Keeneland Providing Live Internet Coverage of Sales Task Force Briefing

Keeneland Providing Live Internet Coverage of Sales Task Force Briefing
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Sales integrity task force chairman Cot Campbell.
Thursday's media briefing from the Sales Integrity Task Force at Keeneland will be offered live on the Keeneland Web site at http://www.keeneland.com at 11 a.m. (EST).

At the briefing, task force chairman W. Cothran "Cot" Campbell will update the media on recent task force findings and recommendations, as well as present its recently drafted Code of Ethics.

"The primary focus of this briefing is to bring the media up to date so they can report on recent task force efforts," said Keeneland communications director Jim Williams. "However, we know that the topics being discussed are of great interest to the entire industry and the live stream will give people in the industry an opportunity to watch and listen."

Campbell said "six or seven" people, including himself, will be involved in the presentation of an auction Code of Ethics.

Campbell said previously that "significant steps have been taken" by the task force to ensure that sale participants are treated fairly. The Code of Ethics is expected to address such issues as dual agency and disclosure of veterinary treatment of auction horses.

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