Breeders' Cup Presents The News Minute: Health And Safety Protocols - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Breeders’ Cup Presents The News Minute: Health And Safety Protocols

The horses competing in this year's Breeders' Cup world championships will have undergone the most rigorous pre-race scrutiny in the 38-year history of the event in an effort to ensure both the safest competition and a medication-free, level playing field for all participants from around the world.

Breeders' Cup officials conducted a press conference to outline some of those protocols that include out-of-competition testing, enhanced veterinary inspections, surveillance and extensive racetrack surface testing and maintenance.

Ray Paulick reviews some of those protocols in today's Breeders' Cup News Minute.

It's also worth noting that, after the 2020 championships were conducted without race-day Lasix for 2-year-olds, horses of all ages in this year's Breeders' Cup will compete without race-day administration of the anti-bleeder medication.

Watch the Breeders' Cup News Minute below:

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