Yesterday Congress passed the Horseracing Integrity Act as part of the fiscal year 2021 omnibus spending package. This historic legislation aims to reduce fatalities and injuries in U.S. horse racing. (more…)
The Horseracing Integrity Act is aimed at protecting American racehorses through uniform drug standards and enforcement in horseracing. Here’s why the legislation — and your help! — are so important. (more…)
Every week Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to recognize those doing good in the horse world. This week we recognize Keeneland and Churchill Downs, which are reinforcing their commitment to safety with racing and training reforms. (more…)
With the spotlight on the numerous breakdowns at the Santa Anita Racetrack, the Thoroughbred racing industry has reached a pivotal moment. It’s time to make decisions to ensure the health of the racehorses.
“We believe for too long the conversation has been driven by outside forces. We feel there’s an equally important story to be told, and that’s the one of tens of thousands who live, breathe and sleep horses. For them, this isn’t a job, it’s a way of life.”
The Stronach Group, the owner of Santa Anita Park, has issued a statement promising sweeping changes to California racing after a 22nd horse broke down on the main track this morning. There have been no further statements issued about the surface of the track itself.
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History will be made on Saturday in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes: but whether Justify will join the illustrious elite who have won the Triple Crown or earn his spot on this particular list remains to be seen.
[APRIL FOOLS!] The state-of-the-art facility, with climate-controlled underground stabling, is slated to become the new host of the Preakness Stakes, whose future was in doubt due to deteriorating conditions at Pimlico.