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Saving Racing

2019-04-17T11:56:51-05:00April 17th, 2019|

    Clint Goodrich is not exactly a household name in the horse racing world, but he might be someday. Clint is an experienced and extremely passionate horseman, who is well versed and very opinionated about the current demise of our sport. Goodrich claims he can fix horse racing and [...]

The History and Future of Synthetics

2019-04-06T16:55:11-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  The History and Future of Synthetics By Peter Lee   After a 23rd horse died at Santa Anita Park on March 31, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals urged horse racing officials to replace all racetracks in California to "the known-safest racing surface—a synthetic track."   Horse [...]

A Santa Anita Experiment

2019-04-06T09:19:15-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  Despite world renowned Hall of Fame riders like Gary Stevens and Mike Smith publicly expressing concerns about riding in a horse race with no whip or riding crop, the CHRB and Stronach Group have decided to try it. On April 12th, 2019 Santa Anita will run without the riders [...]

Russian Roulette

2019-03-26T10:37:45-05:00March 26th, 2019|

  Racing Plays Russian Roulette A morning line by Mike Valiante. Be forewarned. This piece is not advocating any particular solution to racings current problems because to be frank I do not claim to be that wise.  I am a gambler and fan with some expertise in business marketing so [...]

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... [...]

The End

2019-03-18T15:21:36-05:00March 18th, 2019|

  No, you are not about to enter the Twilight Zone, you are about to read one of the most "Spot On" articles on the Sport of Kings. The End By Charles "Chuck" Simon   “This is the end, Beautiful friend This is the end, My only friend, the end” [...]

Santa Anita to Allow Lasix

2019-03-17T06:20:26-05:00March 17th, 2019|

In the latest in what has become a sad joke at the expense of our equine athletes and the entire Thoroughbred Racing Industry, Santa Anita has now backed off their Lasix ban for a possible phase out of the drug. Let us be clear, this is not about Lasix right [...]