Donna Brothers Issues a Statement on Behalf of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition in Response to the California Horse Racing Board’s Report on the 2019 Fatalities at Santa Anita
The loss of any equine athlete is felt by all of us in the Thoroughbred racing community. We can and will do better. This report provides our community with an important opportunity to reflect on and learn from its findings. Members of the Thoroughbred Safety …
Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Issues Statement on Federal Indictments Accusing 27 Individuals of Administering Illegal Medication
There is no place in our sport for the activities described in the indictments filed by the Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney’s Office. Safety and integrity will always come first for the members of the Coalition, which is why restricting medication and improving …
Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Issues a Statement Following Today’s Congressional Hearing on the Horseracing Integrity Act
Following the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection’s hearing on the Horseracing Integrity Act this morning, the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition issued the following statement: “The Thoroughbred Safety Coalition’s top priority is the wellbeing of our athletes, both equine and human. …
Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Gains Momentum in Evaluating and Implementing Reforms, Increasing Membership and Expanding the Leadership Team at Steering Committee Meeting
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL (January 27, 2020) – The Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Steering Committee met in Florida to advance ongoing safety reform initiatives. Coming out of this meeting, the coalition made progress in developing a framework for reform implementation, approved new members and agreed on coalition …
Steering Committee Met to Discuss Advancing Coalition Efforts
Yesterday the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Steering Committee met in New York City to discuss next steps on advancing safety in Thoroughbred racing. The committee gathered to progress reforms and formalize membership efforts.
The Thoroughbred Safety Coalition Supports KHRC’s Updated Medication Reforms
Yesterday the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC), with the support of a number of Kentucky race tracks, announced the adoption of new medication reforms, which align with the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition’s ongoing efforts.
Announcing the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition
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Leading Thoroughbred Racing Organizations Launch Safety Coalition
LEXINGTON (November 19, 2019) – The nation’s leading Thoroughbred racing organizations today announced the creation of an industry-led effort to unify and enhance existing protections and work together to develop new reforms to ensure the safety of the sport’s equine and human athletes. Partnering together …