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Michigan’s Northville Downs Signs Long-Term Lease To Operate Through 2024

Northville Downs in Michigan announced on Friday that the track has signed a long-term lease to continue harness racing operations through 2024. A previous announcement in 2018 had indicated that the land would be sold and redeveloped into high-end housing, reports, but the new lease will continue operations at the Northville location. “We look […]

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New Tree Bark Extract Shows Promise In Fight Against Equine Melanoma

Melanomas in horses are tricky to treat: most available therapies are inefficient or challenging to use. A new therapy may be on the horizon: an acid extracted from the bark of plane and birch trees could possibly be made into a cream that would be used topically to treat equine melanomas. A naturally occurring triterpenoid […]

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Study Shows Equine Kidneys Have Unexplained Anomaly

A recent study investigating equine kidneys has found a curious anomaly between the left and right organs that they can’t explain. The study, led by Drs. Francesca Freccero, Marina Petrucelli, Mario Cipone, Irene Nocera and Micaela Sgorbini, used pulse-wave Doppler ultrasound on 33 healthy horses and donkeys to try to better understand their kidney function. […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Maryland Jockey Club: New Developments In Neighboring States

This week could turn out to be an important turning point for the horse racing industry in the Mid-Atlantic region. The question is, which way is the arrow pointing? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the latest developments in the neighboring states of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Watch The […]

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Frankie Dettori May Be Coming To A Big Screen Near You

The documentary film team behind ‘Being A.P.’, which traced the final races of champion jumps jockey A.P. McCoy, has been greenlit to make a documentary about beloved rider Frankie Dettori. The Racing Post reported that filming began on the project around last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, and will likely take place over 12 […]

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Report: Sports Betting Bill ‘Stalled’ In Kentucky House

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that sports betting legislation in Kentucky seems to be stalled in the state’s House of Representatives. It appears Republicans are somewhat divided on the issue, with some in more rural areas expressing hesitation over bringing another form of gambling to the state — particularly since they know it will become available […]

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New Inhaler For Equine Asthma To Be Released

Horses with breathing issues, including asthma, have had limited options when it comes to treatment; sometimes even management changes are not enough to keep a horse healthy and breathing easily. Boehringer Ingelheim is launching a new inhaler for horses later this year in their European markets. Called the Aservo EquiHaler, it’s the first approved inhalant […]

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Potential Derby Contender Fore Left Makes History For O’Neill In Dubai

Overcoming a wide draw in a field of 16, 3-year-old Twirling Candy colt Fore Left came away victorious at Meydan Thursday, winning the Group 3, $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas for trainer Doug O’Neill. It was the earliest victory for an American-based trainer at the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Jockey William Buick rode the Reddam Racing-owned […]

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Grade 2 Winner Prospective Sold To Stand In Korea

Prospective, a Grade 2 winner and veteran stallion, has been sold to continue his stud career in Korea. The 11-year-old son of Malibu Moon previously stood at Ocala Stud in Ocala, Fla., where he began his breeding career in 2014. The stallion was on the grounds for inspection at last year’s Keeneland November Breeding Stock […]

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