Justify favored to win third leg of the Triple Crown

Before American Pharoah won all three races in the Triple Crown series in 2015, it had been nearly 40 years since another horse had earned the distinction. Now, only three years after American Pharoah’s victories, another horse is favored to earn the crown this weekend.

The Triple Crown is a series of three races for […]

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Food Safety

Beyond drug-resistant bacteria – Journal of Environmental Quality Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal safety, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food Safety

The “Guide to Guidance”: The Final Rules Are Out, But You’re Still Confused? (You’re Not Alone!) – The Acheson Group The first two final rules of FSMA have been published and […]

American Pharoah is one race away from joining busy brothers on the stud farm

In its 31st year, this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Classic will showcase some of the best thoroughbred race horses, including Triple Crown champion American Pharoah. Competing in the final race of his career, if he can deliver one last time he would become the first horse to win the so-called Grand Slam: the Triple Crown plus […]

Tox Tuesday: Anti-doping agency proposed for horse racing

Just as American Pharoah’s conquest of the Triple Crown ended 37 years of drama in the horse racing industry, a bill recently introduced into Congress aims to eliminate another type of drama that has surrounded the industry for decades: drug abuse.

As stated in a recent article, representatives Andy Barr, R–Kentucky, and Paul Tonko, D–New […]

It’s science: odds are against Triple Crown winner

When the eight horses line up at the 2015 Belmont Stakes this Saturday, all eyes will be on American Pharoah as he attempts to be just the 12th horse in history and the first in 37 years to win the elusive American Triple Crown.

However, with wins at the both the Kentucky Derby and the […]