Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Ramon Dominguez and Steve Asmussen Elected to Hall of Fame

From National Museum of Racing news release Posted: 4/25/16 Champion racehorses Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, multiple Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez and multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame in the contemporary category. The electees will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on [...]

Breeders’ Cup to Return to Churchill Downs in 2018

From Breeders' Cup news release Posted: 4/25/16 The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, has today announced that it will return to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky in 2018. As part of the company’s ongoing strategy to maintain a three-year out host site plan, Breeders’ Cup will work closely with [...]

Prairie Meadows Implements Additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 Bio-Security Protocols

From Prairie Meadows news release Posted: 4/20/16 Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel will implement additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) bio-security protocols effective immediately. Prairie Meadows is set to open its 2016 Thoroughbred racing season on Thursday, April 28. “The track is not under quarantine and we have had no positive tests for EHV-1 here,” said [...]

RCI Adds Footnote on Levo-Methamphetamine

From Bloodhorse.com Posted 4/14/16 In wrapping up work from a busy Association of Racing Commissioners International conference last month in New Orleans, the organization formally posted revisions to its regulatory standards April 13 including a change that acknowledges two types of methamphetamine positives. The change will see a footnote added to the methamphetamine penalty recommendation [...]

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