In 2011, a group of farriers saw the need for a trade organization that focused on education rather than certification. The result was the American Association of Professional Farriers, which welcomes farriers from all equine disciplines. Since its inception, 800 farriers have joined the AAPF. In forming the new organization, the founders met with David […]
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This Saturday's Grade 2, $1.25 million Charles Town Classic is expected to draw a field of nine, according to drf.com. The field for the three-turn, 1 1/8 mile race will likely be headlined by Doug O'Neill's talented but lightly-raced Donworth, exiting a troubled trip in the Santa Anita Handicap where he finished seventh. Also expected […]
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The following statement was issued Monday by the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association after it filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging tortious interference, coercion, defamation, and First and Fourteenth Amendment rights violations against Arlington Park, Illinois racing officials and the Illinois owners and breeders' organization. The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, Inc. (ITHA) on Monday […]
The roster of 3-year-old fillies eligible to compete in the 142nd running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) at Churchill Downs Racetrack has grown to 114 with the addition of Mike Tarp's Go Maggie Go, the unbeaten winner of the Gulfstream Park Oaks (GII), and J K Racing Stable's Mokat, the California-based […]
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Despite news that trainer Ramon Preciado plans the appeal his 270-day ban for six clenbuterol positives last year, several of his major owners have made the decision to transfer their horses to other trainers, according to the Daily Racing Form. Preciado's assistant Chloe Bradley was expected to take over his stable in his absence, but […]
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Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. was dominant this spring at Oaklawn Park. Santana finished things off in style by winning the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby on Saturday and also wrapped up the meet's riding title. These accolades would help him capture the Jockeys' Guild Jockey of the Week Award for the week of April 11th to […]
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