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Western Newsbeat

This section of the website is updated daily, and features summaries of external articles covering topics of interest to Thoroughbred breeders, owners, trainers and enthusiasts in the Western Region of the United States. Direct links to full news articles from legitimate publications only (no blogs or editorials) are included, although these internet links may expire after a period of time.

Valley Center Horse Rescue Faces Scrutiny, Backlash Over Euthanasia. San Diego Union-Tribune. March 7, 2018. Local and state agencies investigating HiCaliber Horse Rescue of Southern California over concerns about tax issues, code violations and charges of animal cruelty.
Equine Artist Stone Dies At Age 87. BloodHorse. Daily Racing Form. February 5, 2018. Renowned Thoroughbred artist Fred Stone of California died on February 4.
Santa Anita Reviewing Lasix Administration Policies. Daily Racing Form. February 2, 2018. Recent scratches of two horses due to incorrect administration of anti-bleeder medication by third-party veterinarians prompts review of newly enacted policies.
Career In Three-Day Eventing For The Pamplemousse. BloodHorse. February 1, 2018. Grade 3-winning California stallion transitions to sport horse career in Idaho.
Jockeys’ Guild Set For Annual Assembly In December. BloodHorse. November 10, 2017. Educational panels and awards luncheon will highlight December 11-12 event to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Weaver, Lynch Bring Small Strings To Meet. Daily Racing Form. November 8, 2017. Eastern-based trainers Brian Lynch and George Weaver saddling starters during current Del Mar racing season.
Pontiff To El Dorado Farms In Washington. BloodHorse. November 7, 2017. Winning half-brother to prominent sire Pulpit will initiate his stallion career in 2018.
CHRB Committee Recommends Changes To NorCal Race Dates. BloodHorse. October 25, 2017. The Stronach Group, which owns Golden Gate Fields in Northern California, suggests radical changes to the region's summer race dates and county fair race schedule.
Average Daily Handle Up At Albuquerque. Daily Racing Form. October 4, 2017. The Downs at Albuquerque reports increases in average daily handle and average daily purses for its 2017 mixed meet, which concluded on September 24.
Frank Stronach To Put Adena Springs Up For Sale. BloodHorse. Daily Racing Form. October 4, 2017. Leading breeder and prominent racetrack owner Frank Stronach announces plan to sell his flagship 1,800-acre farm in Kentucky in order to shift focus of his breeding program to California and Maryland.
Harris Farms Stakes The Highlight Of Fresno Meet. Daily Racing Form. October 2, 2017. The Big Fresno Fair in California opens its annual nine-day racing season on October 5.