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Horses will run Lasix free

The Maryland Jockey Club (MJC), The Stronach Group and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) have reached an agreement for a Lasix-free pilot program through 2023. The deal will facilitate Lasix-free races for 2-year-old horses, Lasix-free graded stakes, a minimum number of racing days per week during any MJC meet and a substantial increase in […]

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MJC takes stand on Lasix

In accordance with the national movement that was initiated by the Thoroughbred horse industries in California, Florida, Kentucky and New York, the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC) has informed the Maryland Racing Commission (MRC) of its plans to restrict races for two-year-old horses to those whose connections elect not to administer the drug Lasix on race […]