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Rep. Andy Barr (left) and Rep. Paul Tonko co-sponsored the Integrity Act.

TB Racing Integrity Act introduced today

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, today introduced the bipartisan Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.  Under existing law, the American thoroughbred horseracing industry labors under a diverse patchwork of conflicting and inconsistent rules governing medication policies and practices across 38 different racing jurisdictions. This lack of uniformity in the rules of horseracing has impaired interstate commerce and undermined public confidence in the sport. By establishing an independent, nongovernmental anti-doping authority charged with the responsibility of implementing a national uniform medication program with input from the thoroughbred industry, the Thoroughbred […]

In memory of Breeders' Cup winner Gulch, and others, Old Friends hosts a Breeders' Cup party.

Famous horses and horsemen salute OTTBs

Breeders’ Cup party at Old Friends Georgetown, Ky. (Press Release)— Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., will host a special Breeders’ Cup Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the general public, $15 for shareholders and Old Friends members and can be reserved now by contacting the farm at (502) 863-1775. The day will include a BBQ buffet by Furlong’s Catering, farm tours, live music and both live and silent auctions of racing memorabilia, collectible stallion halters, photography and other artwork—much of which will celebrate winners of past Breeders’ Cup […]