Month: March 2021

New Mexico updates horse racing rules, preps for live racing – KRWG

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Horse racing regulators in New Mexico have adopted several changes to the state’s doping rules to align with the latest guidelines and recommendations issued by the Association of Racing Commissioners International. The amendments come as tracks here and elsewhere brace for implementation next year of a new federal law that aims…

2021 Louisiana Derby Cheat Sheet

Action on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve heats up this Saturday, as Fair Grounds hosts the $1 million Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby. The Grade 2, 1 3/16-mile Louisiana Derby has plenty at stake aside from the large purse, as the winner will get 100 qualifying points towards Derby 147 on May 1 while the…

National Thoroughbred horsemen’s group files suit against Horse Racing Integrity Act – User-generated content

By Joe ClabesNKyTribune reporter The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (NHBPA) and eleven affiliates have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court challenging the constitutionality of The Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA). The legislation, originally introduced by U.S. Reps Andy Barr (R-KY) and Paul Tonka (D-NY) and passed by Congress in December…

National HBPA Releases Statements On Lawsuit Over Horseracing Integrity Act – The Pressbox

The National HBPA applauds the non-profit Liberty Justice Center for representing racehorse owners and trainers across the country in the federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act. The lawsuit, National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association v. Black, was filed on March 15, 2021, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern…

Horse racing newsletter: TVG, Santa Anita make the right calls – Los Angeles Times

Santa Anita Charts Results for Sunday, March 14. Copyright 2021 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 38th day of a 81-day meet. Cloudy & Firm FIRST RACE. 1 Mile Turf. Purse: $36,000. Starter Optional Claiming. 3 year olds. Claiming Prices $50,000-$40,000. Time 23.49 48.48 1:13.41 1:25.91 1:38.49 Pgm Horse…