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Pimlico to Undergo Much-Needed Funding for Renovations

Maryland horse racing is one of many industries hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Even before the shutdowns in March and subsequent economic hardships, tracks like Pimlico weren’t exactly flush with cash. Many tracks struggle to make ends meet due to the high costs of horse care and increased competition in the industry. And while […] Read More
Posted on: May 11, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell

Santa Anita Hits Dozen Horse Deaths in 2020

Santa Anita Park headed into 2020 with the hopes of a much better year than the prior one. A total of 37 horses died at the racetrack in 2019 from a variety of injuries and situations. The track began to implement strict horse welfare policies in late 2019 and early 2020, making them more rigorous […] Read More
Posted on: April 29, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell

Tracks Across America Consider How and When to Reopen

The vast majority of horse racing tracks across America have been closed for more than a month. Most received their shutdown orders in the middle of March via governors of individual states who determined – along with health officials – that tracks were not essential businesses. By nature, racetracks aren’t exactly a model for social […] Read More
Posted on: April 21, 2020 | Industry News | Jennifer Newell

New York and New Jersey Suspend 18 Racing Licenses

The fallout from the indictments handed down on Monday has been swift and wide-ranging. When federal prosecutors began this week by revealing 27 indictments in the racing world, the industry reeled. It all revolved around longtime speculation that became all too real regarding the administration, shipping, packaging, and supplying of illegal medications like Epogen to […] Read More
Posted on: March 12, 2020 | Uncategorized | Jennifer Newell

Horse Owner Amends Lawsuit Against Santa Anita

An abundance of caution or a culture of hysteria? The Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles may be the ultimate decider. George Sharp, thoroughbred horse owner, filed a lawsuit against Santa Anita Park and its owner, Stronach Group. He claimed that said culture prompted his horse, League of Shadows, to be scratched from […] Read More
Posted on: March 6, 2020 | Legal News | Jennifer Newell
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