New information extends racehorse abuser Amanda Cobb’s suspension

The BloodHorse magazine reports: Ten days before Mid-Atlantic trainer Amber Cobb would have served out a 60-day suspension for abusing a horse in her care, the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission extended that suspension [on] Sept. 10. "After receiving new information, the stewards summarily suspended Amber Cobb, which means she cannot operate in Delaware until she's… Continue reading New information extends racehorse abuser Amanda Cobb’s suspension

Stronach Group bans embattled trainer Amber Cobb from its racetracks

Embattled trainer Amber Cobb, already suspended by the Delaware Racing Commission for her mistreatment of a filly in her barn, has been banned from training and racing at the five racetracks owned by the Stronach Group and 1/ST Racing. The Stronach Group and 1/ST Racing issued a statement this week regarding Amber Cobb on Friday:… Continue reading Stronach Group bans embattled trainer Amber Cobb from its racetracks

RMTC identifies substances in Roberson racehorse drugging case

WRITTEN BY BLOOD-HORSE STAFF Cross-posted from The Blood-Horse The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium's Tactical Research Program was instrumental in the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission's recent prosecution of trainer Donald Roberson by working with the HFL Sport Science's Lexington laboratory to identify dichloracetic acid and tadalafil, which is marketed in the United States under the… Continue reading RMTC identifies substances in Roberson racehorse drugging case

Furious (Running for Their Lives)

by DIANE McCLURE We received this via email, but you can also find it posted on, with comments on Final Turn. Posted 5 Aug 2008 at 11:00 a.m. ---------- Through the HBO documentary “Running for Their Lives” I recently became aware of the pipeline of sending horses from the backstretch to the slaughterhouse. We… Continue reading Furious (Running for Their Lives)

Jockey Rose suspended for abusing horse

By FRANK ANGST Thoroughbred Times | 25 June 2008 ----- Jockey Jeremy Rose, perhaps best known as the regular rider of dual classic winner Afleet Alex, will face a long suspension after an alleged horse-abuse incident in the stretch of a race at Delaware Park on Monday. Taking quick action, the Delaware Thoroughbred Commission levied… Continue reading Jockey Rose suspended for abusing horse