Keyword: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

  • Kentucky Purse Regulation Will Be Reviewed

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will review a regulation that permits tracks to withhold all purses from a day of racing when there is a suspicious post-race test for any horse racing that day.

  • Lisa Underwood

    2012 Kentucky Racing Dates Approved

    With only a slight modification from the original proposal approved previously by a committee, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Oct. 24 unanimously OK'd 2012 racing dates for the state's racetracks.

  • Lisa Underwood

    Underwood to Step Down from KHRC Post

    Lisa Underwood said Oct. 24 she will step down as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to take a job with Wyatt, Tarrant, and Combs, a law firm for which she had worked previously.

  • Geary: Ellis Park Could Lure Casino Customers

    The president of Ellis Park said Oct. 24 he believes implementation of Instant Racing could attract some of the customers in the area who have been whetting their gambling appetite at a nearby Indiana casino.

  • Churchill Downs will race 59 days in 2012.

    KY Dates Requests Generate Discussion

    The frustrations of those involved in Kentucky horse racing surfaced Oct. 11 when a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission committee considered requests for 2012 racing dates from the state's racetracks.

  • Salix

    Little Opposition to KY Drug Rule Changes

    If the tepid response at an Oct. 10 meeting at Keeneland is any indication, horsemen have little or no opposition to stiffer medication guidelines being considered by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

  • Woodard Horses Ordered to Vacate Turfway Park

    Trainer Joe Woodard, second in the nation in victories this year, was ordered to remove his horses from Turfway Park after he scratched six horses entered Sept. 16 with about 30 minutes to post time for the first race.

  • Instant Racing Machine

    Kentucky Downs: 'Canary in the Coal Mine'

    Amid the uncertainty of reception in the marketplace and a lingering legal challenge, Kentucky Downs officially christened expanded pari-mutuel wagering via Instant Racing machines during an evening reception Aug. 30.

  • Tab in Life At Ten Case Exceeds $100,000

    A probe into Life At Ten's performance in last year's Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic and subsequent hearings into whether chief steward John Veitch violated any racing rules has cost the parties involved more than $100,000.

  • Kentucky Downs

    KY Downs' Instant Racing to be First Class

    The president of Kentucky Downs said the track is nearing completion of work needed to implement a form of Instant Racing and that it will be a "first class" operation and that the opening date will be announced soon.

  • Corey Johnsen

    Johnsen: Instant Racing to Boost Industry

    The president of Kentucky Downs says action by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission July 14 approving a new form of exotic wagering that uses electronic machines will provide an economic and morale boost to the industry.

  • John Veitch

    Veitch: Some Friction Among KHRC Staff

    Possible friction among KHRC staff was part of testimony June 30 on the third and final day of a hearing to examine whether state chief steward John Veitch violated racing regulations.

  • Life At Ten before the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.

    Veitch, Vets Testify in Life At Ten Case

    The chief state steward overseeing racing in Kentucky and several veterinarians testified June 29 that they saw nothing out of the ordinary with Life At Ten prior to her participation in the Ladies' Classic.

  • John Veitch at the June 28 hearing.

    Veitch Defends Actions in Life At Ten Case

    John Veitch, the chief state steward for Kentucky Thoroughbred racing, defended his actions June 28 during a hearing in connection with Life At Ten's run in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Down

  • KTDF Revenue Decline of Concern to Panel

    Members of an advisory committee that oversees the Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund expressed concern June 8 over diminishing revenue for the program as well as one racetrack's suspension of full-card simulcasts.

  • 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.

  • Instant Racing Could Begin Before Ruling

    An attorney for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said it is possible the state's racetracks could be approved to offer a form of "Instant Racing" before the state's Court of Appeals rules on its legality.

  • Changes Sought for KY Breed Incentive Fund

    The Kentucky Breeders' Incentive Fund advisory committee May 10 unanimously approved key changes in the program, which has become an important part of the state's Thoroughbred industry in very challenging times.

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    Dutrow Horse to Remain in Vinery Madison

    A judge has issued a temporary restraining order enjoining the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission from enforcing a license denial to trainer Rick Dutrow so that the horse Amen Hallelujah can compete in the Vinery Madison.

  • Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.

    KHRC Notifies Dutrow of Licensing Procedure

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has notified trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. that he must appear before the regulatory agency's License Review Committee before the commission will consider his license application.

  • John Velazquez

    Attorney Contends Velazquez is Scapegoat

    The attorney for jockey John Velazquez said her client is a scapegoat in connection with the events surrounding last year's Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) in which Life At Ten was eased during the course of the race.

  • Report: Life At Ten Should Have Been Tested

    In reviewing the circumstances surrounding Life At Ten's subpar performance in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has concluded that the filly should have undergone post-race testing.

  • Life At Ten

    KHRC Rules on Life At Ten Situation

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted March 10 that there was probable cause to believe that both jockey John Velazquez and chief state steward John Veitch were in violation of regulations regarding Life At Ten.

  • KBIF to Distribute $10M in Awards

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission announced Feb. 18 that the Kentucky Breeders' Incentive Fund will distribute $10 million in awards to 1,398 breeders of winning horses in eligible races around the world in 2010.