Natalie Voss, Author at Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

A Note Of Thanks From Our Editor

On this Thanksgiving Day, we at the Paulick Report have a lot to be grateful for. I am approaching my tenth anniversary of full-time work here(?!), and am thankful each day that I work for a publication where I’ve been supported and encouraged to let my curiosity guide the reporting I do. It’s given me […]

In The New Era Of Medication Rules, There Will Be No Withdrawal Times

As Jan. 1, 2023, ticks closer, lots of uncertainty remains about the future of the national regulations put in place by the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA). The centralized Authority created by the Act was dealt a blow last week when a federal appeals court ruled the group’s governance was unconstitutional. For now though, […]

Indiana Suspends, Fines Two Veterinarians Four Months After Offense Date

Stewards in Indiana issued 60-day suspensions and $5,000 fines to two veterinarians on Nov. 7 after determining they violated commission rules prohibiting possession of non-FDA approved drugs. Drs. Cynthia Loomis and Nicole Wettstein, both practitioners at Equine Medical Associates, were also handed summary suspensions banning them from racetrack grounds. The rulings also cited both for […]

More Than A Year After Cruelty Case, Retired Delaware Runner Is Up For Adoption

More than a year after he was the subject of a cruelty investigation in Delaware, Food And Wine is moving onwards and upwards. The 5-year-old gelding was listed as available for adoption late last week by the MidAtlantic Horse Rescue and as of Nov. 14 already had his status change to “pending.” According to the […]

Rosario Suspended One Racing Day For Whip Violation Aboard Clairiere In Distaff

Jockey Joel Rosario has been issued a $900 fine and has been suspended one racing day after he violated national whip use rules in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Rosario finished third aboard Clairiere in a thrilling blanket finish in that race. Only two noses separated Malathaat, Blue Stripe, and Clairiere at the wire. […]

Voss: Where Were The Veterinary Boards In The Grasso Case?

There’s a lot to be mad about when reading prosecutors’ pre-sentencing reports (PSRs) in the ongoing 2020 federal doping case. For defendants who have entered guilty pleas and avoided trial, as most of them have to this point, I’ve learned the government’s PSRs are among the most interesting documents in the whole file. In lieu […]

‘People Seem To Like The Bad Guy LOL LOL’: Documents In Federal Doping Case Reveal New Side Of 2019 Pennsylvania Drug Case

A series of documents filed by prosecutors in the 2020 federal doping case reveal a previously unknown service offered by veterinarian Dr. Louis Grasso to his clients – help getting out of positive post-race or pre-race drug tests. The government filed its pre-sentencing report on co-defendants Grasso and trainer Rene Allard Oct. 20. Both entered […]

Domestic Spending Diagnosed With Pelvic Fracture After Breeders’ Cup Mile

Grade 1 winner Domestic Spending has been diagnosed with a pelvic fracture after pulling up during his bid in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Mile at Keeneland on Nov. 5. Jockey Flavien Prat pulled up the gelding going into the final turn of the turf course and brought him to the outside rail before unsaddling […]