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PR Special NY-Bred Sale: What To Feed And When To Feed?

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the grounds of the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale.  In this edition of the PR Special,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Jockey Cleared For ‘Gingerly’ Handling Of Filly In Louisiana Downs Race

Stewards at Harrah's Lousiana Downs said jockey Kevin Smith was suffering from symptoms similar to heat exhaustion during a July 29 ride aboard owner-trainer Caroline Dodwell's Crossbow Huntress, an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Paulick Report 8/12 News Minute Presented By NYRA Bets

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Rachel Vs Zenyatta, Pegasus Problems?

When the Pegasus World Cup opened its doors, people with the means to enter the race jumped at the chance, each committing $1 million dollars for a spot in the starting gates. But will there be a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Paulick Report 8/11 News Minute Presented By NYRA Bets

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Paulick Report 8/10 News Minute Presented by NYRA Bets

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PR Special Saratoga Sale: New Outfit’s Business Plan Reaps Rewards

The Paulick Report is pleased to offer a second print publication for the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale, which continues this evening.   In this edition of the PR Special, Ray Paulick introduces us to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Paulick Report 8/9 News Minute Presented By NYRA Bets

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Wolf: Statutory Change Needed To Restart Pennsylvania Breeder Awards

There does not appear to be immediate relief in sight for Pennsylvania breeders whose incentive awards were cut off earlier this year by what is being called an inadvertent change in wording of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo... Read More...

Paulick Report 8/8 News Minute Presented By NYRA Bets

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PR Special Saratoga Sale: All Eyes On Frankel, Galileo Yearlings

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Paulick Report 8/5 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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The Friday Show: Technology Woes, Three-Year-Old Foes

Placing judges at Delaware Park recently inverted the order of two horses based on photo finish results. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss how much technology... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Paulick Report 8/4 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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West Virginia’s Original Derby: The Saga of Tri-State Fair Grounds

  Until recently, it was widely accepted that the first running of the West Virginia Derby occurred at Wheeling Downs in 1958. But it is now known that a Thoroughbred stakes bearing that name... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Commission Upholds License Revocation Of Parx Jockey For ‘Buzzer’ Possession

The Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission has affirmed a May 2015 ruling by the board of stewards revoking the license of jockey Pierre Jovan Hernandez-Ortega – currently the fourth-leading... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Paulick Report 8/3 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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‘We’re Cutting Through The Bull’: Enhanced New Mexico Out-Of-Competition Test Program Yields Results

Five Quarter horses were scratched from Ruidoso Downs stakes races on Sunday and put on the vet's list for 60 days after testing positive for clenbuterol in a ramped up out-of-competition testing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Paulick Report 8/2 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Pennsylvania Breeders ‘Crippled’ By Holdup In Incentive Award Payments

It was all smiles on Feb. 23 when Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf was surrounded by members of the Thoroughbred industry as he signed HB941 into law, creating a new racing commission and an accompanying... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit... Read More...

Paulick Report 8/1 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Paulick Report 7/29 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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The Friday Show: Sophomores Clash, Zayat Seeks Cash

The cream of this year's 3-year-old Thoroughbred crop isn't ducking each other — just take a look at the fields for this weekend's premiere sophomore races. But in the bigger picture, how... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Paulick Report 7/28 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Know What You’re Buying? The Messy World Of Compounding Pharmacies

From Dec. 28 to Dec 30, 2015, inspectors from Florida's Department of Health observed business at Ergogenic Labs in Wellington, Fla., where pharmacist Scott Mangini oversaw the compounding of human... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit... Read More...

Paulick Report 7/27 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Zayat Stable Engages Investment Bank To Expand, Enter Veterinary Services Sector

Zayat Stables, which campaigned 2015 Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year American Pharoah and won Eclipse Awards as outstanding owner and breeder of the year, has engaged an investment banker... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit... Read More...

Paulick Report 7/26 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Krikorian Thinking ‘Big’ With Dynaformer Stallion Now Standing In California

When Big Score rallied from more than seven lengths back under jockey Flavien Prat to win a one-mile maiden race for 2-year-olds on turf at Del Mar on Sunday, I glanced down at my program to look at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Paulick Report 7/25 News Minute Presented By Saratoga Live

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Paulick Report 7/22 News Minute Presented by Saratoga Live

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The Friday Show Presented By DRF Bets: Saratoga’s Lure, New York’s Hook?

