Keyword: Jockeys' Medical Insurance Panel

  • Dr. Wayne Gertmenian, CEO of the Jockeys' Guild.

    Gertmenian: Tracks, Not Guild, Would Fuel 'War'

    The chief executive officer of the Jockeys' Guild has reiterated his calls for cooperation from the racing industry, and indicated the tracks, not the Guild, would be responsible should there be what he called a "war" between the two industry factions.

  • NTRA commissioner D. G. Van Clief Jr.

    Insurance Panel Hopes to Expedite Recommendations

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys' Medical Insurance Panel has identified several consensus points and hopes to have recommendations in place by Dec. 31, officials said after the panel's first meeting Nov. 22 at Turfway Park in Kentucky.

  • Tracks Line Up Riders; Panel Hopes to Keep Focus

    As two more winter Thoroughbred meets prepare to open, management is lining up commitments from jockeys in the wake of walkouts at Churchill Downs and Hoosier Park. Meanwhile, members of an insurance task force that will meet for the first time Nov. 22 hope to maintain focus and expedite recommendations.

  • Guild's Insurance Strategy Remains Unclear

    The national push for upgraded medical insurance for jockeys could be impacted by turmoil at the Jockeys' Guild, whose members apparently aren't all on the same page in terms of a strategy going forward.