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Part II Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART II (Part one was published on our website yesterday, you can read it by clicking here. ~ HfH ) New York state equine medical officials have opened an investigation into the recent rash of deaths at Saratoga, but all they really need to do is ask any true Full Article

Panel: Equine Welfare Tied to Cultural Change

Changes to benefit race horses are long past due. Too little attention historically has been focused on the drug and other abuses these horses face. Race horse are asked ...Full Article

Florida Horsemen Oppose Furosemide Ban

Furosemide (Lasix) is diuretic that has long been abused by both humans and horses to mask other illegal drug use. ~ HfH From: The Blood-Horse In response to a ...Full Article

Dreams at a Mexican horse-racing track…

From: The Washington Post By: Joshua Partlow and Gabriela Martinez MEXICO CITY — The 64 years that Arturo Ruiz Garcia has spent with the horses at the Hippodrome of ...Full Article

Congress Urged to Act in Response to Investigation of Horseracing Industry

Help urge our Congressmen to pass U.S. Senate Bill 973 and H.R. 2012 – find out how to contact them by click here. ~ HfH From: The Humane Society ...Full Article

Horse Dies In Infuriatingly Avoidable Accident At Churchill Downs

From: Deadspin By: Barry Petchesky Unless you reject the idea of horse racing, you have to accept that horses break down and are destroyed. It’s an unfortunate part of ...Full Article

U.S. Jockey Club may seek federal regulation of sport

“With the safety of our horses, the integrity of competition and the general perception of the sport all at risk, we cannot afford to wait any longer,” Ogden Mills ...Full Article

Horse deaths jump at Finger Lakes track

Twenty race horses euthanized at Finger Lakes this year From: herRochester.com By: Joseph Spector ALBANY — On a cloudy and windy day Oct. 26, Magestick Tomahawk looked like one ...Full Article

KPIX 5 Reports On Horse Auctions Brings Changes To Golden Gate Fields

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) — A KPIX 5 investigation into the dark side of the horse racing industry has led to results. Following our series of reports, Golden Gate Fields ...Full Article

Blood, Sweat, and Wild Steeds

Inside the Longest, Toughest Horse Race on Earth From: ABC News By: Gloria Riviera, Alex Waterfield and Jackie Jesko Think you have what it takes to finish the longest, ...Full Article