Indiana HBPA Holds First “Grand Mornings at the Track” To Give Public a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Racing

Clerk of Scales Steve Cahill talks to the group about weights during Grand Mornings at the Track. From Indiana Grand news release Posted: 5/22/16 The Indiana Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) is hosting a series of breakfast events from May through August during the 2016 meet. The first of four “Grand Mornings [...]

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Registration Now Open for NHBPA Summer Convention in Vancouver

The National HBPA’s Summer Convention will head north to picturesque British Columbia, Canada, for a gathering on July 13-17 in Vancouver at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Registration is now open at http://nationalhbpa.com/convention/ Hosted by the British Columbia HBPA, the event will include an extra day compared to most previous summer conventions. The extended agenda [...]

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Track Supers Day Set for June 12-14 at Indiana Grand

From NTRA news release Posted: 5/13/16 Track surfaces expert Mick Peterson, multiple Eclipse Award-winning journalist Jennie Rees and renowned equine orthopedic researcher and surgeon Dr. Wayne McIlwraith are among the featured speakers at this year’s 15th annual Track Superintendents and Arena Managers Field Day Presented by John Deere, set for June 12-14, 2016, at Indiana [...]

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Nebraska State Vet Releases Quarantine at Fonner Park

Nebraska State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes has released the quarantine issued for Fonner Park in Grand Island after three confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) were detected there last month. “The horses at Fonner Parker were quarantined for 21 days where they were monitored closely.  During that time, no further cases were confirmed so [...]

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EHV Restrictions Lifted at Prairie Meadows

From Iowa HBPA news release Posted: 5/11/16 With the May 10 lifting of preventative measures instituted to protect Iowa horses from the outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus elsewhere, the Iowa HBPA applauds the cooperation between the horsemen, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and regulatory officials. The Iowa division of the Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association [...]

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AHC Announces Speakers for 2016 Issues Forum

From AHC news release Posted: 5/10/16 The American Horse Council’s National Issues Forum on June 14, sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health, in Washington, DC will feature several Members of Congress in line with the theme of “Putting More Horsepower in Congress.” Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, is confirmed as the [...]

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Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards launched in USA

The Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards (TIEA) are launched by Godolphin in partnership with the National HBPA, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and The Jockey Club. The awards are open to anyone working in horse racing and breeding across the USA in order to recognize and reward the dedicated, hard-working people who are the backbone [...]

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