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Impressive Florida Derby Win Helps Tiz The Law Retake The Lead In NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Of all the impressive statements made by the sophomore male class thus far in 2020, the emphatic victory by Tiz the Law in the March 28 Grade 1 Florida Derby may resonate the loudest during a most uncertain time as the bay colt again established a clear lead in the latest National Thoroughbred Racing Association […]

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National Teleconference Will Update Equine Industry On COVID-19 Stimulus Bills

The NTRA and its Washington, D.C., legislative team, The Alpine Group, and Kentucky-based Dean Dorton, one of the nation’s leading experts on equine tax matters, will host a national teleconference to review Federal stimulus bills recently passed to combat the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The teleconference, which will be held Wednesday, April 1, at […]

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Wells Bayou Debuts On NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

Wells Bayou capped a huge day for trainer Brad Cox when he captured the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds on March 21 and the son of Lookin At Lucky also caught the eye of voters by earning 121 points to enter the top ten in the seventh position in this week’s National Thoroughbred […]

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After Louisiana Derby Card, Fair Grounds To Cancel Remainder Of Meet

Multiple sources told the Paulick Report on Saturday that the Fair Grounds plans to shut down racing starting on Sunday, March 22. A mass text sent to trainers prior to the start of Saturday’s Louisiana Derby day card announced the news. Racing at the Fair Grounds was scheduled to continue through March 29. The Fair […]

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Authentic Takes Solo Lead In Top 3-Year-Old Poll

While a pair of his stablemates posted impressive on-track wins this past weekend, the Bob Baffert-trained Authentic scored a victory in his own right without leaving his stall as he gained the outright lead in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. The undefeated Authentic tied for the top spot with Tiz […]

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Equine Injury Database 2019 Results: Fatality Rate Lowest Since 2009; Synthetic Rate Drops Below 1.0

An analysis of data from the 11th year of reporting to the Equine Injury Database (EID) shows a decrease in the rate of fatal injury in 2019 (1.53 per 1,000 starts) compared to 2018 (1.68 per 1,000 starts), The Jockey Club announced today. The 2019 rate of fatal injury is the lowest number since the EID […]

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Champion Midnight Bisou New Leader In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Midnight Bisou, the champion older dirt female of 2019 and runner-up in her first try against males in the $20 million Saudi Cup on February 29, earned 16 first-place votes and a total of 376 points to take over the lead position in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll. Champion Maximum […]

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Health And Safety Highlight Regulatory Veterinarian Continuing Education Conference

Sixty regulatory and official racetrack veterinarians from jurisdictions around the world participated in the third annual Regulatory Veterinarian Continuing Education Conference at Santa Anita Park on March 2 and 3. Presented by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) and National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Safety & Integrity Alliance, the meeting provided training and presented […]

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35,000 Additional H-2B Visas To Be Released By Federal Government

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Thursday communicated to Congressional offices its intent to release 35,000 additional H-2B visas for the summer season of fiscal year 2020. This nonimmigrant visa program is used by many industries that need temporary non-agricultural help when domestic workers are unavailable. For the horse racing industry, racehorse trainers […]

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