Month: January 2020

SLIDESHOW: Meet the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Contenders

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How did horse racing become so popular? – Easy Reader News

 Added on January 16, 2020  Teri Marin When we hear the word sport, horse racing is probably not the first thing that comes to our mind. Even though this is one of the oldest sports in the world, it’s not as popular as others such as football or tennis for example. Of course, in some…

When It Comes To Lasix And Federal Legislation, Horse Racing Has Been Here Before – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

As a new year begins, some racing jurisdictions will begin considering or implementing a furosemide (Lasix) phaseout. In December, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted to approve a partial phaseout starting for 2-year-olds of 2020. Earlier last year, The Stronach Group and the New York Racing Association, together with Churchill Downs Inc., Los Alamitos, and…

2020 Lecomte Stakes at a Glance

The Lecomte Stakes is primarily known as a prep race for Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Yet if a horse in Saturday’s race catches your eye, do not restrict your future focus to the first Saturday in May. While no horse has won both the Lecomte and the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve, two winners of…

Once more around the track | American Veterinary Medical Association – American Veterinary Medical Association

A cluster of horse racing deaths in 2019 has led to increased calls for safety-related reforms and standardization in the industry. Conversations among racetrack organizations, horse owners, the public, and equine veterinarians across the U.S. led to the creation of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition as well as other efforts such as the Horse Integrity Act…