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Claiming Crown Returns to Gulfstream for Ninth Year in a Row

The 22nd edition of the Claiming Crown, a nine-race event offering $835,000 in purses to the blue-collar horses that are the backbone of the Thoroughbred industry’s day-to-day racing schedule, will return to Gulfstream Park for the ninth consecutive year Saturday, Dec. 5. Handle on the Claiming Crown has climbed each of the last eight years [...]

2020-09-21T20:24:52+00:00

The Interactive, Electronic Edition of The Horsemen’s Journal Fall 2020 Issue is Now Available

The interactive, electronic version of The Horsemen’s Journal’s Fall 2020 issue is now available online. It is an enhanced version of the printed magazine, which is currently being mailed. To view it, click here. Features in the issue include: Two Tracks, One Legacy: The Story of Washington Park (Part 2) Champion horses and horsemen frequented [...]

2020-09-17T15:30:04+00:00

National HBPA Opposes Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020

Statement from the National HBPA Board of Directors On September 9, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 (HISA) with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). The bill takes regulatory authority from state racing commissions and creates a new regulatory body responsible to the Federal Trade Commission. The new federal [...]

2020-09-11T16:04:46+00:00

Finalists Announced For 2020 Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards

The finalists for six of the seven prestigious Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards have been announced. The winner of the Thoroughbred Industry Community Award, which has one first-place prize, has been decided. This year's recipient is Maria Cristina Vasquez with the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association. Three finalists in each of the six categories, along with [...]

2020-08-27T13:41:41+00:00

Thoroughbred Owner Conference to be Rescheduled

OwnerView announced today that the seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference, scheduled to be held July 19-22, 2020, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will be rescheduled. “We were greatly looking forward to bringing the Owner Conference to beautiful and historic Saratoga Springs for the first time this year, but unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to look [...]

2020-07-15T14:52:46+00:00

Lidocaine Positives in Arkansas: An examination of likely environmental exposure and the unusual ARCI medication rule

In late May, news broke that two of Bob Baffert’s trainees, Charlatan and Gamine, who won races at Oaklawn on May 2, had unconfirmed post-race identifications (positive tests) for lidocaine on that day. Social media and the backstretches of many racetracks have been abuzz with speculation about the dual violations, ranging from “innocent until [...]

2020-07-15T14:37:12+00:00

The Interactive, Electronic Edition of The Horsemen’s Journal Summer 2020 Issue is Now Available

The interactive, electronic version of The Horsemen’s Journal’s Summer 2020 issue is now available online. It is an enhanced version of the printed magazine, which is currently being mailed. To view it, click here. Features in the issue include: Two Tracks, One Legacy: The Story of Washington Park Champion horses and horsemen frequented the famed [...]

2020-09-17T15:25:54+00:00
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