Keyword: claiming rules

  • Jerry Jamgotchian

    End of Road for ‘Claiming Rule’ Challenge

    Owner Jerry Jamgotchian’s lengthy battle to overturn Kentucky regulations that restrict when and where a horse can run after being claimed in the state has hit the end of the road following the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of his petition.

  • Pennsylvania Grants Owner 'Jail-Time' Waiver

    Thoroughbred owner Jerry Jamgotchian, who is suing the Indiana Horse Racing Commission over so-called "jail-time" claiming rules, has received a waiver of the rule from Pennsylvania for a horse he recently claimed there.

  • Racing at Del Mar

    California Again Amends Rule to Void Claims

    A claim made on a horse running in California will be voided if the animal is placed on the official veterinarian's list as lame or unsound following the race, under a rule adopted by the state's horse racing board Feb. 21.

  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy

    NY Regulators to Adopt Shock Wave Standards

    New York regulators are expected to adopt a rule Nov. 29 setting new standards for the use of shock wave therapy on Thoroughbred horses, and should also make permanent an existing rule impacting claiming races.

  • Jamgotchian Puts Claiming Rule to the Test

    A horse claimed recently by prominent owner Jerry Jamgotchian will be permitted to race at Penn National Race Course, even though there are rules in Kentucky precluding such horses from being entered at other tracks.

  • Kentucky Claiming Rule to Be Challenged

    Kentucky regulators do not plan to rescind or waive a rule regarding when claimed horses can run in out-of-state races, despite the threat of a lawsuit from prominent owner Jerry Jamgotchian.

  • CHRB Suspends Claimed Horse Entry Rule

    The California Horse Racing Board's executive director has issued a directive suspending the rule regarding entry of claimed horses and said the board will consider reinstatement of the rule at its regular meeting Thursday, Mach 19.

  • Model Rules Proposed for Toe Grabs

    The Model Rules Committee of the Association of Racing Commissioners International approved several recommendations, including restrictions on the use of toe grabs and annual continuing education for trainers, during an Aug. 1 meeting in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella, speaking at Symposium on Racing & Gaming.

    Momentum Gains for Changes in Claiming Rules

    A suggestion from Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella that rules for claiming races be changed to protect against horses with physical problems being passed along as "hot potatoes" to someone else appears to be taking root.