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Life after racing: From famed to forgotten

It would be nice to think that after a horse retires from racing that they will go to a life of ease on some ranch somewhere with rolling hills, grass, plenty of water, shade and warmth in the winter. Sadly that is not the fate of the majority of racehorses. After spending years in training Full Article

Churchill: Drugs taint horse racing

From: Times Union By: Chris Churchill Every thoroughbred in Suzann Bobley’s barn comes with a story. Over there stands Pretty Boy Freud, who once won on Travers Day at ...Full Article

Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART I There are certain moments in our lives that are imprinted indelibly upon our memories. We remember exactly where we were, what ...Full Article

Decline in Thoroughbred foal crop hurting racetracks

With the drop of the “Foal Crop” it looks like the “Harvest” at the slaughterhouses will be down. Don’t quite understand if we are talking about the racing industry ...Full Article

Horse meat scandal latest: Are you eating frog poison?

A POWERFUL painkiller made from the poison of jungle frogs is feared to have entered the food chain in contaminated horse meat.   By: Stuart Winter / The Express / Sun, February ...Full Article