his latest article at InsideRacingRegs, published by Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative of The Jockey and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. The article is a follow-up to his reporting on the hearing in...

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Jerry Hollendorfer
Legendary Bay Area trainer banned after latest horse death at Santa Anita

posted on  |  24-06-19

Legendary Bay Area trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned Saturday from Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields hours after he lost the fourth thoroughbred of the season at the famed Southern California racetrack. The ban was initiated by track owners, the Stronach Group, as the racing industry faces increasing pressure to...

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Santa Anita
Santa Anita Park's Death Toll Reaches 30 Racehorses

posted on  |  23-06-19

Another horse died at Santa Anita Park in Southern California on Saturday — the 30th since Dec. 26 and the fourth this month — prompting the owners of what has become one of the deadliest racetracks in America to bar Jerry Hollendorfer, the horse’s Hall of Fame trainer. American Currency died after a training...

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Whip use
Stewards crack down on whip rule

posted on  |  23-06-19

Damien Oliver was one of five jockeys cited for excessive whip use at Flemington on Saturday as stewards cracked down. The champion jockey was suspended for eight meetings for his winning ride aboard Chouxting The Mob. Stewards found that Oliver used the whip 20 times during the race, including 10 before the 100m, which is five more...

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California Horse Racing Board
California Horse Racing Board to Leave ARCI

posted on  |  22-06-19

After hearing from staff who noted California Horse Racing Board policies on medication are moving away from the model rules of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, board members unanimously voted June 20 to leave the racing umbrella regulatory group. Meeting at the Alameda County Fairgrounds for its regular meeting...

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Tildren
Industry Groups Issue Call for Bisphosphonate Research Proposals

posted on  |  18-06-19

Three organizations dedicated to improving horse health announced a call for research proposals to investigate bisphosphonate administration in racehorses and in young racing prospects intended for sale at public auction. The initiative by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), the Grayson-Jockey Club Research...

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Barry Campbell
Tasmanian trainer Barry Campbell cops three year ban for Adelaide Cup day treatment of Eastender

posted on  |  18-06-19

Leading Tasmanian trainer Barry Campbell has been disqualified for three years by Thoroughbred Racing SA Stewards. Campbell was found guilty on three charges relating to the treatment of leading hope Eastender on Adelaide Cup day, namely race day injection; race day treatment; and conduct intended to corrupt the outcome of the...

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Theobromine
Japan Racing Association excludes 156 horses for possibly consuming banned substance

posted on  |  18-06-19

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japan Racing Association said Saturday it would exclude 156 horses from racing this weekend after finding a prohibited substance in their feed additives. While the JRA will hold its races as scheduled on Saturday and Sunday with the remaining horses, the number of horses being excluded for possibly consuming the...

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Greyhound Racing
Fresh calls for end to greyhound racing in Scotland

posted on  |  18-06-19

Greyhound racing is "outdated and cruel" and has no place in modern Scotland, according to campaigners. Calls for the sport to be banned have been stepped up after UK-wide figures showed that almost 1,000 dogs died within the racing industry last year. Governing body, the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB), insisted...

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David Brideoake
David Brideoake not guilty of raceday treatment charges

posted on  |  18-06-19

Racing NSW stewards have cleared trainer David Brideoake stating they were “not comfortably satisfied, to the Briginshaw standard of proof” to find the trainer guilty of raceday treatment charges. On Monday, Brideoake fronted stewards to answer two charges stemming from the late scratching of Princess Jenni from the Group...

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