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Guilfoil Takes Over In Kentucky

January 26, 2016:

Governor Matt Bevin appointed Barren County native Marc A. Guilfoil as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) Secretary David Dickerson announced today....read on

Changes Continue At KY Commission

January 25, 2016:

News broke over the course of the weekend that John Ward is out as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission....read on

Kentucky Commission Chair Steps Down

December 1, 2015:

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Chairman Robert ‘Bob’ Beck announced today that he will step down from his post effective December 7, 2015....read on

Red Mile’s 2016 Race Dates Finalized

October 27, 2015:

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission met Monday (October 26) and approved a traditional schedule of racing for the Red Mile for 2016....read on

Keeneland-Red Mile: Simulcast Partners

May 5, 2015:

Keeneland Race Course has filed a request with the state's Horse Racing Commission to move its simulcasting to The Red Mile. There has been no Thoroughbred simulcasting at The Red Mile since the late 1990s, when ownership sold the Thoroughbred rights to Keeneland for $4 million....read on

Commission Passes Lasix Proposal In KY

March 24, 2015:

On Monday, March 23, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted 8-4 in favour of allowing racetracks in the state to card races in which participating horses will not be allowed to be given race-day anti-bleeding medications....read on

KY Ethics Bill Moves To Full Senate

February 27, 2015:

Earlier this week, the Senate State & Local Government Committee in Kentucky passed a bill that calls for members of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to adhere to the state’s executive ethics code, which also applies to members of similar state boards....read on

Multiple Racing/Gaming Bills In KY

February 25, 2015:

There are currently a handful of horse racing-related bills in Kentucky that are of interest to those in the industry, and a story by The Courier-Journal gives an overview of each of them....read on

Asmussen, Blasi Cleared Of Wrongdoing

January 16, 2015:

After conducting a ten-month investigation into allegations of equine abuse against prominent U.S. Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen and one of his assistant trainers, Scott Blasi, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has determined that the horsemen did not abuse racehorses that were in their care....read on

Update On Thunder Ridge

December 3, 2014:

On Tuesday, December 2, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved a measure which will see Keeneland take over the assets of harness racetrack Thunder Ridge Raceway and ‘move’ the track to another location where Quarter Horse racing is expected to take place....read on

Judge Rules In Favour Of Veitch

December 1, 2014:

Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate has ruled that former Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Racing Steward John Veitch was improperly terminated in 2011 and that he should be reinstated and receive back wages....read on

Sires Future Wager Discussed

November 26, 2014:

In the ever-expanding gaming landscape, proposition bets, more commonly known as ‘prop bets,’ cover everything from what type of hat an anthem singer will wear to whether or not the power will go out during a sporting event. Given that, is a wager based on which sire will see his offspring win a particular horse race that far fetched? Apparently not....read on

Cobalt Linked To Increased Bleeding?

November 13, 2014:

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Equine Medical Director Dr. Mary Scollay has told a legislative subcommittee in the state that new research is showing that the use of cobalt on equines could contribute to exercise-induced respiratory hemorrhaging....read on

Thunder Ridge To Lose Licence?

October 24, 2014:

Officials from Keeneland have announced that they have a financial deal in place to acquire the racing licence for Standardbred track Thunder Ridge....read on

Instant Racing Partnership In Kentucky

October 22, 2014:

It has been announced that the Red Mile and the Keeneland Association have agreed, through a new joint venture, to consolidate their efforts around historical racing in Fayette County into the development of a single facility....read on


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