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  • Mi Centinela Favored in Uruguay's Ramirez

    With two-time winner Hielo declared from the race by trainer Pico Perdomo, Gran Premio Nacional (Uru-I) winner Mi Centinela takes over the favorite's role in the group I Clasico Gran Premio Jose Ramirez Jan. 6 in Uruguay.

  • Steve Beshear

    Pro-Casino Beshear Speaks at Horse Industry Fundraiser

    Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear, speaking before an enthusiastic group of horse owners and breeders Sept. 6, said he will not only work to get a casino measure passed by the state legislature but should that happen, will travel the state to promote passage of the measure.

  • KEEP Announces Endorsement in Gubernatorial Race

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project's board of directors announced June 25 its endorsement of the Steve Beshear-Daniel Mongiardo ticket in the 2007 Kentucky gubernatorial campaign.

  • Fletcher Supports Funding for Horse Park Improvements

    Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher announced his support for the funding of three major improvements at the Kentucky Horse Park: a new outdoor stadium, an expansion of the new covered equine arena and comprehensive improvements of the park's 30-year-old road network.

  • Governor Ernie Fletcher authorizes breeder incentives.

    Fletcher OKs Incentive Fund for Non-Race Breeds

    Governor Ernie Fletcher signed an emergency regulation Dec. 15 to implement the Kentucky Horse Breeders' Incentive Fund, which will encourage and support excellence in non-race breeds in the commonwealth.

  • KTOB Asks for State Investigation of Strangles Outbreak

    The Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders sent a letter to Gov. Ernie Fletcher April 8 requesting a state investigation regarding the equine bacterial disease strangles and its recent spread from Kentucky to Florida and then back.

  • Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher, attended equine drug research council meeting.

    Revision of Kentucky Medication Rules Looms

    The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council, which met Dec. 21 for the first time since the fall of 2003, has mostly new members and a new agenda that includes updated and cohesive regulations and perhaps major changes to the state's race-day medication policy for Thoroughbred racing.

  • KHRA Gives Go Ahead on Jockey Ads

    Hours after a federal judge Thursday ruled in favor of five jockeys being allowed to wear advertising in Saturday's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), the Kentucky Horse Racing Authority suspended its rule barring commercial logos, thus allowing all jockeys in Kentucky to wear advertising.

  • Pat Valenzuela, has been given permission to resume riding.

    Valenzuela Gets Stay of Suspension; To Resume Riding April 25

    Having been persuaded by information and testimony that the most recent troubles of jockey Patrick Valenzuela were due to clinical depression, not substance abuse, and that Valenzuela's depression is being successfully treated, the chairman of the California Horse Racing Board Friday issued a temporary stay of Valenzuela's suspension until an appeal of the decision by Santa Anita Park stewards to suspend him through December 31 is completed.

  • Congressman Ernie Fletcher

    In Support Of

    <i>By Ernie Fletcher</i> -- Both Kentucky gubernatorial candidates were posed the following question: "Why should the horse industry in Kentucky support you for governor?" Here is the response by candidate Ernie Fletcher.

  • Kentucky Governor Candidate Speaks to Farm Managers

    Kentucky Attorney General Ben Chandler, who is running as the Democrat candidate for Governor of the state, addressed expanded gaming while speaking to the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club on Tuesday.