When the bottom line compromises America’s ‘complete deterrence infrastructure’

When the bottom line compromises America’s ‘complete deterrence infrastructure’

Back in July, I wrote about shockwave therapy – the controversial veterinary procedure used to treat any number of routine aches and pains in racehorses but one that is viewed with no small suspicion due to its analgesic effects, leading to fears of improper use close to breezing and to race-day.

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

The weekly TRC industry digest - a round-up of international racing news from the past week.

Nine stallions who look on their way to international stardom

Nine stallions who look on their way to international stardom

Of all four categories for which Thoroughbred Racing Commentary provides rankings, that for Sires is the most volatile. We are forced to make projections for stallions at all different stages of their careers, taking into account the quality of a stallion’s results but also the uncertainty that they will be reproduced.

Here are nine sires whose performance intrigues us, and who we will be tracking closely into 2019 Read more

Purton and Moreira: this is the best way to judge their effectiveness

Purton and Moreira: this is the best way to judge their effectiveness

James Willoughby picks out the jockey, trainer, owner and sire who made the biggest impact on the TRC Global Rankings in the week that ended on Sunday.

‘Heavily oversubscribed’ Expert Eye has every chance of making a mark at stud

‘Heavily oversubscribed’ Expert Eye has every chance of making a mark at stud

You only need to look at how the Juddmonte Farms roster has evolved over the years to see that the decision to add a new horse to it is never taken lightly.

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