Pennsylvania battles to keep funding Download Now
- By Claire Novak
The Jockeys' Guild is encouraging members to secure their own health insurance as the current policy, the organization's self-funded program, may be terminated as soon as Dec. 31. Meanwhile, Guild officials met with industry representatives Nov. 13 at Keeneland Race Course to seek emergency financial support.
Nine new equine health studies have received grants totaling $248,730 from the Morris Animal Foundation.
The House Banking and Financial Services Committee passed the federal Internet Gambling Funding Prohibition Act.
More than $600,000 that became available through pari-mutuel legislation will be used to fund 26 stakes for Florida-breds at Calder Race Course through the end of the year.
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