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Tagged With: thoroughbred horses

Racing Commissioners Are Not Looking for the Welfare of Horses

My friend, Ray Paulick¬†¬†has brought the story of Star Plus to light. The first thing I want to say is thank you to Earle Mack for trying to do the right thing by the horses. By making sure there is a covenant in the bill of sale, Earle did what was responsible and expected to … Continue reading »

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TRF: Good work being done

On Wednesday, Joe Drape wrote an article in the New York Times highlighting the alleged difficulties of the Thoroughbred Retirement Fund. In the article, Drape claims that TRF has not taken care of the horses that are under its care and has run at a financial deficit for the last two years. I have no … Continue reading »

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What will you do with your horse when it’s done racing?

A recent article in the Saratogian highlights an important point that often goes disregarded in racing circles: What happens to a horse once it is done racing? An owner of a race horse has an obligation to make sure that the animal does not end up in the kill pen once its racing days are … Continue reading »

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Equine Law: Am I Just Horsing Around?

One of my favorite areas of practice is my equine law specialty. No, I am not just horsing around! Since 1977, my family has owned and raced thoroughbred horses. We have been fortunate enough to race horses throughout North America and presently run horses at Aqueduct. We have raced at tracks from Oaklawn Park to … Continue reading »

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