NY Governor Andrew Cuomo makes inquiry into racehorse deaths at Aqueduct

Caleb's Posse winning at Aqueduct.

In a letter to the New York Racing Association, New York governor Andrew Cuomo calls for the organization to hire an independent investigator to look into the deaths of 16 horses [UPDATE: The number has risen to 20] since racing began on the inner-dirt track November 30th of last year. The number includes a horse… Continue reading NY Governor Andrew Cuomo makes inquiry into racehorse deaths at Aqueduct

New York Racing Association Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy (US)

Cross-posted from The New York Times By JOE DRAPE Mr Drape opens with: The New York Racing Association said it would bar any owner or trainer from competing at its racetracks if any of their horses were sold for slaughter. It also urged horsemen who are part of what is widely considered the premier racing… Continue reading New York Racing Association Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy (US)