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Open letter to industry by Ken Lowe

POSTED: June 18, 2020

Owner-breeder makes case for keeping Lasix I’ve never met Mr. Chester Thomas but totally agree with his thinking and his explanation for continuing current administration...

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New York Trainers Speak Out Against Lasix

POSTED: March 18, 2020

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will prohibit the use of Furosemide (Lasix) within 48 hours of racing for all 2-year-olds...

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New California Medication Regulations Rock Horsemen

POSTED: February 29, 2020

Late on Thursday, February 27, the California Horse Racing Board sent out a notice to horsemen that shook up trainers on the backstretch at Santa...

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Keeneland And Churchill Downs Institute New Safety Measures

POSTED: February 27, 2020

Keeneland Press Release Pre-work and pre-race vet exams; ban on Lasix in 2-year-old races Keeneland and Churchill Downs today jointly announced major changes in racing...

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Pegasus World Cup News

POSTED: January 23, 2020

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – For the first time in 2020, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy will be run free of...

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Training Tips

Medication In Horse Racing

POSTED: November 15, 2019

I've been trying to stay away from this topic because it is so misunderstood. With the recent break downs that have happened at Santa Anita...

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Trainer Gary Contessa Talks Lasix, Drugs, and More in Thoroughbred Horse Racing

POSTED: October 25, 2019

Feature Image Courtesy of Steve Heuertz Trainer Gary Contessa weighs in on the controversial subject of Lasix in horse racing. Gary shares his insight and...

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TO LISTEN OR NOT TO LISTEN, FOR UNITY! 

POSTED: September 12, 2019

TO LISTEN OR NOT TO LISTEN, FOR UNITY!  If an impartial observer were to comment on the state of horse racing today, it is not...

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Speed Holds: Pace Makes the Race

POSTED: May 11, 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...

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