Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

DENVER, Colorado. KDVR FOX31. Chris Halsne and Chris Koeberl reporting. (May 18, 2017)  — Hidden cameras capture doping, gambling and abuse of horses as regulators, politicians, and law enforcement turn a blind eye. Go to full investigative report » It’s Easter Sunday outside the Deer Trail Rodeo grounds. Armed teams of private security in flak jackets set… Continue reading Unsanctioned horse racing flourishing in rural Colorado

U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) issued the following press release yesterday. It is of course important to demand it. It is another to actually introduce a bill, push it through and get it done. Udall is plucky and has the determination necessary to succeed. Sen. Udall is of course keenly aware of racehorse… Continue reading U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing

Federal Judge drops fraud charges against Thoroughbred trainer Webb

Cross-posted from The Blood-Horse by FRANK ANGST Samuel Webb, one of three trainers and four people facing federal fraud charges following arrests in November at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, had those charges dismissed June 5. U.S. District Court Judge William Caldwell of the Middle District of Pennsylvania dismissed both counts of a… Continue reading Federal Judge drops fraud charges against Thoroughbred trainer Webb

A solution to U.S. racehorse doping: On-track pharmacies?

by SID GUSTAFSON Cross-posted from The Rail — The New York Times On-track pharmacies have the potential to restore racing integrity in America. The on-track pharmacy would be the only place drugs are allowed on the racetrack. The attending veterinarian examines a horse and prescribes a treatment. If medication is determined to be part of… Continue reading A solution to U.S. racehorse doping: On-track pharmacies?