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American Pharoah Offers A Carpe Diem Moment For Racing

Two out of three readers who voted in this week’s Paulick Report poll believe American Pharoah’s Triple Crown triumph will help create new racing fans. Between the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, NBC Sports said something like 45 million television viewers tuned in watch horse racing. Some of them were casual viewers who must […]

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National HBPA Addresses Proposed Anti-Doping Legislation

The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) released the following statement Friday after it was announced that Congressman Paul Tonko was introducing national legislation that would allow the United States Anti-Doping Agency to regulate medication rules and drug testing in horse racing: The National HBPA, on behalf of its affiliates and 30,000 members, would […]

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Dickinson: Breeders Must Lead The Way To Change U.S. Drug Rules

The following commentary was written by Michael Dickinson in support of the Water Hay Oats Alliance. Dickinson is a former trainer in the United Kingdom (where he is a member of the British Steeplechasing Hall of Fame) and United States who invented the Tapeta Footings synthetic racing surfaces.  I have trained in the UK on zero medication.  I’ve also trained in […]

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Strawbridge: ‘Racing Is in a State of Denial’

An interview with George Strawbridge, Jr. published on the Thoroughbred Racing Commentary website on May 22 detailed his opinions on the problems in racing and possible solutions to those problems. The 77-year-old owner has had champions in both Europe and America and is very outspoken against horse slaughter and race-day medications. He is also a […]

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