Bramlage: Give Up on Furosemide

By Bloodhorse.com
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2014) -- Medication use in racehorses and its perception by the public was a key theme in two of three acceptance speeches given Sept. 28 at the Thoroughbred Club of America's 83rd Testimonial Dinner honoring the lifetime contributions of veterinarians Dr. Edward Fallon, Dr. Gary Lavin, and Dr. Larry Bramlage.

CHRB Meeting Summary

From CHRB
CYPRESS, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2014) -- The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Los Alamitos Race Course. Chairman Chuck Winner presided.  2nd Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper and George Krikorian were in attendance.

Barretts Moves Sale Date

From Barretts
POMONA, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2014) -- The first 2-year-old in training sale of 2015 will be conducted by Barretts on Monday, February 23 at Fairplex in Pomona with the training preview scheduled for Friday, February 20. Nominations close Friday, October 24.  

NorCal Fair Stakes Closings

From Northern California Fair Racing
HARVEST STAKES
Saturday, October 11
Fillies & Mares, 3 Year Olds & Up, 6 Furlongs  
$50,000 (plus up to $15,000 for Cal-Breds)
Closes Saturday, Oct. 4


BULL DOG HANDICAP
Sunday, October 12
3 Year Olds & Up, 9 Furlongs  
$75,000 Guaranteed
Closes Saturday, Oct. 4
If you have questions, please contact Racing Secretary Tom Doutrich at (415) 271-4613.

Barretts October Catalog Online

From Barretts
POMONA, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2014) -- The catalog for Barretts October Yearling Sale is now on-line and will be mailed soon.  This auction of 259 yearlings will be held on Tuesday, October 7 starting at 1:00 p.m. in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.  

NBC to Air Breeders’ Cup Preps

By DRF.com
ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 21, 2014) -- Eighteen of the major preps giving horses an automatic berth in a Breeders’ Cup race will be televised live on NBC or NBC Sports this summer and fall under a new agreement between Breeders’ Cup Ltd. and the network’s parent company, according to an announcement by both parties Monday.