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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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John William Pope Foundation Awards $80,000 To Thoroughbred Nonprofits

The John William Pope Foundation, a grantmaker based in Raleigh, N.C., has awarded $80,000 to Thoroughbred-related nonprofits during its most recent board meeting. Recipients included Backstretch Employee Services Team of NY for citizenship classes for track employees ($5,000); Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation for a study examining PET technology’s use in the early detection of fetlock […]

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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 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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Kentucky Downs Research Day Sponsorships Sold Out

Sponsorships have again been obtained for all four of the races Kentucky Downs made available for Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day, to be held on Saturday, August 31. Equibase, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, and Starlight Partners are each sponsoring an overnight race. All sponsorship dollars go to Grayson to support […]

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Professionals’ Circle, Rider Ambassador Program Launched By Grayson-Jockey Club

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation recently announced the creation of a Professionals’ Circle Program and Rider Ambassador Program, both of which are sponsored by sport horse enthusiast Jacqueline B. Mars. Through the Professionals’ Circle Program, members can offer monetary contributions as well as their time toward supporting Grayson’s work and research. Stakeholders and fans from […]

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AAEP Foundation, RMTC, Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Issue Call For Bisphosphonate Research Proposals

Three organizations dedicated to the improvement of horse health today announced a call for research proposals to investigate bisphosphonate administration in racehorses and in young racing prospects intended for sale at public auction. The initiative by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and the American Association of Equine Practitioners […]

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