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  • Tatooing thouroughbreds
  • IF a thoroughbred horse is tattooed from the track why is he never raced

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    02-26-2011, 08:02 PM
Tattooing thoroughbreds

Can a thoroughbred race without having been tattoo'd?
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    02-26-2011, 08:11 PM
In the USA usually any Thoroughbred that is heading to the races needs to be tattoo.
    02-26-2011, 08:12 PM
What about in Canada?
    02-26-2011, 08:36 PM
NO, they can not get a gate card without a tattoo, and they can't race without a gate card. It is possible, though not terribley likely, for them to have a tattoo without having raced, if they break down between getting the gate card and their first race.
    02-26-2011, 09:57 PM
Every horse that races in sanctioned events must be tattooed. I had a Thoroughbred that was definitely trained to race (had it confirmed by the owner/breeder/trainer's vet), but due to unknown reasons, she never made it to the track, and was therefore never tattooed. I believe that its the same in Canada as well. TRPB does tattooing, and its rules apply for both the U.S., and Canada.
    03-14-2011, 08:26 PM
In australia they only need a microchip,brand and papers

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