Keyword: hickey

  • Ag Guest-Worker Bill Introduced in Washington

    As many as 1.5 million undocumented farm workers and their relatives currently living and working in the United States could gain legal status under an ambitious agricultural guest-worker plan introduced Jan. 10 on Capitol Hill.

  • Jockeys Insurance Bill Opposed by NTRA, Other Groups

    Several horse industry groups took a strong stand against legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday that would divert revenue from simulcasting to state racing commissions to fund accident insurance for jockeys, exercise riders, and other racetrack workers.

  • Florida Stallion Tour d'Or Dead

    Prominent Florida stallion Tour d'Or, one of the last major stallions stemming from Secretariat's male line, was euthanized in late July after foundering.

  • Stablemates

    <i>By Joe Hickey</i> -- Bonds made as classmates, teammates, roommates, shipmates, and soulmates often last a lifetime. And so, too, can bonds made among stablemates.

  • USDA Moves Step Closer to National Animal ID System

    The American Horse Council reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another step toward the implementation of the National Animal Identification System to trace animal movements in case of a major disease outbreak.

  • AHC Plans Updated Study of Equine Industry's Economic Impact

    The American Horse Council has initiated efforts to update a 1996 study of the economic impact of the horse industry in the United States, which the organization says is critical to the industry's political efforts in Washington D.C.

  • Hickeys Sell Part of Irish Acres in Florida

    Horseman P. Noel Hickey and his wife, Margaret, have sold 153 acres of their 300-acre Irish Acres Farm near Ocala, Fla., for $1.54 million to a trust headed by real estate developer Steve Rudnianyn.

  • Meier Off Indefinitely After Monday Spill

    Jockey Randy Meier broke his shoulder and a rib Monday at Hawthorne after his mount Demon Like bled and collapsed. Both jockey and horse are recovering.