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LED The Way: Woodbine Mohawk Park Plans To Replace Track Lighting

Woodbine Mohawk Park has announced its plan to advance its current racetrack lighting system to a new, state-of-the-art LED lighting system that will provide horse people and fans with an exceptional new look and elevated racing experience. In keeping with its mandate to provide world-class racing complemented by a dedication to excellence and innovation as […]

HBPA Conference: Trio Of Trainers Calls HISA ‘A Façade’ To Cover ‘Personal Agendas’

The 2023 National HBPA Annual Conference closed with a lively discussion with three prominent horsemen who questioned the need, validity and overreach of federal legislation pitched as the so-called savior of racing while the industry heads into a challenging economic and logistical future. Bret Calhoun, Ron Faucheux and Jason Barkley participated in the Trainer’s Talk […]

British Horseracing Authority Releases ‘Race To Your Career’ Podcast Series To Showcase Industry Jobs

The British Horseracing Authority’s (BHA) Careersinracing team has released a new five-part podcast series – Race to your Career – which showcases the wide range of jobs and development opportunities available across British racing and breeding. Launched during National Careers Week 2023, the new series covers various aspects of employment, training and careers advice – using […]

Thoroughbred Owner Conference Virtual Series Begins With Panel On Accounting, Tax Considerations

The 2023 Thoroughbred Owner Conference streamed its first panel Tuesday, March 7, with a dive into accounting and tax considerations for Thoroughbred owners. The conference is hosted by The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and presented by Bessemer Trust, Stoll Keenon Ogden, and The Green Group. The panel was sponsored by […]

HISA Issues Notice On Bisphosphonates: Owners Encouraged To Consider Screening Before March 27

In advance of the anticipated effective date of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program on March 27, 2023, the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU) calls the Thoroughbred industry’s attention to regulations regarding the presence and use of bisphosphonates in Covered Horses. Bisphosphonates are a class of medication […]

Del Mar Announces Record-Tying 2023 Stakes Schedule Worth $8.275 Million

With the 33rd edition of its premier event, the $1,000,000 FanDuel Racing Pacific Classic leading a parade of 39 offerings in 31 days, Del Mar is set to present a record-tying stakes schedule worth $8,275,000 for the 84th season of Thoroughbred sport at its iconic seaside oval beginning on Friday, July 21. The Grade 1 […]

Kentucky Derby Museum: Launch Party For New Secretariat Exhibit Set For April 20

Tickets are now on sale for the Kentucky Derby Museum’s Secretariat Bourbon Dinner, presented by Fifth Third Bank, happening April 20. Guests at this launch party will have several exclusive experiences and opportunities, including being the first to explore the new exhibit, Secretariat: America’s Horse, before it opens to the public April 21. At the […]

HBPA Conference: Testing Levels Based On Science Key To Integrity

Screening levels based on science for post-race testing are essential for the integrity of the horse-racing industry — as is public information about how such policy is made. While fleas and dogs got (separately) into the discussion, that was the major takeaway from the Kent Stirling Memorial Medication Panel on Wednesday’s second day of the […]

Still Searching For ‘Viable Solutions’: Maryland Racetrack Redevelopment Project Faces Nearly-Doubled Cost Thanks To Three-Year Delay

Inflation, rising interest rates, supply chain issues, and seemingly-endless site redesigns have effectively halted progress on the 2020 plans for redeveloping Pimlico and Laurel Park racetracks in Maryland, reports Now, the many stakeholders are trying to develop a new plan that would likely mean closing one of those tracks. Whereas Laurel Park was initially […]

HISA Answers Frequently-Asked Questions About Anti-Doping And Medication Control Program

With the anticipated March 27 implementation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program approaching, it’s increasingly important for all racing participants to understand how the Program will work. The following are HISA’s answers to five frequently asked questions about the ADMC Program. 1. How will the new HISA […]