The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) has added a member to its task force charged with reviewing information on glaucine and addressing the issue of recent positives for the substance. Dr. Carolyn Cooper, director of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency's (CPMA) Equine Drug Control Program, will join the team of seven other expert veterinarians and […]
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The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations today passed the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2017. This bill makes appropriations for the United States Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and certain other agencies and includes language that encourages the IRS to modernize regulations for withholding and reporting pari-mutuel winnings. […]
Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing's most prestigious international events, has today announced the launch of a new multi-faceted sweepstakes with five of its most high-profile Celebrity Ambassadors, including Bobby Flay, Elizabeth Banks, Carson Kressley, Bob Baffert, and Victor Espinoza. The sweepstakes, titled Racing with Stars VIP Sweepstakes presented by America's Best Racing, is […]
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps caused a stir when he began investing in Thoroughbreds a few years ago, but the new owner has yet to make a splash at the upper levels of horse racing. That doesn't mean his horses are untalented, however. NBC reported Thursday that Phelps' horse Water Cube, who has been in […]
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Trainer Todd Pletcher will be well represented in Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Ogden Phipps, entering a formidable duo in Curalina and Stopchargingmaria to top an exceptionally competitive 48th edition on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina will attempt to duplicate a dominant effort in the Grade 1 La Troienne on […]
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