Jockeys’ Guild Issues Statement on the Use of Bisphosphonates: TDN 3/28/19

Press Release: Jockeys’ Guild, the organization representing professional jockeys in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in the United States, has issued the following statement on the use of bisphosphonates. “The Board of Directors of the Jockeys’ Guild, which is composed of leading Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse jockeys, supports the view that until the research being

New Mexico Regulator Moves Toward Ban of Albuterol: BloodHorse 1/28/19

BloodHorse Staff: Believing improper use of albuterol has gone up since clenbuterol was banned from racing in the state, the New Mexico Racing Commission is moving toward a ban of albuterol. The NMRC Rules and Medication Committee voted Jan. 16 to make albuterol a "zero tolerance" drug in the state, in both Quarter Horse and

History, Enthusiasm, Investment, Integrity: AQHA 09/11/17

Press Release: In 1959, investors Eugene Hensley, Carl Mercer and cowboy musician Ray Reed held the first All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs, solidifying the date for the next 58 years; it would be Labor Day weekend. More than $5.4 million dollars in purses were up for grabs over the three days of elite sprint-track racing at

Commentary: ‘If Florida Can, We All Can’: The Blood-Horse 6/3/15

RMTC By Lonny Powell There is very good news—actually great news—emanating from Florida regarding industry efforts to adopt and implement what is commonly referred to as the National Uniform Medication Program. On June 2 Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation enabling adoption and implementation of the reforms in the Sunshine State. The governor's action followed