Apprentice Tameka Lawrence wants to make good after injury, COVID-19

Most jockeys would be devastated and heartbroken if they were to endure almost two years without booting home a winner but not apprentice Tamicka Lawrence. Instead, the young rider says she is using her disappointments as stepping stones for better things to come. Being a female jockey isn’t an easy profession, but with the requisite […]

US RACING: Drug reportedly in Charlatan's test is lidocaine

Lidocaine, which The New York Times reports is the substance for which Arkansas Derby (G1) winner Charlatan tested positive, is most commonly used as a local anaesthetic and has legitimate medical purpose, a leading racing regulator says. News broke Tuesday that two post-race samples from Arkansas Derby day had not yet cleared, but still needed to […]