thoroughbred racing

Annual Non-Profit Salaries Survey: Executive Pay Falls

Just as so many American families and small businesses across the country have done some belt tightening in recent years, so, too, have numerous non-profit organizations serving various segments of the horse racing and breeding industry. In the Paulick Report’s exclusive survey of 22 national, state and local organizations that filed Form 990 with the […]

Continue reading
OTTB Showcase: Buff’s Bunch

The name Buff Bradley is well known among the racing industry. Consistently a leading trainer in both Kentucky and nationally, Buff has conditioned such superstars as Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint-G1 winner Groupie Doll and Grade 1 winner Brass Hat. What many don’t know about Buff, however, is his passion for Thoroughbreds outside of […]

Continue reading
UPDATED: Dutrow Strikes Back With Federal Lawsuit

Rick Dutrow has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that his civil rights and due process rights were denied in the case that led to his trainer’s license being suspended for 10 years. Click here to read the lawsuit obtained by the Paulick Report. The 53-year-old Dutrow has sued John Sabini, the former chairman […]

Continue reading
Veitch Wants Life at Ten Case Reopened

Former chief Kentucky steward John Veitch has filed a motion in Franklin Circuit Court to reopen the case, currently in the state’s Court of Appeals, that led to his suspension and ultimate dismissal by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission involving the Life at Ten incident in the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic at Churchill Downs. […]

Continue reading
Bullet Train presents Derby Dreams: Stevens Rides Again

Last year’s Kentucky Derby story revolved around 25-year-old jockey Mario Gutierrez and his victory first time up in horse racing’s biggest event. This year’s storyline could feature a jockey twice his age who had his first Derby ride before Gutierrez was even born. It’s still uncertain whether Gary Stevens will be in the starting gate […]

Continue reading
WV Joins Maryland in Support of Uniform Medication Policy

Officials with the West Virginia Racing Commission approved a resolution that is hoped will bring uniform medication, penalty, and testing rules to Mid-Atlantic and Northeast racing jurisdictions, according to a report in the Blood-Horse. Just one week ago, the Maryland Racing Commission approved a similar resolution. Delaware, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts have […]

Continue reading
O’Meara: ‘Time to Rethink the 3-Year-Old Season?’

Every year, it seems, as the current crop of 3-year-olds embark on the Triple Crown trail, there always is at least one voice that calls for a ‘change in the system’. Usually that change involves either adding more time in between each race in the series, or shortening the distance of each race. Brendan O’Meara […]

Continue reading
Indiana Racing: Storm Brewing Over Proposed Subsidy Cuts

Representatives from Indiana’s horse racing industry are preparing to fight Gov. Mike Pence’s proposed elimination of several tax subsidies that have benefited the industry for the past several years. Pence’s current budget proposal calls for cutting the racing subsidy completely, and putting that money toward Medicaid. According to a report in the Shelby News, in 2011, lawmakers […]

Continue reading
Powering Up Paynter: Vets Discuss Treatment, Care That Saved Colt’s Life

On Tuesday, Paynter, the 2012 G1 Haskell Invitational winner, is scheduled for his first workout since returning to the racetrack after nearly losing his life due to multiple illnesses last summer. On the latest “Inside the Gate” podcast at ESPN.com, Barry Abrams interviews Dr. Laura Javsicas and Dr. Tracy Bartick, two of the veterinarians that […]

Continue reading
The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Orb

The result of Saturday’s Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream identified two colts of classic caliber, although second-place finisher Violence (by Medaglia d’Oro) will not be continuing the trek toward Louisville and the Kentucky Derby due to a fracture to the medial sesamoid of his right foreleg. The winner, Orb, placed himself among […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram