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ESPN Discusses Ontario Racing Crisis

December 28, 2012:

As the clock ticks down to April 1, 2013, ongoing talk of the end of the slots-at-racetracks program and the massive impact it will have on the Ontario horse racing industry has become so commonplace in the provincial media to the point where it almost seems like part of the furniture....read on

Breeders' Cup Returning To NBC

January 23, 2012:

It was announced today that a multi-year agreement has been reached between NBC Sports and the Breeders' Cup for the broadcaster to carry the North American thoroughbred industry's marquee racing series, effective this coming November...read on

Embattled Veitch Fired In Kentucky

November 29, 2011:

It has been reported that John Veitch, chief steward of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, has been fired from his position with the state regulator...read on

Change Comes From Life At Ten Fiasco

October 18, 2011:

On Monday, October 17, the Breeders' Cup and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced that they have implemented changes to their communications to ensure that a situation like what occurred in the 2010 Breeders' Cup with Life At Ten does not happen again...read on

KHRC's Veitch Ruling Months Away

July 4, 2011:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's hearing regarding the actions of its chief steward, John Veitch, concluded late last week. The 66-year-old Hall of Fame trainer defended his actions in the final day of the hearing and stated that his family's reputation was on the line...read on

Vets Talk During Day 2 Of KHRC Hearing

June 30, 2011:

Day 2 of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's hearing into the alleged inaction of its chief steward, John Veitch, heard testimony from commission veterinarians into what did and did not transpire before Life At Ten loaded into the gate to contest the...read on

Veitch Speaks During Kentucky Hearing

June 29, 2011:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission hearing into the alleged inaction of its chief state steward, John Veitch, got underway on Tuesday, June 29...read on

Plonk Points Finger At Horsemen

December 6, 2010:

In a recent op-ed column on ESPN.com entitled 'Pointing the Finger Back at the Horsemen,' writer/horseplayer Jeremy Plonk has said many things that people in the horse racing industry will surely get their backs up over...read on

Breeders' Cup TV Ratings Soar

November 8, 2010:

Sports broadcaster ESPN announced today that the final hour of its Breeders' Cup coverage on Saturday, November 6 was almost three times higher than...read on

POLL: What Sport Is Fixed?

February 5, 2009:

A poll conducted by ESPN The Magazine recently asked readers which sports they think are fixed....read on


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