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Apr12, 2017

PLEASE ASK CONGRESS TO #SAVEH2B

April 12th, 2017|Headlines|

PLEASE ASK CONGRESS TO #SAVEH2B AND SUPPORT IMMEDIATE CAP RELIEF by signing this online petition on this link. Many businesses such as those within our racing industry will not be receiving their seasonal guest workers. [...]

Mar13, 2017

National HBPA Convention Update

March 13th, 2017|Headlines|

The National HBPA board met Saturday, March 11, at the South Point Hotel & Casino at the conclusion of the annual convention in Las Vegas, and following are the results of the Executive Committee elections: [...]

Jan12, 2017

Registration Now Open for National HBPA Convention in Las Vegas

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Registration is now open for the National HBPA Convention set for March 7-11, 2017, at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas. The tentative agenda is also posted. Click here for information [...]

Dec5, 2016

Important Message to All Horsemen About Our Industry’s Workforce

December 5th, 2016|Alabama HBPA, Arizona HBPA, Arkansas HBPA, Canada HBPA, Charles Town HBPA, Colorado Horse Racing Association, Finger Lakes HBPA, Florida HBPA, Headlines, Idaho HBPA, Illinois HBPA, Indiana HBPA, Iowa HBPA, Kentucky HBPA, Louisiana HBPA, Michigan HBPA, Minnesota HBPA, Mountaineer Park HBPA, Nebraska HBPA, New England HBPA, Ohio HBPA, Oklahoma HBPA, Ontario HBPA, Oregon HBPA, Pennsylvania HBPA, Tampa Bay Downs HBPA, Texas Horsemen's Partnership, LLP, Virginia HBPA, Washington HBPA|

To all trainers, horse owners and farm owners/managers: On Monday, we need to light up the phone lines to Congress. We must rally our forces to make sure that Congress re-instates the Returning Worker [...]

Jul7, 2016

Coady Photography Announces Amateur Photo Contest

July 7th, 2016|Headlines|

From Coady Photography News Release Posted: 7/7/16 Coady Photography, America’s premier professionals for shooting racetrack pictures, is searching the globe to find the best amateur horse-racing photographer. The inaugural Coady International Amateur Horse Racing Photography [...]

Jul7, 2016

TOBA Launches Redesigned Website

July 7th, 2016|Headlines|

From TOBA news release Posted: 7/7/16 The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) announced the launch of a new www.toba.org, a website that has been re-designed to deliver a more personal and informative experience to [...]

Jun15, 2016

Innovators’ Circle Now Accepting Entries

June 15th, 2016|Headlines|

From University of Arizona RTIP news release Posted: 6/15/2016 Horse racing's premier pitch competition, Innovators’ Circle, is now accepting entrants at InnovateRacing.com. Innovators’ Circle, inspired by the TV show Shark Tank, was created to bring [...]

Apr14, 2016

RCI Adds Footnote on Levo-Methamphetamine

April 14th, 2016|Headlines|

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 [...]

Mar23, 2016

RCI Looks at Added Out-of-Competition Testing

March 23rd, 2016|Headlines|

(from Bloodhorse.com) Posted: 3/23/2016 Racing Medication and Testing Consortium executive director Dionne Benson said as regulators look at new, enhanced recommendations on out-of-competition testing, they're going to find policies that will work for the industry. [...]

Mar10, 2016

Quarantine lifted at Sunland Park

March 10th, 2016|Headlines|

(from New Mexico Livestock Board news release) Posted: 3/10/2016 The New Mexico Livestock Board has lifted the quarantine at Sunland Park Racetrack, following containment of a contagious horse-specific virus there. Outside racehorses can now enter [...]

Jun10, 2015

TCA Awards $511,650 in Grants

June 10th, 2015|Headlines|

TCA Thoroughbred Charities of America announced it has awarded grants totaling $511,650 to 67 Thoroughbred industry-related non-profits that work to uphold TCA's mission. Grant recipients from the last three years can be found on www.tca.org. [...]

Feb27, 2015

New England HBPA News

February 27th, 2015|Headlines|

New England HBPA EAST BOSTON, MA (February 27, 2015)- Officials of Sterling Suffolk Racecourse LLC and the New England affiliate of the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association announced today that they have reached an agreement [...]

Feb20, 2015

NHBPA CEO Position Details

February 20th, 2015|Headlines|

NHBPA Chief Executive Officer, NHBPA The CEO is responsible for the management, administration, finance, benevolence, growth and membership services of the national non-profit organization that represents 30 affiliated state/local organizations. The CEO reports directly to [...]