The California Horse Racing Board has implemented the strictest whip regulation in the country. The post California Horse Racing Board Imposes U.S.’ Strictest Whip Regulation appeared first on PETA.
Many laughed about Donald Trump’s intention to run for presidency, thinking he had no chance to win the Republican nomination, much less – the presidency. The results of the latest polls, however, show that Trump ranks second in terms of popularity in New Hampshire, closely following another Republican candidate, Jeb Bush.
The Buffalo Bills are rumored to be leaning toward a dark horse in the quarterback race, with reports that Tyrod Taylor is moving ahead of Matt Cassell and E.J. Manuel as the team nears training camp. With just about a month until the...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Steve Asmussen for violations of federal law. The post U.S. Department of Labor Sues Race Horse Trainer Steve Asmussen After PETA Investigation appeared first on PETA.
Detroit automaker will lean heavily on its new Silicon Valley outpost for tech in-roads.
While much of the coverage of the GOP candidates’ positions on the confederate flag followed in the horse race tradition, focusing on the political expediency and strategies behind adopting yay or nea stances or merely noting each candidate’s...Show More Summary
Can Candan writes: I have scraped horse racing data from a web site in Turkey and would like to try some models for predicting the finishing positions of future races, what models would you suggest for that? There is one recent paper...Show More Summary
More than three horses a day die on tracks, which is 24 a week and 1,000 a year. The post ‘Horse Deaths at Race Tracks Should Be as Rare as Triple Crown Winners’ appeared first on PETA.
The third in my series discussing the relationship between Kentucky and the Asia Pacific is up: Where does East Asia stand in the globalization of horse racing? Few Americans know much about East Asian racing, except for the very few Kentuckians who study the subject intensely. Racing in Japan, South Korea, and especially Hong Kong […]
You’d think after last year’s Kentucky Derby, Wes Welker would shy away from horse racing. The Oklahoma native was seen a bit out of sorts last year, tossing cash around. Later on, it was determined that he failed a drug test due to some molly (MDMA) he took at the affair. However, the chemical romance […]
Now that the NBA Finals and horse racing’s Triple Crown events are over, the sports calendar gets somewhat dull until NFL training camps open. Major League Baseball is entering the “dog days of summer” and we don’t have any scheduled events with Mayweather vs. Show More Summary
CNN Politics is fully embracing covering 2016 as the horse race that it is with its latest hire, Thomas Lake who most recently wrote for Sports Illustrated, FishbowlDC learned today. A long-form reporter, you can expect to see his byline...Show More Summary
[ 5 July 2015 at 12:30 pm; ] Thoroughbred Park has teamed up with 3seeds Chef Andrew Haskins to present a truffle lunch with a difference on Sunday 5 July. A four-course truffle inspired luncheon prepared by Andrew and the talented catering team at Thoroughbred Park showcasing local growers Black Truffles of Canberra as well as a race day will keep even the [...]
The five-day Royal Ascot, Britain's largest horse race, has begun, and so has its over-the-top display of peacockery. Each day begins with a royal procession (the queen has avidly attended every Royal Meeting during her reign), followed by races hanging on millions of dollars in prizes. As usual, the competition... More »
Creasy, Bradshaw and Eagle join Flint & Watson on the ballot paper I wonder if the biggest effect of this will be a boost for Sadiq Khan, as all the main leader/deputy leader contenders being white, as the following twitter exchange featuring the New Statesman’s Stephen Bush shows. Labour's leadership candidates are all white – […]
The far turn coming into the stretch is the most dramatic moment of a horse race. It’s where the jockeys ask their horse for whatever they have left, where the horses look for an opening to run through and make their final all-out charge—it’s often where a race is won or lost.
Today the horse races at Royal Ascot kicked off. Which means a treat for those of us here at home: a parade of completely bonkers hats. Read more...
The Royal Ascot is the poshest, ritziest, swankiest and most glamorous horse race on the planet. And when things are posh and ritzy and (...)
The first time that French horse Helwan raced while on the drug Lasix was his last. At Belmont Park on June 6, just hours before the Belmont Stakes, he... The post Why the Drugs? PETA Seeks Investigation Into Horse’s Death at Belmont appeared first on PETA.
New Yorkers! If you like horse racing and good sportswriting, you should attend tonight’s Varsity Letters reading series, presented by Gelf Magazine. Joe Drape, who covers horse racing for The New York Times, and Pia Cotton, who covers the sport for the Wall Street Journal, will be participating in a panel discussion. Good times will be had. Go here for details. Read more...