Today, the timeless tradition of Thoroughbred racing at Saratoga begins again. The six-week meet is one of the most enticing events of the year for fans, bettors, and horsemen. In this edition of The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs... Read More...

A Tale Of Two Cities: The Synchronicity Of Saratoga And Deauville

August 1864. It was the best of times in France: Napoleon III's Second Empire was at the height of its glory, enabling prosperous ladies and gentlemen to escape the heat of Paris and head north for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

The Sages of Saratoga

It was nearly 50 years ago this month that this reporter found himself on a front porch in the most bucolic of all summer places in America – Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – only to become a fly on the wall... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Whip Use: Can Regulations Solve Public Perception Problems?

Whip regulation has drawn an increasing amount of attention from regulators in recent years, as debate about the use of riding crops in the United Kingdom and Europe spills across the Atlantic. Most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Kay: Report By New York Comptroller Ignores The Facts

The following commentary by New York Racing Association president and CEO Chris Kay was originally published in the Albany Times-Union. Following a report from the Office of the State Comptroller,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website... Read More...

The Friday Show Presented By DRF Bets: Turf, Surf, And Cornfields?

One of the highlights of the summer racing calendar is, of course, opening day at Del Mar, and Ray Paulick has made his annual journey to the West Coast to be there. In this edition of The Friday... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Indiana Grand Diaries: Racing Investments Instill Pride, Elevate Derby

Pop Quiz: Who won last year's Indiana Derby? It might be a head scratcher for many people — the race hasn't exactly been top of mind most years. But recent developments in the Hoosier State aim to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Commentary: Mercer County Neglect Case Is Far From Over

A digital cheer traveled through the Paulick Report's comment threads and Facebook comments when news arrived in late June that Charles Borell had been arrested on 43 misdemeanor counts of animal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Lansdowne Thoroughbreds Lists 76 Creditors In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing

Lansdowne Thoroughbreds LLC, which began buying horses at public auction in 2014 and spent nearly $1.5 million to purchase at least 30 broodmares, yearlings and 2-year-olds in training, filed for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Lansdowne Thoroughbreds Lists 76 Creditors In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing

Lansdowne Thoroughbreds LLC, which began buying horses at public auction in 2014 and spent nearly $1.5 million to purchase at least 30 broodmares, yearlings and 2-year-olds in training, filed for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

PR Special Fasig-Tipton July: A Pinhooking Success Story

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the grounds of the Fasig-Tipton July Sale, featuring selected yearlings and horses of racing age.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

The Friday Show Presented By DRF Bets: A Wake-Up Call For Kentucky?

The recent charges filed against Breeders' Cup winning trainer Maria Borell and her father concerning horses allegedly in their care has turned a harsh spotlight on the laws governing animal welfare... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Woodbine Makes Waves – Without Rocking The Boat, Of Course

“Trying to be better is what we do best.” So reads a headline in last Friday's edition of Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, above an editorial on the July 1 Canada Day holiday. “When... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

Road To Recovery May Be A Long One For Starved Horses

Although the worst is over for the six horses removed last week from a neglect case in Mercer County, Ky., they still have a long road back to good health. Local officials approved the release of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs... Read More...

Borell Case Highlights Holes In Kentucky County, State Animal Cruelty Laws

As distressing details emerged this week about the condition of 43 horses at the center of an animal neglect investigation in Mercer County, Ky., concerned horse lovers had lots of questions. For... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read More...

Voss: Eight Takeaways From The 2016 Welfare And Safety Of The Racehorse Summit

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation held its seventh annual Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit on Tuesday with a packed agenda that addressed everything from the latest trends in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi... Read More...

Fedorka: For The Love Of The Horse

I got the text message Monday afternoon. I had known about the neglect case for quite some time, and my good friend Carrie Gilbert had been in the thick of it for months. A horse named Silver Cliff... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

‘Unfathomable’: Horses In Dire Condition As Animal Neglect Investigation Drags On

The horse pictured above is named Silver Cliff. He's a gelding by Silver Charm, born in 2002 and was nine years old when this picture was taken at Beacon Hill Farm, a Central Kentucky boarding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for... Read More...

Daily Fantasy Sports Pari-Mutuel Wagering: Coming To A Track Near You?

The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved a new form of daily fantasy sports based on the kind of pari-mutuel wagering used in horse racing, and the man who came up with the concept said he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit... Read More...