Industry News

YESTERDAY April 23, 2017
Santa Anita has canceled Thursday’s program because of insufficient entries.
April 20, 2017
A committee of national regulators that sets recommended rules for racing commissions on Thursday approved regulations designed to ensure that a horse placed on a vet's list in one jurisdiction retains the designation when shipping to another ...
April 19, 2017
Representatives of riders and of racing commissions clashed over regulations designed to restrict the use of the whip during a panel on Wednesday at the Association of Racing Commissioners International meeting, illustrating the stark divide in the ...
The West Virginia Racing Commission at a specially called Monday meeting voted 2-0 in favor of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack, and Resort shortening its meet, which began last Saturday, from 160 days to 130 days and restoring purses to 2016 levels.
All-sources average daily handle during the 80-day meet at Fair Grounds fell 8 percent, according to information released Tuesday by the Louisiana Racing Commission.
The Jockey Club has denied the privileges of its registry and stud book to four trainers who have racked up high-profile drug positives over the last several years, the organization announced Wednesday, using a rule it has enforced intermittently since ...
April 18, 2017
The racing industry needs to focus far more of its efforts and resources in combating illegal drug use, according to speakers at the Association of Racing Commissioners International annual conference on Tuesday.
The two-time champion turf mare Tepin has been retired, with her connections citing a lack of enthusiasm in her recent training.
April 14, 2017
Caren, a four-time stakes winner last season, was named the 2016 Canadian Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old filly on Thursday night at the 42nd annual Sovereign Awards ceremony in Toronto.