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Jockey Club: EIPH Study Supports Call for Race-Day Medication Ban

Editor’s Note: The Jockey Club believes that horses should compete only when they are free from the influence of medication. The following essay, written by Matt Iuliano, the executive vice president and executive director of The Jockey Club, provides insights … Continue reading

Divine Oath Headlines G3 Kent Stakes

Let’s Go Stable’s Divine Oath tops the $150,000 Grade III Kent Stakes at Delaware Park this Saturday.  The mile and an eighth turf event for 3-year-olds has attracted a field of seven. In his most recent outing on August 16, … Continue reading

EquiLottery to Present at Meeting of California Horse Racing Board

On the heels of successful public presentations in Kentucky, New York, and New Mexico, EquiLottery President and CEO Brad Cummings will be presenting this new lottery game based on the results of live horse races to the California Horse Racing … Continue reading

2013 Breeding Statistics Released by The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club today reported that 2,230 stallions covered 36,656 mares in North America during 2013, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 9, 2014. These breedings have resulted in 21,697 live foals of 2014 being reported to The Jockey Club … Continue reading

Texas: Charitable Bingo Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Instant Racing

In an effort to prevent recently authorized legislation that will allow Instant Racing in the state, a coalition of groups that benefit from charitable bingo have filed a lawsuit against the Texas Racing Commission. According to an article in the … Continue reading

New Jersey Racing Commission Approves Uniform Medication Rules

In a meeting held Sept. 17, the New Jersey Racing Commission adopted a uniform medication policy, which include new penalties that will be administered when dealing with repeat offenders. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, the new … Continue reading

Investment in the Ownership Experience a Significant Issue

Stephen Koch is vice president of racing, stables and grounds for the Woodbine Entertainment Group, which this year is operating nine months of Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine racetrack in Toronto, ON., from April 12-Dec. 7. This is the first of a … Continue reading

Keeneland September Continues Bullish March

The momentum generated during the opening days of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale continued to carry forward as significant gains in gross, average and median were recorded on Wednesday. On day nine of the 13-day sale, 289 yearlings sold for … Continue reading

Plastic Surgeon Gets Castro Back in the Tack

Jockey Eddie Castro, winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice in 2003, is riding again after an injury, thanks to some help from a reconstructive surgeon. Castro was mounting a first-time starter at Monmouth in late June when the horse … Continue reading

Hairline Fracture Sidelines Competitive Edge

Undefeated 2-year-old Competitive Edge will miss the remainder of the year after sustaining a hairline fracture to his left foreleg. The Daily Racing Form reports that the injury was discovered on Sunday, after the colt came back from a morning … Continue reading