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  • Eddington's First Winner

    Grade I winner Eddington came through with his first winner when his son Silenceofthewind won June 25 at Newcastle in England.

  • KY Commission Endorses Governor's VLT Plan

    Citing threats to the state's racing and breeding industries from other states in which alternative gaming boosts purses and breeding programs, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission June 9 unanimously endorsed a plan for video lottery terminals at racetracks that was unveiled earlier in the day by Gov. Steve Beshear.

  • KHRC Panel Approves Helmet Regulation

    A committee of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved a proposed regulation that would mandate safety helmets be worn by all licensed personnel--including exercise riders and trainers during morning training times--at all of the state's tracks.

  • KY May Move to License Training Centers

    The possible regulation of training centers in Kentucky was the focal point of discussion Dec. 1 during a meeting of the safety and welfare committee of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

  • Bernice Lavin, Wife of Leonard Lavin, Dead

    Bernice Lavin, wife of Glen Hill Farm owner Leonard Lavin, died Oct. 29 at her home in the northern Chicago community of Glencoe after a lengthy illness.

  • Champion Producer Dream Team Dead

    Dream Team, a grade I winner and dam of champion sprinter Orientate, died June 7 from complications from foaling a Gone West colt two days earlier at Gainesway Farm (Antony Beck, president) near Lexington.

  • Lavin Foundation Donates $2M for Relief, Rebuild

    The Family Foundation of Leonard and Bernice Lavin, owners of Glen Hill Farm in Ocala, Fla., have donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid New Orleans evacuees from Hurricane Katrina, and $1 million to help rebuild Tulane University and the Tulane Medical Center, which suffered significant storm damage.

  • Keeneland's Ted Bassett Retires as Board Chairman

    James E. (Ted) Bassett III, who has helped lead the Keeneland Association for the past 33 years, retired as chairman of the board Wednesday morning at the Keeneland board of directors meeting.

  • KTA/KTOB Elects Board of Directors

    Though officers remain the same, there are several new members of the board of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, which recently held its election.