Articles posted August 28, 2009

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Kathy Walsh to Enter Washington Hall of Fame

Kathy Walsh to Enter Washington Hall of Fame

Kathy Walsh, one of the nation's most successful woman trainers, has been voted into the Washington Racing Hall of Fame for 2009. Jockey Lennie Knowles, 1961 Longacres Mile winner Sparrow Castle, and breeders Wilbur and Marianne Stadelman will join Walsh Sept. 13 at Emerald Downs.

Horses Top Kentucky Ag Receipts in 2008

Cash receipts from sales of horses and stud fees in Kentucky again made equines the top agriculture product in 2008, according to state agriculture commissioner Richie Farmer.

'On-Call' Stewards Program Launched

The Racing Officials Accreditation Program has developed an On Call Stewards Program so that a designated racing official will be available during telecasts of major racing events to explain the rules of racing if an unusual event occurs in a race

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