Trainers stress need for a national horse racing commissioner

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The Int'l Fund for Horses have been calling for a national horse racing commissioner since 2010, working with industry members gathering support for it. It is encouraging to see that there are trainers in favor of a national commissioner to govern and regulate the sport of horse racing, and willing to say as much. For… Continue reading Trainers stress need for a national horse racing commissioner

Groups react to Breeders’ Cup drug phase-out

WRITTEN BY TONY LaMARRA Reporting for The Blood-Horse July 16, 2011 Industry organizations that have weighed in so far are for the most part supportive of the plan by Breeders’ Cup to phase out race-day medication use in the World Championships beginning in 2012. Others, however, are walking the line or privately indicated concerns over… Continue reading Groups react to Breeders’ Cup drug phase-out