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RunHappy... Horse Racing in America

12/04/2016 by Dr Sid Gustafson

Sid Gustafson reports from the Breeders' Cup in America and gives an insight into the permitted pre-race medication debate...

After a hard rain during the days before, sunshine greeted the Breeders' Cup horses Thursday morning at Keeneland, the home of Lexington’s Thoroughbred racing. The persistent drizzle and Kentucky humidity softened the turf and muddied the main track. Lexington, Kentucky is the horse raising capital of America, a most fitting location for the 2015 Breeders’ Cup, America’s drug-permissive horse racing championship.