Under the trade name Ventipulmin, the drug helps horses with airway issues but has similar characteristics to anabolic steroids.
Woodbine Entertainment continues to provide horses with the essential care they require while operating its backstretch under very strict guidelines.
Great Canadian addresses horse people's concern related to not being able to find appropriate stabling for their horses with a number of proposals.
Racing is suspended around the world but a few US tracks continue on; Fort Erie set to open backstretch April 12 for its May 26 start.
Stallions, breeding mares and foals arriving at Canadian farms, which keep human numbers in one area to a minimum and sanitizing to the max.
Track aims for 50 racing dates without fans but horse population, lack of US shippers, will be a major concern for Winnipeg track.
Woodbine’s backstretch is restricted to only essential care for horses and regular training operations will not be permitted.
"There will be another race for Mind Control," says trainer of Grade 1 winner who must stay on idle as racing stops in New York.
$35 million card of racing cancelled due to COVID-19; dozens of US-based horses have been on track training for March 28 day of racing.
Strict measures and awareness working at the barn area at Woodbine racetrack as everyone in the Thoroughbred industry hopes for opening day.
The Louisiana Derby for 3-year-olds is on a big card at Fair Grounds, Oaklawn rocked by COVID-19, and California nears lockdown.