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Thoroughbred Industry Opinions on Phasing Out Lasix

In response to the 22 horses that died at Santa Anita Park since the track’s meet began December 26th, Belinda Stronach, Chairman and President of The Stronach Group which owns the track, announced groundbreaking new safety measures, including a total…

Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and the Thoroughbred Owners of California have reached an historic agreement to protect the safety and welfare of horses and riders in the state.

California Racehorses Now be Protected Under an Historic Agreement

Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) have reached an historic agreement to protect the safety and welfare of horses and riders in the state. This collective mandate enacts the most stringent medication policy…

Last week the Santa Anita main track was closed for more analysis and the training track was flooded with horses. Vanessa Ng Photo

Santa Anita Main Track Could Re-Open for Racing March 22

Analysis and work has been done on the main track at Santa Anita Park, which was closed for training and racing on March 5th, and, as such, racing could resume at the California oval as soon as March 22nd. Plus, the track has…

Veteran Trackman Dennis Moore has been contracted to evaluate the track surface at Santa Anita Park, which has been closed until further notice.

Santa Anita Park Closed in Wake of 21 Horse Deaths

Twenty-one horses have died at Santa Anita Park since December 26, 2018, prompting the closure of the track. The Stronach Group, owner of the track, announced the unprecedented closure in the following statement: “The Stronach Group announced the closure of…

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New Leadership at Stronach Group

The Stronach Group has announced that Belinda Stronach will take over the leadership role from her father, Frank Stronach. As chair of the Stronach Group, she will be responsible for ushering horse racing into its next phase at Santa Anita…

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Goldencents Tops List of Can-Con on Friday’s Breeders’ Cup Card

Goldencents, an American-bred horse out of the Manitoba-bred dam Golden Works, defended his title in the $1-million Dirt Mile on the opening day of the 31st Breeders’ Cup World Championships, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California. The four-year-old son…

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Post Positions for Breeders’ Cup

Six Woodbine-based horses are among the final entries for the 29th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set for Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California, this Friday, November 2, and Saturday, November 3. Post-positions and morning-line odds for Delegation (Post 2, Dirt…

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Woodbine Racetrack Earns Re-Accreditation from the NTRA Safety And Integrity Alliance

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. The re-accreditation followed a complete review of all racing operations at the facility. Woodbine received…

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BURST

  Okay, Thoroughblog is back after a short hiatus and certainly the gritty win by RAPID REDUX this week was the big news – 22 consecutive wins. Stunning. And to these eyes, it has looked as if he was in…

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