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Attorney Contends Velazquez is Scapegoat

Attorney Contends Velazquez is Scapegoat

The attorney for jockey John Velazquez said her client is a scapegoat in connection with the events surrounding last year's Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) in which Life At Ten was eased during the course of the race.

KHRC Rules on Life At Ten Situation

KHRC Rules on Life At Ten Situation

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted March 10 that there was probable cause to believe that both jockey John Velazquez and chief state steward John Veitch were in violation of regulations regarding Life At Ten.

Off-Season Training to End at Turfway?

Off-Season Training to End at Turfway?

In yet another sign of the Kentucky horse industry's economic troubles, Turfway Park has told horsemen it plans to close its barn area in mid-April rather than remain open in the spring and summer as a training center.

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