Hickey to be Honored by Kentucky HBPA

Jay Hickey, president of the American Horse Council, will be honored by the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association as its "Man of the Year" for 2000. Hickey will be feted March 19 at the organization's annual awards dinner in Erlanger, Ky.

Hickey will be honored for his legislative endeavors that assisted the pari-mutuel industry last year. The Kentucky HBPA also will honor James Shircliff and William Million, owner and trainer, respectively, of Executor, the "Claimer of the Year" for 2000; and trainer Vickie Foley and Bill Malone, who head a successful racing syndicate based in Kentucky.