Jan 25

1.5% Aftercare Assessment Now Mandatory

A Maryland Racing Commission regulation that will make the 1.5% assessment on claimed horses mandatory […]

Jun 13

Pimlico Special Winner Retired Through Beyond the Wire

Harper’s First Ride, who earned just shy of $700,000 and won the Grade III Pimlico […]

Nov 12

Study Shows Owners of OTTBs Discount Breed Types

A new study has shown that owners of retired Thoroughbred racehorses feel that many stereotypes […]

Aug 7

Agreement Greatly Expands Maryland Aftercare Funding

The recently signed agreement between the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and The Stronach Group will […]

Apr 17

Maryland’S Successful Aftercare Program Continues to Grow

The following column written on behalf of the MTHA appeared in the April 2020 edition […]

Jan 21

Racehorse Retirement: Sometimes It Means A Job On the Backstretch

The Beyond The Wire aftercare program has become a vital component of the Maryland Thoroughbred […]

Aug 28

Beyond the Wire Graduates to Compete in the Retired Racehorse Project Makeover

As the number of racehorses that find placement in second careers through Beyond The Wire […]

May 7

Pre-Preakness Party Benefits Beyond the Wire

By: Press Release America’s Best Racing (ABR) announced today that its sixth annual Pre-Preakness Party […]

Apr 12

Can We Put The “We” In Welfare

Dr. Jennifer Durenberger, who serves as Chief Veterinarian for the New York Racing Association, visited […]

Nov 2

Beyond the Wire Graduate Makes The Right Impression At the RRP

Ponying Off the Track Tom and Clare Mansmann have a knack for off-track Thoroughbreds, there’s […]

May 21

Beyond the Wire An Industry-United Aftercare Initiative

Getting members from various facets of the Thoroughbred industry to come together and agree on […]

Mar 17

Maryland Program Part of Important Aftercare Discussion

Taking care of retired racehorses not only is the ethical thing to do but is […]

Feb 8

Hogan Discusses Injuries and Retirement

Dr. Patty Hogan covered a lot of ground during a presentation at Laurel Park Feb. […]

Dec 23

Beyond the Wire Sponsoring Informational Seminar

Owners, trainers and assistant trainers are encouraged to attend a Feb. 6 seminar on racehorse […]

Aug 31

Hogan Warns Trainers Against “One Last Race” Syndrome

Horsemen gathered at the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. last week to learn more about aftercare […]

Aug 11


The 4-year-old gelding D’ Humerus, officially the first Thoroughbred to be admitted to the new […]

May 30


Beyond The Wire, Maryland racing’s expanded aftercare program, had a successful soft launch Preakness Stakes […]

Apr 10

IFAR To Hold Aftercare Conference In May In Washington

The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses will hold its first conference in Washington […]

Mar 23

Pre-Preakness Party to Benefit TAA

America’s Best Racing (ABR) announced March 20 that its fourth annual Pre-Preakness Party will be […]

Mar 15

Maryland Takes Next Step In Looking After Equine Retirees

After months of discussion and examination, plans for an expanded aftercare program for Thoroughbred racing […]