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House Committee Votes To Reverse Ban On Horse Slaughter

A vote by the House Appropriations Committee today might lay groundwork to bring horse slaughter back to the United States. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.) pushed to renew what was effectively a ban on the practice, but was defeated by a 27-25 vote by the committee. (Detailed vote available here in  blog published by Humane Society […]

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Commentary: In Wake Of Rojas Case, Racing Should Follow Lead Of USOC

Having been involved as a lobbyist in many policy debates in Washington for several years, I consider it a rare gift when a major court case strongly confirms your side of an argument. It is rarer still when those on the losing side double down and wait for more of the same. That is the […]

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Not Feeling Hungry? Why Overtraining May Put A Horse Off His Feed

When a racehorse goes off its feed, something is wrong. The horse may have caught a bug, it may have a digestive problem, or it may be in pain. If an examination shows nothing significant, the problem may be overtraining. When horses do not get adequate rest between workouts, several physiological responses can activate the […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: The Next Chapter For Caracortado

The story of Caracortado, the Mike Machowsky homebred who went from a maiden claiming race at Fairplex Park to Grade 1 company, captured the imagination of many racegoers in Southern California. After a six-season campaign in which he won three graded stakes and hit the board in 15 of 22 starts, a few of the […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: Getting To Know Ray Paulick

In the latest edition of the Around the Track podcast, we go behind the scenes of the Paulick Report and learn more about the life and career of its founder, Ray Paulick. From his days trying to make it as a golf pro to writing for Jimmy the Greek to the daily double that burned […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: Time Running Out For Illinois Racing

There was a time when slot machines at Illinois racetracks might have leveled the competitive playing field for the gambling dollar. Those days are over. With the General Assembly in Springfield scheduled to adjourn this Wednesday, the clock is ticking for an industry that has been victimized by old school Illinois politics. The racing industry […]

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Pennsylvania Commission Plays ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ With Serey, Servis

With Tom Chuckas in the role of game show host Wayne Brady (or, to people from my generation, Monty Hall), the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission recently played a couple of rounds of “Let’s Make a Deal” with trainers Mario Serey Jr. and John Servis. On May 17, Chuckas – the former Maryland Jockey Club president […]

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Hola Latin America: Paulick Report Launches Spanish Language Section

The Paulick Report is introducing a new Spanish language section, Paulick Report en Español, aimed at bringing expanded news on North American racing and breeding to owners, breeders, trainers, horseplayers and fans throughout Latin America. Paulick Report en Español will also serve as a valuable resource for North American Thoroughbred industry participants who are natives […]

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Paulick Report Lanza Su Versión En Español

Paulick Report estrena una nueva sección en idioma Español, Paulick Report en Español, destinada a ofrecer noticias acerca del hipismo y la cría de Norteamérica para propietarios, criadores, entrenadores, apostadores y aficionados a lo largo y ancho de Latinoamérica. Paulick Report en Español también servirá como un valioso recurso para aquellos participantes de la industria […]

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Paulick Report Contest Winner Presents Rambo Blanket To LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society

Back in January the inaugural running of the world’s richest horse race, the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, was held at Gulfstream Park in Florida. Purse money for the race was an incredible $12 million! In celebration of this exciting race, The Paulick Report, North America’s leading independent Thoroughbred racing website, held a fun handicapping contest […]

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