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Lear Named Keeneland Trustee

William M. "Bill" Lear Jr. was elected to Keeneland's board of directors and appointed a Keeneland trustee April 15 during the board's semi-annual meeting. He succeeds William T. "Buddy" Bishop III, who died April 3.

Keeneland Trustee Buddy Bishop Dead

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Keeneland Trustee Buddy Bishop Dead

Keeneland trustee William T. "Buddy" Bishop III, whose lifelong service to the track also included positions as director, secretary, and counsel, died Thursday at his home.

Jackson to Push for Licensing of Bloodstock Agents

Jess Jackson, the California winemaker who has been pushing for ethics reform in public and private horse sales since filing suit against three former advisers last September, should have felt right at home Wednesday while addressing a roomful of attorneys attending the University of Kentucky Equine Law Seminar in Lexington.

Retired Trainer Sylvia Bishop Dead

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Sylvia Bishop, the first female African-American licensed to train Thoroughbreds in the U.S., died Dec. 27 in Ranson, W.Va., following a short illness.

Buddy Bishop Retires from Jockey Club

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Edward A. (Buddy) Bishop, who has served as The Jockey Club's registrar since 1984, will retire at year's end and will be succeeded by Rick Bailey.

Gulfstrem Park Race Report: Winds of Change, On and Off Track

With the winds of change swirling hard around the South Florida racing scene, Gulfstream Park opened for its 2001 meet on Jan. 3 with its usual accompaniment of the top horses and outfits from across the East Coast and Midwest. Perhaps appropriately, with a wrecking ball due to demolish the plant once the meet concludes as part of a Magna Entertainment major reconstruction, and a war over racing dates in the offing, the results of a trio of opening week stakes were as likely as Frank Stronach joining Tim Smith for a friendly round of golf.

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