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Stronach takes huge step forward in medication regulation

Frank Stronach announced Wednesday that all Stronach-owned racetracks will have an in-house "strictly regulated pharmacy" and will prohibit "anyone from having any medications in their possession unless those medications have been properly prescribed for a therapeutic treatment program." In addition, there will be automatic drug testing for all horses who ship in to race.

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Constitution out of the Derby - DRF.com

Shin injury sidelines Florida Derby winner.

Newbury Kingman imperious in Greenham rout | Horse Racing News | Racing Post

"KINGMAN turned in the perfect Classic trial at Newbury as he obliterated his Greenham rivals with a magnificent performance."

Kentucky Students Catch Breath to Cheer a Derby Hopeful - NYTimes.com

The University of Kentucky is renowned for its eight men’s basketball national championships and its three Final Four appearances in the last four years. But the university now finds itself in the unfamiliar, and unlikely, position of having fostered a Kentucky Derby prospect.

Wayward Lad: Preview of the 167th Grand National

The "Wayward Lad" has an excellent preview of this weekend's Grand National race in England, a historic and wildly popular event in racing's history. U.S. TV coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday on HRTV.

California Chrome, Candy Boy tune up for SA Derby clash - Handicappers' Edge

California Chrome and Candy Boy, who figure to be the top two betting choices in the Santa Anita Derby, had their penultimate workouts Saturday morning for the Grade 1, $1 million race on April 5.

#FullStoryPETA Gives Racing a Voice

A very nice piece from the always excellent Claire Novak at The Blood-Horse.

Gay Dalton and other forgotten horses of Hollywood Park - Sid Fernando+Observations

Yet unbeknownst to many racing fans, somewhere within the vicinity of the stable area are interred several equine athletes from a long time ago. These horses that were "lost to time" did not have the fortune of having their resting places identified for posterity, making the relocation of their remains nearly impossible. These forgotten horses will most probably end up lying underneath a parking lot or a building. While they did not reach the stature of Landaluce, Great Communicator or Native Diver, they were also protagonists of the racing past of Hollywood Park and some were the idols of racing fans that are no longer around to reminisce about them.

Gay Dalton and other Forgotten Horses of Hollywood Park | Sid Fernando + Observations
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