Posted: March 31, 2020

Covid-19 and Some of the Possible Long Term Effects on Horse Racing

Covid-19 has put some unexpected and unprecedented chaos into the "modern" world. Horse Racing, the Sport of Kings, already struggling on many fronts, is of course not exempt. We are all seeing the short term impact. The Kentucky Derby has been postponed until September 5th, 2020. That is as of now. In reality who knows what things will be like come September. To quote Robert Burns; "the best laid plans of mice and men Gang aft a-gley." The Dubai World Cup along with several meets and races have been cancelled...

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Posted: March 31, 2020

International Horseracing Is Beckoning

Horseracing in North America is largely on hold thanks to the coronavirus COVID-19. The Keeneland meet was scrapped, Aqueduct is being used as a temporary hospital for patients, Woodbine is not going to open in April as scheduled, and racing at Santa Anita is in a holding pattern. While tracks like Will Rogers and Fonner are experiencing a revival thanks to just having their doors open, there is no better time to dive into international racing. Even with racing suspended in the United Kingdom, racing continues in Japan, Hong Kong,...

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Posted: March 30, 2020

Environmental Impact- The Nature of Dependency & Performance In The Horse

Basic Instinct Few things have more influence over individual performance than interpersonal relationships socially defined. To identify and optimize potential in any individual horse a look at their emotional relationships and how they function party to these must be understood. Knowing how the individual manages outside stresses offers insight to their likely ability to manage their own, information that lends itself to helping create an environment of success. It can be difficult to truly understand and develop the individual horse without first knowing the natural dynamics involved in the herd...

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HONOR A.P. ON COURSE FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

Honor A.P., a leading contender for the Santa Anita Derby, continues to train well for Santa Anita’s marquee three-year-old event on April 4, offering 100 qualifying points to the 146th Kentucky Derby Sept. 5. “He came out...

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