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Good news for Tiz the Law after jaw-dropping Holy Bull: There’s room for improvement in 12 weeks until KY Derby

Gary's new No. 2: Sackatoga Stable's Barclay Tagg-trained Tiz the Law won Gulfstream Park's Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes. (Photo by Coglianese Photography) Tiz the Law turned heads, dropped jaws and dazzled the peanut gallery in winning the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park last Saturday. “There’s your Derby winner,” more than one [...]


Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class Set for Sam Houston Race Park

The Elite Program Inc. and Dr. C. Reid “Mac” McLellan, well known national instructor of Groom Elite classes around the country, is offering an updated version of his Trainers’ Exam Prep class at Sam Houston Race Park on February 6-9. Entitled “Racehorse Owner-Trainer Prep Class” and expanded by one day, this version includes time [...]


New Holland offers new commitment to equine industry with Equine Equipment alliance

New Holland has formed a sales alliance with Equine Equipment, a Georgetown, Kentucky company offering dedicated equipment discounts to participants in the equine industry in the U.S. and Canada. Equine Equipment programs provide direct and tangible financial and other support to the equine industry with discounts offered. This alliance provides exclusive savings opportunities on [...]


National HBPA Releases Video Regarding Proposed Federal Oversight

The National HBPA, which represents nearly 30,000 Thoroughbred owners and trainers in North America, has released a video stating the association’s opposition to proposed federal oversight of the horse racing industry’s medication and testing. Specifically, the video highlights the fact that race-day Lasix, which would not be allowed under the proposed legislation, is a proven [...]