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NYRA sets new all-sources handle record Sticky

A Milestone was record achieved during reconfigured racing calendar and despite cancellation of Saturday racing card. For the first time in history, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) generated more than $700 million in all-sources handle during the 2019 meet at Saratoga Race Course, which was conducted over a five-day race week and included the cancellation of a full Saturday card of racing.

After Horse Deaths, Rep. Tonko Introduces Horse Racing Integrity Act Sticky

After a spike in horse deaths at California's Santa Anita Park garnered national attention and criticism, Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito believes the time is finally ripe for change in the racing industry.
“I’m not happy with what’s going on with the sport, that’s why I’m compelled to speak out,” Zito said.
Zito, who has trained horses since the 1970s, joined Congressman Paul Tonko outside Saratoga's main gate Thursday to announce his support of Tonko's Horse Racing Integrity Act.

June 2019: California Horse Racing Board Recent Decisions Sticky

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 20, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri and Fred Maas also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website ( under the Webcast link.

California Horse Racing Board votes to leave racing organization, ARCI Sticky

After hearing from staff who noted California Horse Racing Board policies on medication are moving away from the model rules of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, board members unanimously voted June 20 to leave the racing umbrella regulatory group.

Jockey Club: Horse racing needs one national set of anti-doping, medication rules

In advance of the Kentucky Derby, several prominent racetracks announced the formation of a coalition to eliminate Lasix as a race-day medication for 2-year-old and stakes races.
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