One boy latched on to a horse as he said they both had nowhere else to go

THE RACING POST | ENGLAND | 14 SEPT 22 Fox Norton has a new career – not that you would know it seeing him relax among a herd of horses. In a sea of bays and fly rugs, to the untrained eye the Melling Chase winner is hard to spot. Yet Helen Yeadon has no difficulty… Continue reading One boy latched on to a horse as he said they both had nowhere else to go

Two horse racing participants suspended after investigation into photos of possible electronic ‘jigger’ use

ABC AU NEWS | QUEENSLAND » Queensland racing authorities have suspended the licenses of two thoroughbred horse racing participants. It comes after a photo was widely circulated allegedly depicting a jockey holding an object in his hand that looks similar to a jigger at Birdsville race track on Tuesday. Training has been underway in the… Continue reading Two horse racing participants suspended after investigation into photos of possible electronic ‘jigger’ use

Baffert’s KHRC Appeal Day 5

Zedan and Hall of Fame trainer are final witnesses August 30, 2022 Testimony in Bob Baffert's hearing before the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission concluded Tuesday with the examination of the final three witnesses which included Baffert and Medina Spirit owner Amr Zedan. Additionally, Tom Lomangino, who testified on Monday, also returned to the stand. After the examinations,… Continue reading Baffert’s KHRC Appeal Day 5

Baffert hearing update in Medina Spirit doping case

Thoroughbred racehorse cheater and doper, trainer Bob Baffert.

We have been covering the Hearing from the beginning. We are weary of it. But, since we started, we must finish. Horse Racing Nation has the best coverage, and we only quote from the best. They write: Trainer Bob Baffert was expected back on the stand as soon as Monday, the fifth day of his… Continue reading Baffert hearing update in Medina Spirit doping case

Baffert’s KHRC Appeal Day 4

Ointment or Injection? Day 4 of the Hearing took place Thursday, 25th August 2022. Here is a bit about it. The focal point in the fourth day of testimony at Bob Baffert's appeal before before the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) was the debate over whether or not Medina Spirit's 2021 GI Kentucky Derby disqualification… Continue reading Baffert’s KHRC Appeal Day 4

Baffert Ky Derby suspension Hearings on the doping of Medina Spirit

We begin with Day One. Scroll down to the end for links to all Hearing dates. HORSE RACING NATION reports the following, on 22nd August 2002 :— Day One THE Kentucky Horse Racing Commission hearing on trainer Bob Baffert's request to have his 90-day suspension for Medina Spirit's betamethasone overage in the 2021 Kentucky Derby… Continue reading Baffert Ky Derby suspension Hearings on the doping of Medina Spirit

2 racehorses killed Sunday at Saratoga

Researchers say over time horse side toes may have been lost to help them move faster and more efficiently. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images.

CBS Chanel 6 Albany reports: SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (WRGB) — The death of two horses were reported over the weekend on the NYS Gaming Commission website. A Cut Ahead 20, trained by Leah Hyarmati, was euthanized on the track after sustaining a injury while "breezing" on August 21st. My Girl Lexi was vanned off the track… Continue reading 2 racehorses killed Sunday at Saratoga

Join PeTA Town Hall Meeting on underground horse racing

Peta's special Town Hall Meeting on their investigation into the seedy world of underground horse racing is about to begin 8 pm tonight. You are invited to join. Participating is easy. Call 1 844 881 1316 toll-free at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. You can listen to the entire town hall meeting or join them… Continue reading Join PeTA Town Hall Meeting on underground horse racing

A horse track with no rules

On-track drug injections, shock devices and a dead jockey: A “bush track” in Georgia is one of dozens that profit outside the reach of regulation. WASHINGTON POST by GUS GARCIA-ROBERTS |Published August 5, 2022/Updated August 6, 2022 MILNER, Ga. — In this population-800 town in rural Georgia, where residents along winding country roads fly the… Continue reading A horse track with no rules

PeTA Investigates: Racing Hell — Underground Horse Racing

Galloping Quarter Horse Partial.

From June 2021 through April 2022, a team of PETA operatives investigated unregulated Quarter Horse racing in Georgia, primarily at the largest Georgia “bush track,” Rancho El Centenario (south of Atlanta). Well over 100 of these tracks operate all over the U.S., from California to Virginia, flying largely under the radar. Fast and Furious Quarter… Continue reading PeTA Investigates: Racing Hell — Underground Horse Racing