Texas Racing Commission Delays Action on Historical Racing Rules; Not Part of August Meeting Agenda as Further Study Continues
(Austin, TX - Wednesday, August 6, 2014) - The Texas Racing Commission (TxRC), which received over 13,000 comments regarding approving rules for historical racing machines in Texas, did not put the issue on the agenda for its August meeting. The Commission will continue to study. Commission Chairman Robert Schmidt told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Don’t over read it either way that it’s not coming up this month. We are trying to do our due diligence and be as open and transparent and possible. If you are going to take the time to write the Racing Commission, we need to take the time to read it.” Click here to read the full article in the Star-Telegram. Full Story
TAHC Update: Six New cases of Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed in Central Texas
(Austin, Texas - Wednesday, August 6, 2014) - The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) received confirmation of six new cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in horses in Central Texas. Three new premises are located in Bastrop County and two new premises are in Travis County. One new premises is located in Falls County, the first case reported in this county. Full Story
The July/August Issue of The Texas Horsemen's News is Out
(Austin, Texas - Friday, July 25, 2014) - On July 25, the July/August 2014 issue of The Texas Horsemen's News, the official publication of the Texas Horsemen's Partnership (THP), was distributed electronically to the THP's email list. If you are not already on the THP mailing list, be sure to sign up today. The day after signing up, you will receive an email with a link showing where you can download your copy of the July/August issue. Full Story

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