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  • Kentucky to Tackle Drug Compounder Concerns

    In a 12-month period that has seen drug compounders linked to horse deaths at a training center and integrity issues at the track, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is researching ways it could add regulatory oversight.

  • Kentucky Horse Racing Commissioner Ned Bonnie

    Bonnie Wants Investigation of Derby Day Race

    Kentucky Horse Racing Commissioner Ned Bonnie suggested the regulator bring in outside help to investigate the events surrounding the victory by Masochistic in the third race on the May 3 Kentucky Derby day card at Churchill.

  • Ned Bonnie: Why I'm Joining WHOA

    Kentucky attorney Ned Bonnie, member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, lays out his argument for joining the Water Hay Oats Alliance and for supporting federal oversight of medication use in horse racing.

  • Call Issued for Major Changes in Drug Policy

    Federal intervention is the only way horse racing can resolve issues surrounding equine medication use, drug testing, and sufficient investigatory programs, said an attorney, also a Kentucky racing commissioner, May 2.

  • Churchill Downs

    Churchill Applies for September Race Dates

    After much deliberating, KHRC committee members voted to reconvene at a later date to make their final recommendations for 2013 race dates in question to the full commission, which meets Oct. 17.

  • Race-Day Medication Pros and Cons Debated

    The pros and cons of race-day medication in racehorses were debated Nov. 14 during a lengthy meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Race Day Medication Committee at the state Capitol.

  • KY Drug Council Targets Corticosteroids

    The Kentucky Drug Equine Research Council, citing a need to explore use of corticosteroids in racehorses, agreed Feb. 9 to take bids for research into one of the drugs in the research planning phase.

  • Aspects of ADW Hashed Out in Kentucky

    A Nov. 19 discussion of proposed regulations for advance deposit wagering in Kentucky drew calls for disclosure of revenue and concerns over the impact ADW is having on purses in the state.

  • KY Out-of-Competition Penalties Divisive

    An effort to finalize proposed regulations on out-of-competition testing of horses in Kentucky erupted into a lively debate over penalties when two panels met in joint session via teleconference Aug. 31.

  • KY Out-of-Competition Regs Closer to Reality

    Two committees of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission have agreed on a set of regulations that will pertain to out-of-competition testing that is being pushed through before the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 5-6.

  • KY Commission Approves Jockey Ad Regulations

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has unanimously approved new regulations on jockey advertising, requiring that any agreements between riders, owners, and sponsors, file those documents with the regulatory body.

  • Jockey Derby Advertising Again at Issue

    The annual controversy over advertising on jockeys' pants at the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) resurfaced May 11 during two meetings of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

  • Kentucky Has New Equine Drug-Testing Contract

    The company that conducts equine drug testing in Great Britain but which has not been involved in testing of horses in America has been awarded the contract to handle the testing of horses racing in Kentucky.

  • KY Racing Panel Seeks Search/Seizure Ruling

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's rules committee has voted to seek an attorney general's opinion on whether the full commission has the legal right to conduct searches of vehicles and living quarters on track property.

  • RCI Recognizes Underwood, Bonnie

    The Association of Racing Commissioners International has named Kentucky Horse Racing Commission executive director Lisa Underwood the winner of its Len Foote Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to horse racing. The award is given each year to the executive director who best demonstrates the attributes of leadership and achievement.

  • Time, Money in Short Supply as Industry Tackles Drugs

    Time and money are two of the major roadblocks as the horse racing industry struggles to come to terms with medication, drug testing, and security, officials said March 4 during the joint annual meeting of Harness Tracks of America and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations.

  • Drug Consortium Forms Committee to Tackle Security

    The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium has approved policy language on race-day use of Salix and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, as well as environmental contaminants, and also formed a subcommittee to review race-day security practices.

  • Kentucky Commission Fires Back at State Agency

    The chairman of the Kentucky Racing Commission says an investigation of a personal services contract awarded for a review of drug research is an attack on the racing commission and Thoroughbred industry in the state.

  • Kentucky Legislation Would Empower Drug Council

    Two bills introduced in the Kentucky legislature would permit officials to spend money on drug research pertinent to the horse racing and breeding industries out of state if they so desire. Current statute mandates the money stay at Kentucky research facilities.

  • Furosemide a Priority, But Council Bogs Down

    Kentucky's Equine Drug Council has identified research into furosemide (Salix) use and quantification as the top priority for 2002, but the council on Wednesday decided proposed research projects and its budget for next year required further review.

  • Kentucky HBPA Targets Drug Council's Conduct

    The Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has taken issue with the conduct of the state's Equine Drug Council and has asked the Kentucky Racing Commission to make sure the council complies with regulations.

  • Kentucky Moves Toward Stronger Drug-Testing Program

    In keeping with the quest for what they call the best equine drug-testing program in the country, Kentucky racing commissioners on Wednesday officially opened the bidding for the state's drug-testing contract. The commission unanimously approved the request for proposal, a thick document that was four months in the making.