Keyword: claiming

  • Jamgotchian

    Owner Continues Fight on 'Jail-Time' Rules

    Confident federal courts will smile on his opinion that state "jail-time" rules restricting when and where a claimed horse can race go against federal commerce laws, among others, owner Jerry Jamgotchian will file another lawsuit Oct. 7.

  • Owner Aims to End 'Jail Time' Restrictions

    Owner Jerry Jamgotchian has filed a civil case in U.S. District court that argues an Indiana rule that requires horses claimed in the state to wait at least 60 days before racing outside Indiana is invalid under federal law.

  • Gimme Da Lute (inside) wins last year's Los Alamitos Derby

    Los Alamitos to Run Derby in September

    Los Alamitos Race Course intends on running the next edition of the Los Alamitos Derby (gr. II) during its September meet, a track official said during a California Horse Racing Board meeting March 24.

  • American Pharoah parades at Churchill Downs.
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    Churchill Sees Increase in Fields, Purses

    Churchill Downs' 141st spring meet, which was highlighted by American Pharoah's victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), came to a close June 27 and saw increases in field size and purses.

  • KEDRC Makes Cobalt Policy Recommendation

    The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council will advise the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to adopt policies on the mineral cobalt in line with a Racing Medication and Testing Consortium recommendation.

  • Equibase Adds Voided Claim Information

    Equibase Company has announced that effective immediately it will include in its data feeds, result charts, and Equibase past performance products information on claims that were subsequently voided.

  • Horse Returned, But Entry Clerk Out of a Job

    An Indiana Grand Race Course entry clerk who was fired after pointing out claims that were in violation of state racing regulations said July 30 she has contacted an attorney and plans to pursue legal action.

  • Ken Ramsey

    Ramseys Drop Effort to Have Claim Voided

    Ken Ramsey, who along with his wife Sarah operate the most successful racing stable in North America this year, says the couple is dropping efforts to have a claim of one of their horses voided.

  • Drama Surrounds CHRB Rule Suspension

    The suspension of a California Horse Racing Board rule governing statutory "jail-time" in claiming a Thoroughbred racehorse is just the latest development in a bizarre drama surrounding the controversial regulation.