Keyword: Bloodstock agents

  • Sanctioned Agent Had Faced Legal Problems

    When Jim Cullen was recently banned from all North American auctions through 2010 as a result of action taken by Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton under the Sales Integrity Program, it marked the latest in a series of business and legal setbacks for the 42-year-old Lexington bloodstock agent.

  • 'Code of Practice' Implemented in Great Britain

    The British Jockey Club announced Tuesday a first-ever bloodstock industry code of practice that spells out the right way to buy and sell horses. It means those who are found to have broken any of the eight guidelines, which take effect Aug. 1, could be punished.

  • Sanan: Regulation of Sales Business Needs 'Teeth'

    Padua Stables' Satish Sanan said there is growing support for his plan to implement a code of ethics and other standards that would govern the Thoroughbred sales industry, either through an industry organization or legislative initiatives.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Ethics Update

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The Jockey Club of England reiterated its call for "increased transparency in bloodstock transactions"; the Belmont Stakes on NBC was reality television at its best.

  • Greatest Game Holds Second Lottery

    The Greatest Game, a program created to encourage more people to join the Thoroughbred industry as owners, held its second matching lottery in Lexington on July 8. The lottery gives individuals who have expressed interest in becoming owners, contact information for three advisors.