Keyword: Kelli Talbott

  • High Court Upholds WVRC on Ejection Appeals

    The Supreme Court of Appeals in West Virginia has ruled the state racing commission has the power to place the burden of proof on racetracks should they choose to eject permit-holders from their facilities.

  • WV Panel OKs Penalty System, Drug Thresholds

    The West Virginia Racing Commission May 20 signed off on several new regulations, including one that will allow the state to participate in the multiple medication violation penalty system that is part national model rules.

  • WV to Tackle Latest Round of Model Rules

    Thoroughbred industry stakeholders in West Virginia will meet May 6 to consider changes in the state's racing rules, including a few related to the National Uniform Medication Program.

  • Wehrman Ban Upheld; Grove Appeals Ruling

    The WVRC Sept. 24 upheld a hearing examiner's recommendation that Randy Wehrman, the former racing secretary at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, be barred from seeking an occupational permit for two years.

  • WV Issues Support for Uniform Medication Plan

    The West Virginia Racing Commission Feb. 26 approved a resolution agreeing in principle with the effort to bring uniform medication, penalty, and testing rules to racing jurisdictions in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

  • Salix (furosemide)

    WV Sets Salix Meeting; Updated Rules Filed

    The West Virginia Racing Commission has officially scheduled a meeting for Sept. 17 to take comments from industry representatives on the use of furosemide, also known as Salix or Lasix, on race day.

  • WV Rules Allow Ejected Licensees to Appeal

    The West Virginia Racing Commission, in the wake of a state Supreme Court of Appeals decision, has amended some procedural rules to specifically allow occupational permit holders to appeal racetrack ejections.

  • Jockey Ejection Arguments Heard in WV Court

    Parties in a two-year-old case involving the ejection of seven jockeys from Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races made their arguments Sept. 20 in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

  • Montaineer Race Track

    New WV Rules of Racing Take Effect July 10

    An overhaul of the West Virginia rules of racing, including revisions in the area of equine medication and penalties, has passed the state legislature. The document was filed April 11 with the Secretary of State.

  • WV Panel Pursues Appeal on Exclusion Cases

    The West Virginia Racing Commission voted unanimously Dec. 7 to pursue an appeal of a ruling by a circuit court that said it can't conduct hearings into exclusion cases at Charles Town Races & Slots.