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CBA: ‘Off Label’ Use Of Bisphosphonates In Young Horses Is Unacceptable

The use of bisphosphonates in young horses is a hot-button issue with the recent rash of breakdowns at Santa Anita Park, and last week the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association began pushing for rules that would partially ban bisphosphonates. The drug, commercially known as Osphos or Tildren and used to treat  symptoms of navicular disease, is not […]

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Consignors And Commercial Breeders Association Installs New Board

The new board for the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) was installed at its most recent board meeting. The board consists of 15 members: 8 from the Top 20 consignors and 7 from other consignors and commercial breeders. Each year a portion of the board rotates off and new members are appointed to fill […]

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Veterinarians: Liabilities Lurk In Consignor-Furnished Radiograph Reports At Sale

For many buyers, part of looking over a potential sales prospect at auction these days automatically includes a stop at the consignor’s table to see a radiograph report on the horse in question. When veterinarians provide a set of radiographs, they include a report of their findings to the horse’s owner, describing the location and […]

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Though Challenges Lie Ahead, Former KY Governor Optimistic About Horse Industry

Although challenges lie ahead, Steve Beshear feels very optimistic about the horse industry in the state. The Blood-Horse reports that the former Kentucky governor, was one of the scheduled speakers Tuesday at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders symposium which was held at Keeneland. “The last eight years have had their share of challenges,” Beshear said. “We went through […]

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Joe Seitz To Serve As President of Consignors And Commercial Breeders Association

The new Board for the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) was installed this week at its most recent Board meeting. Joe Seitz of Brookdale Sales will serve as president, taking the reins from outgoing president Craig Bandoroff. Other officers include Jody Huckabay, of Elm Tree Farm as Vice President; Matt Lyons of Woodford Thoroughbreds as Secretary; and […]

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Consignors And Commercial Breeders Association Symposium Set For February

The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association, Inc. (CBA) will present its third annual Educational Symposium on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The event will once again be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion. This year, the CBA Board has designed the symposium to be the most interesting, informative and enjoyable yet. One topic to be further […]

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Runhappy Connections Join Water Hay Oats Alliance

The connections of Runhappy, winner of the G3 Phoenix Stakes Friday and one of the leading contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, have joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance. Also known as WHOA, the organization advocates for medication reform in horse racing, including the elimination of furosemide, better known as Lasix, a drug developed to […]

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Consignors, Commercial Breeders Join Coalition For Horse Racing Integrity

The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity announced today that the Consigners and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA), the trade group for buyers and sellers of racehorses in the U.S., has joined as a member.  The addition of the CBA and its members to the Coalition follows closely the addition of Meadowlands Racetrack, Tioga Downs and Vernon […]

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American Horsemen Working To Accommodate British Anti-Steroid Policy

U.S. horsemen are trying to figure out the best way to deal with differing steroid policies in the international marketplace, according to a Feb. 3 report from the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association’s symposium in Lexington, Ky. One of the topics at the symposium was Great Britain’s zero-tolerance policy on anabolic steroids, which requires that […]

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Consignors and Commercial Breeders’ Association To Host Second Annual Symposium

The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association, Inc. (CBA) will present its second annual Educational Symposium on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.  The event will once again be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion. This year, the day’s events will range from conformation issues (ankles and sesamoiditis) to business and tax related topics that affect all thoroughbred […]

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