Keyword: California Horse Racing Board

  • CHRB Releases Report on Rider's Death

    More than six months after pledging a thorough investigation into the death of jockey Jorge Herrera, the California Horse Racing Board released a summary of its findings Jan. 10.

  • Breeders' Cup Drug Samples All Clear

    All samples collected from horses that ran in the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2-3 have been cleared by the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at UC Davis.

  • CHRB Seeks Answer for Mistaken Pick 5 Payoff

    The California Horse Racing Board is following up on a discrepancy in the payoff for a Sept. 16 Pick 5 payout from Fairplex Park to make sure that no bettors were shorted as the result of takeout computation errors.

  • CHRB Examines New Approach to Voiding Claims

    The California Horse Racing Board, looking to improve upon a rule it approved last year, is considering a change that would void the claim of a horse that is later placed on the official veterinary list for being unsound.

  • Exchange Wagering Rules Approved by CHRB

    Rules governing exchange wagering gained initial approval from the California Horse Racing Board at its meeting Sept. 20, more than a year after the commission had announced its intention to promulgate them.

  • Trainer Gaines Named in Two CHRB Complaints

    Trainer Carla Gaines is the subject of two complaints from the California Horse Racing Board alleging that two fillies in her care both tested positive for levels of testosterone in excess of the authorized amount.

  • CHRB Files Complaint Against Flores

    The California Horse Racing Board has filed a complaint against apprentice jockey Eswan Flores, contending he tested positive for cocaine, according to a statement released by the regulatory agency.

  • Los Alamitos Trainer Farias' License Revoked

    Quarter Horse trainer Adan Farias, arrested last month by federal authorities on money laundering charges involving a notorious Mexican drug cartel, has had his license revoked for two years by the CHRB in an unrelated case.

  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy was one of the topics discussed at the meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International in Saratoga Springs.

    RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

    Given the current climate of Thoroughbred racing, it's no surprise that health, safety, and medications were the primary topics of discussion at a meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International.

  • Deal to Put Santa Anita On TVG Discussed

    Racing from Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields would be available on television network TVG under a content swap currently being negotiated, an executive from The Stronach Group told the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Alameda County Fair Racetrack.

    Pleasanton to Add Paramedic After Fatal Fall

    In the aftermath of a jockey's death as the result of a massive brain injury July 5 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., management has agreed to staff its track ambulance with a licensed paramedic.

  • CHRB Taking Longer Look at Exchange Wagering

    Exchange wagering seems to be getting all the scrutiny it can handle from the California Horse Racing Board. Nearly two years after the concept was signed into law, the board decided to delay implementation June 28.

  • Nick Nolte in a scene from "Luck."

    HBO Cancels 'Luck' After Third Horse Death

    HBO issued a statement March 14 saying it has decided to cancel production of the horse racing drama "Luck" after a horse that was part of the series died the preceding day at Santa Anita Park.

  • California Handle Down Again in 2010-11

    While pari-mutuel handle in California racing continued its free fall during the 2010-11 fiscal year, equine fatalities in the state due to catastrophic racing or training injuries improved during the same period.

  • CHRB Eyes Licensing of Stronach Companies

    A proposal by Frank Stronach to publicly offer shares in six racing companies, each with a 20-horse stable, can legally conduct business in California, a staff report for the state's horse racing board concludes.

  • Santa Anita to Maintain Four-Day Race Week

    Satisfied with its performance so far, Santa Anita Park announced Feb. 22 that it had received permission from the California Horse Racing Board to not add Wednesdays to its current live race schedule during March and April.

  • Jeff Mullins

    Judge Rules for Mullins in Case Against CHRB

    A Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of trainer Jeff Mullins in his case against the California Horse Racing Board, setting aside a 70-day suspension of his license he had been ordered to serve last year.

  • Trainer John Shirreffs

    Shirreffs to Chair CHRB Advisory Panel

    Trainer John Shirreffs has been named to chair a newly created medication advisory panel for the California Horse Racing Board to provide consultation with the agency's medication and track safety committee.

  • Exchange Wagering Grilled at CHRB Meeting

    Exchange wagering in California drew some strong opposition from The Stronach Group and several horsemen's organizations during its first California Horse Racing Board committee hearing Feb. 9 at Santa Anita.

  • CHRB Committee Mulls Exchange Wagering

    Exchange wagering may move one step closer to reality after a California Horse Racing Board committee considers rules and enforcement issues surrounding the new betting system.

  • Harris Warns of Terror Danger After Arson Hit

    California Thoroughbred owner and breeder John Harris, whose cattle farm trucking center was attacked by animal rights activists Jan. 8, warns that the group responsible could also pose a threat to horse operations.

  • TwinSpires Gets Short California Extension

    The California Horse Racing Board agreed Dec. 15 to extend the license of account wagering firm TwinSpires.com after receiving assurance that parent company Churchill Downs Inc. would meet with the Jockeys' Guild.

  • Jockeys' Guild Seeks KY Legislative Support

    The Jockeys' Guild has sent letters to Gov. Steve Beshear and the Kentucky General Assembly, asking that jockeys not be forgotten when the legislature considers any changes in the laws concerning the equine industry.

  • CHRB Defers ADW Licenses Over Guild Insurance

    The decision by Churchill Downs Inc. to drop a longstanding insurance agreement with the Jockeys' Guild could have ramifications in California for the company's advance deposit wagering firm TwinSpires.com.