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

Gulfstream plans Lasix free races in 2015

Hallelujah!  Something to cheer about concerning Thoroughbred racing in 2015. Tom LaMarra (@BH_TLaMarra) reporting for the The Blood-Horse writes: Gulfstream Park, which plans to become the racetrack prototype for integrity in the sport, is to to offer furosemide-free races for 2-year-olds in 2015 and eventually operate an on-track pharmacy to ensure tight regulation of medication.… Continue reading Gulfstream plans Lasix free races in 2015

Stronach forming new equine retirement program

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – (Feb. 17, 2011) Frank Stronach, chairman and CEO of MI Developments Inc., announced Thursday the formation of the Gulfstream Park Thoroughbred After-Care Program to help find suitable homes for retired Thoroughbreds. Stronach said he will finance the new program by matching the one-third of one percent currently taken from purses during… Continue reading Stronach forming new equine retirement program