Ron Mitchell

Ron Mitchell is the Online Editor for www.bloodhorse.com

Pros, Cons of Instant Racing Aired in KY

A public hearing designed to gauge public opinion about a proposal to permit "Instant Racing" type wagering in Kentucky became a faceoff between representatives of the state's horse industry and the Family Foundation.

KY Trainer Mattingly Suspended 90 Days

Stewards at Ellis Park have suspended trainer James E. Mattingly for 90 days after a horse he trained tested positive for two prohibited substances and he was found in possession of syringes and hypodermic needles.

Brown Appeals Rachel Alexandra Ruling

Consultant Jerry Brown, who was awarded $25,000 for his role in the sale of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has appealed that ruling, contending that he is owed more than $4.7 million.

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