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Welfare And Safety Summit Cancelled; Weekly Webinars On Tap Instead

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that the ninth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, which was scheduled to be held in the Keeneland sales pavilion in Lexington, Ky., on June 23, 2020, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In lieu of an in-person event, Grayson will instead be hosting a series […]

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St. Elias Stable To Fund Research Looking For Alternate Methods Of Bisphosphonate Detection

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that Vinnie and Teresa Viola’s St. Elias Stables will sponsor a research project to help develop alternate methods for detection of bisphosphonates in Thoroughbreds. This gift was made following an appeal by Grayson, the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC), and the American Association of Equine Practitioners in June […]

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Thanks To Grayson-Jockey Club, University Of Kentucky Collects 230 Samples For Placentitis Research

While all the projects funded by Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation must show relevance to the improvement of equine health and welfare, some projects are extremely time-sensitive. One such project has already gotten a crucial boost from the organization in the midst of this year’s foaling season in Central Kentucky. “Given that we see nocardioform placentits […]

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Grayson Announces $1.3 Million In Funding For 17 New Research Projects, Including Placentitis Tissue Collection

The board of directors of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that it has authorized expenditure of $1,389,637 to fund 17 new projects at 13 universities, four continuing projects, and the Storm Cat Career Development Award. The 2020 slate of research brings Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation’s totals since 1983 to more than $28.8 million to underwrite […]

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Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Named Official Charity Of 2020 Kentucky Three-Day Event

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, traditionally the nation’s leading source of private funding for equine medical research that benefits all breeds of horses, has been chosen as the Official Charity of the 2020 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian™ (LRK3DE). The prestigious five-star event returns to the Kentucky Horse Park, April 23-26, […]

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Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation To Hold Photo Contest To Celebrate Healthy Horses

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today an online photo contest for horse lovers to celebrate their equine companions. The contest opens February 1, and entries will be accepted through February 29. Horse enthusiasts are encouraged to submit original photos of horses representing all breeds, backgrounds, and disciplines on Grayson’s website. Finalists will be selected […]

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Standing Equine PET Scan Now Ready For Clinical Use On Racehorses In Training

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with LONGMILE Veterinary Imaging, has completed the first phase of the validation of the MILE-PET, the first positron emission tomography (PET) scanner specifically designed to image the limbs of standing horses, using light sedation, eliminating the need for anesthesia. The first phase of this study, funded […]

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Standing Ovation: New Scanner At UC Davis Designed For Racehorses

With a goal of bringing imaging technology directly to the racetrack, UC Davis veterinary researchers are helping the horse racing industry to better detect and understand injuries, and ultimately prevent future catastrophic breakdowns. The technology being utilized by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is positron emission tomography (PET), and its development continues to […]

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Nick Luck To Host Fall Racing Preview To Benefit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will again sponsor a fall racing preview at AZUR Restaurant & Patio in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, October 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will be hosted by international racing broadcaster Nick Luck. Tickets are available for $50 each and include hors d’oeuvres […]

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