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Quarter Horse Jockey Charged With Felony Related To Buzzer

A month after being summarily suspended by the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission, jockey Cody Rodger Smith has been charged with a felony related to use of a buzzer in a horse race on Nov. 15, 2022. Smith was charged on Jan. 24 and arrested the following day, according to online court records. He has since […]

FTC Publishes HISA’s Medication Rules, Initiating 14-Day Public Comment Period

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published the resubmitted Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) rules to the Federal Register, initiating a 14-day public comment period. The FTC now has 60 days to approve or deny the proposed rules. HISA’s draft ADMC rules were initially rejected by the FTC in […]

No Surprises Here: Flightline Crowned 2022 Horse Of The Year At Eclipse Awards Ceremony

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced Jan. 26 that Flightline, who captivated Thoroughbred racing fans with three dominating performances in New York, California, and Kentucky last year, was named the 2022 Horse of the Year at the conclusion of the 52nd Annual Eclipse […]

Eclipse Awards: Epicenter, Nest Receive Three-Year-Old Honors; Ortiz, Pletcher, Godolphin Collect Titles

The 52nd annual Eclipse Awards were presented on Jan. 26, with the coveted champion 3-year-old male trophy going to Epicenter. Until his final race, the Steve Asmussen trainee didn’t finish worse than second for Winchell Thoroughbreds in 2022, collecting victories in the Grade 1 Travers, G2 Jim Dandy, G2 Louisiana Derby and G2 Risen Star. […]

Congressmen Join National HBPA In Urging FTC To Disapprove HISA’s Medication Rules

The following press release was issued Thursday by the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association: Five U.S. Senators joined five Congressmen yesterday strongly urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to disapprove the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) proposed Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program Rule that the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (Authority) recently resubmitted. […]

OwnerView: Virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference Planned For 2023

OwnerView announced Thursday that the 2023 Thoroughbred Owner Conference will be held as a free series of virtual panels over 10 months. The conference series, hosted by The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and presented by Bessemer Trust, Stoll Keenon Ogden, and The Green Group, will be held on the first […]

Monmouth Park Releases 2023 Stakes Schedule Worth Over $7.7 Million

Led by the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Stakes, Monmouth Park is set to offer $7,735,000 in stakes races when the track kicks off its 78th season on Saturday, May 13. This year’s race meet, which runs through Sept. 10, will feature 48 total stakes, including 10 graded events, and nine stakes restricted to New […]

Cody’s Wish Voted FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment Of The Year

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB), and Daily Racing Form announced Wednesday that the heartwarming story of Cody’s Wish has been voted the 2022 FanDuel Racing-NTRA Moment of the Year based on the results of more than 1,000 votes cast via Twitter and an online poll. The uplifting story that […]

$750,000 Charles Town Oaks Becomes Richest 3-Year-Old Filly Sprint Stakes In North America

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has released its 2023 stakes schedule following approval by the West Virginia Racing Commission at a Tuesday morning meeting. Charles Town’s biggest day on the 2023 calendar follows up on a format that started in 2020, as Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races presents both of its graded stakes […]