Articles posted December 6, 2002

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New Workers' Comp Plan Launched in California

A new workers' compensation insurance program for California's backstretches went into effect Friday with the promise of bringing costs back to manageable levels.

Former ABC Sports Head Roone Arledge Remembered

Former ABC Sports Head Roone Arledge Remembered

Thomas H. Meeker, president and chief executive officer of Churchill Downs Inc. and president of Triple Crown Productions, issued a statement regarding the recent death of Roone Arledge, who previously served as president of ABC News and ABC Sports during his career.

Chauffe Au Rouge Owner Suspended 60 Days

The Texas Racing Commission voted 4-2 Wednesday to suspend James Donnan 60 days from his owner's license for submitting an incorrect Texas-bred accreditation statement to the Texas Thoroughbred Association for Chauffe Au Rouge, who went on to win two stakes races restricted to Texas Thoroughbreds.

Japanese Quintet Hopeful For Hong Kong Glory

Equaling the famous haul of three wins in the Hong Kong International Races last year might be a tall order, but the connections of the quintet of Japanese contenders for this year's Hong Kong races are more than hopeful of at least one race going for export across the East China Sea.

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