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Allegations of horse abuse focus on acclaimed trainer Steve Asmussen, assistant

ALBANY, N.Y. - Racing Hall of Fame-nominated trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators in New York and Kentucky after an animal rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-21/allegations-horse-ab
Congressman seeks uniform drug, medication standards sought in horse racing

...has been under scrutiny for years because of numerous medication violations, including among top trainers, such as Steve Asmussen, Todd Pletcher, Bill Mott and Bob Baffert.Penalties, such as fines and suspensions, have been inconsistent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-29/congressman-seeks-uniform-drug-me
Owner Ahmed Zaya realizes his Kentucky Derby dream

...developed a leg injury that ended his career.In 2011, Zayat was back on the Derby scene with Nehro, trained by Steve Asmussen. Like Pioneerof the Nile, Nehro gained the lead in Churchill Downs' home stretch, only to be swallowed up by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-02/owner-ahmed-zaya-rea
Untapable favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

...of the early 5-2 favorite for the 1?-mile race."We're expecting a big race out of her," said trainer Steve Asmussen, whose best finish in the Distaff was second with My Miss Aurelia two years ago.Asmussen followed a similar game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-30/untapable-favored-br
Shared Belief favorite for Breeders Cup Classic

...break from the No. 10 post under Rosie Napravnik in the field of 11."I look for a huge race from her," trainer Steve Asmussen said.Untapable won her first four starts this year, as did Close Hatches, the 3-1 second choice. Defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-27/shared-belief-favori
Overtime

...Olympics the following year. Horse RacingTrainer cleared of allegationsKentucky racing regulators have cleared trainer Steve Asmussen of abuse allegations made by an animal-rights group that claimed it had videotape evidence that thoroughbreds in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-15/overtime
Marshall: California Chrome, Untapable showdown on hold

...Untapable both hold form, the dream could become reality this August in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga.Trainer Steve Asmussen, noting that Untapable is not robustly built, has stated the belief that his filly needs more than 15 days between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/marshall-california-
Overtime

...the competition in all four races this season, including the Kentucky Oaks, by a combined 31¼ lengths.Trainer Steve Asmussen listed the $1 million Haskell Invitational against the colts on July 27 at Monmouth Park as a possible next race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-28/overtime
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome heads to Preakness

...and his horse impressed some of racing's big-name trainers."I thought he reflected Art Sherman," trainer Steve Asmussen said about California Chrome. "He wasn't overwhelmed by the situation, did what he did and went about his business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/kentucky-derby-winne
Numbers favor trainer Todd Pletcher in Run for the Roses

...Motion, who trained 2011 Derby winner Animal Kingdom, is back with Ring Weekend, who won the Tampa Bay Derby.Steve Asmussen trains Tapiture, the Southwest Stakes winner. He's under investigation after an animal rights group alleged mistreatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-26/numbers-favor-traine