Keyword: new york Racing and Wagering Board

  • Rick Dutrow Jr.

    Denial of Dutrow's License Upheld in Kentucky

    In a decision that upholds the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's ability to deny racing licenses, a hearing officer has upheld the KHRC's 2011 decision to deny trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. a racing license.

  • Attorney Selected to Run NY Gaming Commission

    A lawyer with a long racing and gambling regulatory background will become the top executive of the New York State Gaming Commission, a new agency that legally comes to life Feb. 1 to oversee all gambling-related industries.

  • NYRA Takeout Error Missed by Other Agencies

    Just days after being praised by state officials for their fiscal openness, officials with the New York Racing Association were enduring a new round of criticism after revelations it had overcharged bettors on exotic wagers.

  • Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.

    Dutrow Decision Due Next Week

    Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. is expected to learn the fate of his career next week when regulators in New York rule whether his alleged use of drugs in racehorses is serious enough to lead them to permanently revoke his license.

  • Dutrow's Legal Rights Denied, Attorney Claims

    Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. was denied attempts by his lawyer to challenge two accusations by New York racing regulators and should get a new hearing before a board of stewards, according to new legal documents filed in the case.

  • Richard Dutrow

    Need for Dutrow Review Called 'Unfounded'

    Attorney Gerard Romski issued a statement Feb. 20 defending his client, trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. He said a request by a regulatory executive for New York to review Dutrow's license is "unfounded and irresponsible."

  • Trainer William Badgett Jr.

    Badgett Appealing TCO2 Positive

    Thoroughbred trainer William Badgett Jr. is facing a 60-day suspension and $1,000 fine by New York regulators after a one of his horses showed excessive levels of TCO2.

  • Trainer Todd Pletcher loses appeal of suspension.

    Appeals Court Upholds Pletcher Suspension

    An appeals court in Albany, N.Y., upheld trainer Todd Pletcher's 45-day suspension and $3,000 fine Dec. 7, dismissing his challenge to the penalties for using an anesthetic on one of his horses too close to a race in 2004.

  • TVG Pact Aids New York Horsemen's Fund

    The New York Racing Association and Television Games Network have reached a $13.5 million deal giving the network exclusive simulcasting rights outside of New York, according to a published report.

  • VLTs Spark Interest in Long-Shut Tioga Park

    An investment group is taking ownership of Tioga Park, shuttered to racing in upstate New York since 1978, with plans to begin Standardbred racing next year in a facility that it hopes will also include a video lottery terminal casino.

  • EPO Testing to Begin in New York Nov. 1

    Testing of post race samples for erythropoietin and darbepoietin antibodies will begin Nov. 1 in New York under an emergency rule approved Oct. 21 by the state's Racing and Wagering Board.

  • NY Wagering Board Approves Rule Change

    The New York State Racing and Wagering Board on Tuesday approved a proposal made by the New York Racing Association last August that would allow stewards more flexibility in determining disqualifications of horses that veer in front of a rival during a race.

  • Vernon Downs Gains Reprieve from Closure

    Vernon Downs, ordered to shut down Dec. 31, won a temporary reprieve Friday when a New York State Supreme Court justice in Albany granted a restraining order holding off the closing for about 30 days.

  • NYRA to Stop Wagering Early at Simulcast Sites

    The New York Racing Association will stop accepting wagers from its simulcast outlets when the first horse enters the starting gate, beginning with the opening of the inner track meeting at Aqueduct on December 4.

  • Former Regulator to Head New York Program

    An upstate New York law school is beginning a new center to study racing and wagering issues, and officials hope it will be in the forefront of tackling various policy issues. The Albany Law School has hired Bennett Liebman, a former state racing and wagering board member, to head its new Program on Racing and Wagering.