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hello sir, at our local racetracks, horses which are racing next week are given energy booster shots daily from today till day before the race. what about american racing? how many shots you give to your horses?

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hi  we do not give any shots to horses. the racing commision has all kinds of rules om medication especailly the day befre the race ,  so giving medication to race horses is a very ticky thing to do. we would have to check with our vets on all of the medications that was legal to give to the horse period. thanks ed hess

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Ed Hess

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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