James E. "Ted" Gay has been named president of Churchill Downs Interactive, Churchill Downs Inc. officials announced Oct. 8.
To celebrate Keeneland's 75th anniversary, BloodHorse.com presents a video series with Keeneland Presidents Bill Greely, Nick Nicholson, and James E. "Ted" Bassett III. In Part I, taking on job as President, advice, and more. Watch Video
Breeders' Cup has eliminated the job of the 27-year employee who has been chiefly responsible for coordinating domestic and international nominations, entries, and horsemen's services for the racing championship event.
Someone always seems unhappy after the American Graded Stakes Committee meets each fall and announces upgrades or downgrades to the program for the upcoming year. But graded stakes and the American Graded Stakes Committee have stood the test of time.
- By Tom LaMarra
In a proactive measure, the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association issued a proposal for national drug-testing and therapeutic medication policies for substances known to affect the performance of racehorses. The organization hopes to generate dialogue in the industry before the American Association of Equine Practitioners' medication summit Dec. 4 in Arizona.
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