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Industry Moves Toward Uniform Medication Program
LEXINGTON, KY—JULY 8, 2015—In the last six months, the horse racing industry made significant progress toward the uniform adoption of a national medication program, as regulators in a number of additional jurisdictions adopted reforms developed by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and enacted as model rules by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.

The “Program” includes a Controlled Therapeutic Substances list, third-party administration of furosemide, a multiple medication violation penalty system and a requirement for laboratory accreditation and participation in an industry external quality assurance program.

“Working with jurisdictions to facilitate adoption of the National Uniform Medication Program is a top RMTC priority,” stated RMTC Executive Director Dr. Dionne Benson. “While we ar .. Read More

Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Walk Thru Crystal 5500$551,720
Bv Midnite Express 4300$550,372
Regard With Respect 4301$488,822
Bf Farm Boss 2200$344,777
First Valiant Sign 3111$316,280

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Horses
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Bella Vista Farms 501277$744,864
Eg High Desert Farms 6320117$652,719
Edward C. Allred 176292836$526,077
Nancy Powell 7302$491,542
Reliance Ranches LLC 10891712$388,860

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Owners
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Edward C Allred 6071018792$1,517,824
Bobby D Cox 502717176$1,198,599
Steve D Burns Dvm 309485342$895,176
Bella Vista Farms Llc 491366$749,835
Mike Abraham 233301923$707,173

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Breeders
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Paul C. Jones 462827763$1,719,119
Wesley T. Giles 186423022$865,648
Martin Trejo 156493220$858,899
Eddie D. Willis 278193526$772,383
Michael Taylor 177403023$755,803

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Trainers
Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Raul Ramirez, Jr. 413915962$1,516,427
G. R. Carter, Jr. 414614758$1,434,928
John Hamilton 464968555$1,309,182
Larry D. Payne 132152020$1,301,989
David A. Alvarez 386846561$1,296,268

By North American Race Leaders View Top 25 Jockeys
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Far Niente Makes It Two In A Row In Vessels Maturity
LOS ALAMITOS, CA—JULY 5, 2015— Atwood Ranches, Inc. and John Wells’ Far Niente become only the fourth horse to win the Grade 1 $145,500 Vessels Maturity more than once after humbling eight rivals by daylight to earn his second straight victory in the 400-yard dash on Sunday at Los Alamitos.

Ridden Eduardo Nicasio for trainer Jose Hernandez, Far Niente is the first horse to win consecutive runnings of the Vessels Maturity since World Champion Be A Bono won the 2005 and 2006 runnings. A Ransom, the 2000 World Champion, and 1990 champion aged stallion Jazzing Hi are the other two horses to defend their Vessels Maturity crown. The vi .. Read More

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$634,530 Lee Berwick Futurity Highlights A Tremendous Delta Downs Closing Program
VINTON, LA—JULY 3, 2015—Delta Downs will conduct its final week of American Quarter Horse racing for 2015 this Wednesday through Saturday. The closing night action on Saturday is titled Louisiana Showcase Night, and it will feature eight stakes races for Louisiana-bred horses and the year’s richest offering, the $634,530 Lee Berwick Memorial Louisiana-bred Futurity (RG1). Post times each night will be at 6:15 pm Central Time.

The Lee Berwick, named in honor of the man who built De .. Read More