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Pennsylvania: The FBI Agent And The Trainer

Bruce Doupe is a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation who has spent the last five of his 13 years at the FBI’s Harrisburg, Pa., office investigating what he calls ”allegations of criminal wrongdoing in the conduct of Thoroughbred racing at Penn National Race Course.” That characterization is taken from testimony Doupe gave […]

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Hastings Racecourse Opening Day Pushed Back One Week

Opening day to the start of the 2017 Hastings Racecourse thoroughbred season has been pushed back one week to Sunday, April 23 and General Manager Darren MacDonald sees the adjustment as one of many positive developments on the horizon. “The unpleasant weather we experienced at the start of February resulted in the majority of horses […]

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It’s Back: Fourth Annual Derby Dollars Contest, Presented By STATS Race Lens And 123BET.com

It’s time once again to sharpen your handicapping skills and identify the leading contenders on the road to the Triple Crown! STATS Race Lens, a data-rich product from equibase.com that brings clarity to your handicapping, and 123bet.com, home to the daily competitive 123racing Pick6 wager, are teaming with the Paulick Report to bring you for a […]

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New Zealand Thoroughbreds At Risk Of Parasite Resistance, Study Shows

A new study about to be published out of New Zealand suggests that Thoroughbreds residing there may have definite parasite resistance, though more study is needed, reports Horse Talk. Researchers Ian Scott, Patrick Sells, Sarah Rosanowski, Chris Rogers and Charlotte Bolwell studied 117 Thoroughbred yearlings housed on six breeding farms in the Waikato region of […]

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Report: Middleburg Training Center Could Be Up For Sale Again, According To TRF

Virginia’s Middleburg Training Center, which has been for sale on and off in recent years, could soon go back on the market. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation told Fauquier Times the group was given the facility by horseman Randy Rouse in December after it sat on the market for close to four years, but the aftercare organization […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: From Movie Stars To Racing Stars

Today, the Paulick Report launches the first episode of its new online radio show, the Around the Track Podcast presented by Taylor Made. On Around the Track, you’ll hear how personalities in the world of Thoroughbred racing got their starts, funny and poignant stories from their lives and careers, and discussion of issues important to the […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: Perfect Drift Keeps Busy In Retirement

Perfect Drift has never been the type of horse to sit around in a field during a sedentary retirement. After he left the track in 2008 at the age of nine, the multi-millionaire Dynaformer gelding spent some time as the resident Thoroughbred at the Kentucky Derby Museum, but he was bored. He started to get […]

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Quick Fixes For Broken Fences

Whether it’s a fallen tree, nosy equines or even just neglect, fences always seem to fail at the least-opportune time. But it behooves farm owners to keep their fences in good repair; strong fences will reduce the risk of equine injury and keep horses where they belong. While we all know that it makes sense […]

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The colt who would become Charismatic, minutes after his birth in 1996
Eighteen Years After His Kentucky Derby, Charismatic ‘Belongs To All Of Us’

A little less than 21 years ago, in the middle of a March night, Parrish Hill star broodmare Bali Babe went into labor. It was a slightly dramatic affair, as the daughter of Drone was briefly cast in her stall after she delivered a golden-chestnut son of Summer Squall. According to Elizabeth Mitchell’s book, Three […]

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USDA Announces Changes Aimed At Ending Soring

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced a final rule that includes changes that will help to protect horses from the cruel and inhumane practice known as soring and eliminate the unfair competitive advantage that sore horses have over horses that are not sore. The practice of […]

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