Keyword: kickbacks

  • Furniture tycoon and Thoroughbred owner James McIngvale files suit alleging kickbacks and secret commissions.

    McIngvale Suit Charges Kickbacks to Trainer and Agents

    Prominent racing owner James McIngvale on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit in Texas that in part charged trainer Bob Baffert and Florida-based sales agents J.B. McKathan and Kevin McKathan with receiving secret commissions and kickbacks on "various Thoroughbred racehorses" the Houston furniture industrialist purchased at public auction.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Buyer Beware

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The Jockey Club of England apparently is poised to clamp down on the fleecing of horse owners by banning agents and trainers found to be in serious violation of an industry code of ethics from the country's 59 racecourses.