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Churchill Downs to suspend racing while examining safety measures
June 2, 2023 – A day after implementing enhanced safety initiatives “effective immediately,”...
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Churchill Downs announces new safety initiatives
*JUNE 2 UPDATE: A day after implementing the measures outline below, Churchill Downs announced that it...
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Racing authority issues update on Churchill Downs fatalities
June 1, 2023 — Over the past several days, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA)...
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Churchill Downs, HISA issue statements on racehorse fatalities
After the recent deaths of seven Thoroughbred racehorses at Churchill Downs, horsemen, officials and...
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U.S. horse racing enters new regulatory era
New and enhanced anti-doping regulations took effect in U.S. Thoroughbred horse racing on March 27 following...
Monument to mark Secretariat's Triple Crown 50th
Secretariat, in the form of a 3,500-pound bronze monument, is racing to his home state of Virginia to...
Keeneland Library honors racing's Black pioneers
Keeneland Library in Lexington, Kentucky, highlights the lives and careers of 80 African-American horsemen...
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Necropsy report released for Medina Spirit
widespread public interest, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) is releasing the the necropsy/postmortem...
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Dog who loves horse racing goes viral
Bella gets so excited, she must have money on the favorite.
Thoroughbred Racing Challenge 2021 unveiled
Each player of this free online game has the chance to win rare Secretariat "rookie" trading cards.
Congress passes historic legislation to protect racehorses
This bill aims to reduce the fatalities and injuries among racehorses.
Churchill Downs releases 2021 Kentucky Derby artwork
Bold impressionistic realism artwork was done by Kentucky artist Ralph Fugate.
Godolphin, Thoroughbred Charities Of America launch mobile app for industry workers
The app creators hope to provide information to backstretch and farm workers about healthcare, dental...
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits 34 organizations
Accreditation, which makes groups eligible to receive financial grants to support the care of their Thoroughbreds,...
Hall of Fame honors Latinos in horse racing
Curators at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum hope to collect more stories of Latino...
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