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Horse Racing Safe Act

2019-06-30T10:10:50-05:00June 30th, 2019|

  Horse Racing Safe Act by Jo-Claire Corcoran There are so many pressing issues facing the Thoroughbred Racing industry these days, breakdowns, track conditions, medications, aftercare, lower attendance and the ever-present threat of slaughter. All connected in one way or another.     There is no one answer, there is no [...]

Speed Holds: Pace Makes the Race

2019-05-11T09:17:39-05:00May 11th, 2019|

          In this week's column for AmWager I look at and talk about pace, and how it and the way speed flows has changed with the game. Speed Holds: Pace Makes the Race   We have all heard the saying:   “ Pace Makes the Race.” [...]

The Lasix Ban Reaction

2019-04-27T09:34:14-05:00April 27th, 2019|

  The Lasix Ban Industry Reaction: By Mary Dixon Reynolds   The day after Battle of Midway won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar, I walked to the Jerry Hollendorfer barn to keep my appointment with Dan Ward, Hollendorfer's assistant trainer, for an interview about Unique Bella. While [...]

Experiment Cancelled

2019-04-10T11:36:07-05:00April 10th, 2019|

Santa Anita, once known as The Great Race Place, is becoming somewhat of a joke due to the inconsistency in their statements as they relate to the fatality crisis that has plagued the track this meet. An experiment to have riders ride with no riding crops or whips whatsoever on [...]

Is It Lasix?

2019-03-28T19:18:03-05:00March 27th, 2019|

  Is Lasix Causing Breakdowns at Santa Anita? By Peter Lee   The recent rash of injuries and deaths at Santa Anita have sparked several rule changes instituted by the Stronach Group - namely, banning the use of the diuretic Lasix on race day, something that will be phased in [...]

Lasix, The Nitty Gritty

2019-03-24T08:25:58-05:00March 24th, 2019|

    Lasix- The Nitty-Gritty By: Victoria Paige Galindo   Lasix has been covered head to toe in recent years and even more so now in-light of the influx of horse deaths at Santa Anita park.  It’s receiving a lot of blame and has easily become one of the most [...]

Street Band Takes Oaks

2019-03-24T07:04:54-05:00March 24th, 2019|

  1/5 favorite, Serengeti Empress was hustled out of the gate early by James Graham, secured the early lead in the Grade 2, $400,000 Fair Grounds Oaks and looked serious as a heart attack to go wire to wire in the 1-1/16 mile event. She cut out a 1/4 mile [...]

Buckle Up

2019-03-20T10:37:30-05:00March 20th, 2019|

    Buckle up! The road to change is bumpy. By Kate Richards                                                        One of the essential 21st century courses taught today in [...]

Pain and Disdain

2019-03-19T11:23:51-05:00March 19th, 2019|

    Pain and Disdain By Chuck Simon   No one likes lasix. No one says I can’t wait to treat my horses with lasix. No one says my training program revolves around lasix. No one says I feel great when they give my horses lasix before a race. However... [...]