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Humeral and Scapular Fracture Study

November 30, 2012:

Dr. Erin McKerney, in collaboration with Dr. Susan Stover from the J.D Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory at UC Davis is conducting a study to better understand the events that lead to catastrophic fractures of the humerus and scapula in racehorses....read on

NYSRWB To Implement Safety Measures

September 28, 2012:

In light of the announcement today by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo regarding a safety overhaul of NYRA tracks, New York State Racing And Wagering Board Chairman John D. Sabini has issued a statement....read on

NY Gov. Cuomo Orders Broad Safety Overhaul At NYRA Tracks

September 28, 2012:

On Friday, September 28, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced his office has received the findings and recommendations of the New York Task Force on Racehorse Health and Safety and that the state will undertake an unprecedented series of reforms to promote equine safety at New York racetracks....read on

Millions Dedicated To T-Bred Plan

August 16, 2011:

Following the release of a comprehensive report by consulting firm McKinsey & Company, The Jockey Club has announced a multi-million-dollar, nine-part plan for the betterment of thoroughbred horse racing and...read on

Random Drug Testing Ushered In

May 30, 2011:

It was determined on Thursday, May 26 during the California Horse Racing Board's monthly meeting that random drug testing of jockeys, apprentice jockeys, and drivers will be instituted....read on

MacPhee Discusses Safety Vests

April 15, 2011:

Horseman Brian MacPhee doesn't have a problem with safety vests, he just doesn't like being told what to do...read on

Judge: Adamo, Gill Can Sue PHRC

March 15, 2011:

According to a report, a federal judge in the United States has ruled that thoroughbred horse owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo can sue racing commissioners in Pennsylvania in regard to having been banned from running their horses at Penn National Race Course...read on

Industry Unites On Safety Initiative

March 8, 2011:

Equine Guelph, with the support of 20 industry partners from Canada and the United States, is launching a 20-page bilingual interactive workbook titled 'Danger Detective on the Horse Farm,' which teaches equine safety to youth...read on

California To Discuss Safety Initiatives

September 2, 2009:

New standards and specifications for safety vests, safety helmets, and whips will be discussed Friday, September 4, as the Safety Committee of the California Horse Racing Board begins the regulatory p...read on


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