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Tetrick, Sears Fined For Red Mile Kicking

October 9, 2013:

Drivers Tim Tetrick and Brian Sears, who drove Captaintreacherous and Vegas Vacation to a one-two finish, respectively, in a Tattersalls division last Saturday, October 5, at the Red Mile, have each been fined $500 for kicking their horses in the stretch....read on

Veitch Hired On At Keeneland

September 30, 2013:

It has been reported that former Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Chief Steward John Veitch has been hired on to be an entry clerk and patrol judge this fall at Keeneland Race Course....read on

Bonus Program For Stallion Owners?

May 24, 2013:

Reports indicate that the Kentucky Standardbred Advisory Panel has approved changes to existing regulations that pertain to mare residency rules, getting one step closer to allowing horses to race in the Kentucky Sires Stakes program without a Kentucky-based sire....read on

Veitch Recommended To Be Reinstated

April 29, 2013:

According to a report, a state Personnel Cabinet hearing officer has recommended that former horseman and Kentucky racing steward John Veitch should be rehired with back pay....read on

Update On KHRC-Campbell Hearing

April 22, 2013:

Trot Insider has learned that the hearing regarding the placing of Odds On Equuleus and driver John Campbell from a race last September at The Red Mile was cancelled by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission....read on

KY Changing Sires Stakes Eligibility?

February 8, 2013:

Kentucky Senator Damon Thayer introduced legislation on Thursday that could allow offspring of stallions not standing in Kentucky to race in the state's Sires Stakes program....read on

KHRC Increases Campbell Penalty

November 20, 2012:

When Odds On Equuleus was disqualified earlier this year from a win at the Red Mile, the judges did not fine driver John Campbell as it was determined that his loss of purse was enough punishment. After hearing the connections appeal the decision, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission judges not only denied the appeal but also added a fine....read on

Saratoga Partners With Ellis Park

September 18, 2012:

Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc. (Saratoga), owner of Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, NY, received unanimous approval today by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to enter into an agreement with Ellis Park Race Course (Ellis) in Henderson, Kentucky that provides for an equity ownership stake in Ellis....read on

Saratoga Harness To Buy Into Ellis Park?

September 6, 2012:

It has been reported that Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc., operator of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, is one step closer to purchasing a 30 per cent stake in Ellis Park, the Kentucky thoroughbred racecourse....read on

KY Industry Driving On With Instant Racing

June 27, 2012:

After having suffered what appears to be a small legal blow earlier this month, the proprietors of 'Instant Racing' terminals in Kentucky are affirming their positions and are digging in for more legal ramblings, especially after a shot in the arm by Governor Steve Beshear....read on

Lower KY Court Overturns Legality Of Instant Racing

June 18, 2012:

It has been reported that late last week a court of appeals in Kentucky overturned a ruling which allowed 'instant racing' machines in The Bluegrass State....read on

KHRC Passes T-Bred Lasix Ban

June 13, 2012:

It has been reported that on Wednesday, June 13, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted in favour of a regulation that will see the banning of the race-day administration of furosemide (lasix) in two-year-old thoroughbreds in certain instances effective 2014....read on

KHRC Exec Director To RCI Board

May 8, 2012:

John T. Ward, the newly appointed executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Racing Commissioners International...read on

Comments On KY Race-Day Lasix Issue

April 17, 2012:

Comments have begun to emerge in Kentucky both for and against the use of furosemide (lasix) on days in which horses are racing. The comments have hit the media just one day after the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission found itself deadlocked on a motion to ban the use of the anti-bleeding diuretic on race days, a practice which is only allowed in North America...read on

Lasix Measure Doesn't Pass KHRC Vote

April 16, 2012:

After a supportive vote in a sub-committee earlier in the day, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday, April 16 voted against banning the administration of furosemide (lasix) on days in which horses are racing...read on


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