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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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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...
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Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program Dates Announced
The Maryland Horse Foundation recently announced that the 2023 Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program (MTCP)...
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...
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits 34 organizations
Accreditation, which makes groups eligible to receive financial grants to support the care of their Thoroughbreds,...
UC Davis Researchers Identify Genetic Variant for Equine Familial Isolated Hypoparathyroidism in Thoroughbreds.
Testing is now available, the first widely available genetic test for Thoroughbreds.