NM Racing Commission discusses safety rules changes

The Associated Press Reports: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Racing Commission is holding a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to adopt stricter standards for horse racing. The commission will take testimony at its Albuquerque headquarters on model regulations developed by the Association of Racing Commissioners International. The move comes after a New… Continue reading NM Racing Commission discusses safety rules changes

Death and disarray at America’s racetracks: Mangled Horses and Maimed Jockeys

The new economics of horse racing are making an always-dangerous game even more so, as lax oversight puts animal and rider at risk. Well, here it is. The first installment in the New York Times series of reports on horse racing fatalities. The March 24, 2012 piece is the work of investigative reporters WALT BOGDANICH,… Continue reading Death and disarray at America’s racetracks: Mangled Horses and Maimed Jockeys