Ohio Thoroughbred Racing News

Sep 6th 2022

Lasix Rule Changes Beginning October 1, 2022

The following changes to the lasix rule will begin on October 1st, 2022 at all Ohio tracks; race day lasix administration will only be allowed on track no later than four hours prior to the scheduled post time for the horse’s race. The administration of Amicar will no longer be permissible on race day.

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Sep 2nd 2022

Ohio HBPA 2022 Election Results

Top three in each category have been elected to serve a four-year term on the Ohio HBPA board. Fourth place finisher in each category will serve as an alternate for the next two years. Trainer or Owner/Trainer Candidates Nancy Adams 59 votes Susan Anderson 111 votes Joe Poole 114 votes Mike Rone 111 votes Owner Candidates Linda Carrera 69 votes Michael Friedman 68 votes Brian Poe 83 votes George Sikora 92 votes Kimpton Williams 64…

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Aug 30th 2022

Dave Basler’s Response to THA Press Release

As I have said before I’m not going to call anyone out on HISA until they publicly make statements. The THA made a public statement today which you can read in this post. Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association: HISA Lawsuits ‘A Distraction Lacking Substance’ Rightfully, they are taking heat from their membership as to why they aren’t fighting HISA in court just as the HBPA is. Instead of admitting their errors in supporting HISA the THA has…

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Aug 12th 2022

Ohio HBPA and Others File Lawsuit to Intervene in Louisiana District Court

The Ohio HBPA, along with 13 other HBPA affiliates, North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians, several racetracks and the state of Oklahoma Friday afternoon August 12th filed a lawsuit seeking to intervene as plaintiffs in the Louisiana AG, Louisiana HBPA, Jockeys’ Guild et al. lawsuit versus HISA. The filing can be found below; Proposed Complaint in Intervention 8-12-2022

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Jul 5th 2022

HISA Safety Regulations

Below are the HISA safety regulations which became effective nationwide for tracks simulcasting under the IHA on July 1st. The 2200 series beginning on page 454 are the regulations which have the most direct impact on horsmen. 2000.Safety+Rules.Fed+Register.rules (1)

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Jun 23rd 2022

HISA Draft Letter for Congressmen

The draft letter below can be used to write or email your congressmen expressing your concerns regarding HISA. If you do not know who your Senator or House Representative is you can find that information here. www.congress.gov/members/find-your-member June 23, 2022 RE: Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act Senator or Representatives Name Address Dear Senator or Representative ________________ : At this time, as a member of the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association which represents more than…

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