Trainer in Neglect Case Suspended in Kentucky

Chad Moore suspended pending an appearance before Turfway Park stewards.

A trainer who allegedly left several Thoroughbred horses either dead or neglected at a Southern Ohio farm has been suspended by Kentucky stewards for “conduct detrimental to racing.”

According to information from the Association of Racing Commissioners International database, the trainer, Chad M. Moore, 39, was suspended by Turfway Park stewards pending his appearance before the stewards.
Moore was arrested early Jan. 1, but as of Jan. 2 had not been charged. According to animal control officers in Clermont County, the 30-acre farm owned by Moore’s parents had been abandoned by the trainer, leaving behind at least two dead and six neglected horses.

A trainer listed as Chad Moore on has saddled 17 winners from a total of 149 starters from 2004-2009, for career earnings of $108,517.

Moore, who is also listed as the owner of several of his horses, has trained at such tracks as River Downs and Beulah Park in Ohio; Turfway Park and Churchill Downs in Kentucky; and Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort in West Virginia.