Keyword: race fixing

  • Lenny's Place: Hall of Fame Edition

    Host Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Doug O'Neill about Hall of Fame inductee Lava Man. Lenny also discusses Del Mar, Saratoga, race fixing and more! Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • L-R: Joe Patin, Billy Patin, and LeSean Conyers

    Three Evangeline Downs Jockeys Arrested

    Following an extensive investigation by the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division, three Louisiana jockeys have been arrested and charged for their roles in an alleged race-fixing scheme.

  • Penn National Race Course

    Four at Penn National Face Federal Charges

    Three trainers and a clocker based at Penn National Race Course were arrested Friday, Nov. 22 after a federal grand jury indicted them on fraud charges in connection with races and workouts at the Grantville, Pa. track.

  • Kieran Fallon

    Fallon Loses Appeal of 18-Month Ban

    European top jockey Kieran Fallon, banned from racing for 18 months by the French racing authority, was denied his appeal of the sentence which was issued after a failed drugs test, the <i>Racing Post</i> reported Feb. 8.

  • Hearing Sheds Light on TRPB Investigation, Jockey Bans

    The transcript from a recent hearing before a judge appointed by the Illinois Racing Board brought new details to light concerning the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau's investigation of 10 jockeys banned last December from Florida and Pennsylvania tracks for alleged race-fixing.

  • Amy Back in Saddle After 24 Years on Sidelines

    The newest face in the Belmont Park jockeys' room Oct. 17 also was the oldest. At 51, Jose Amy made his return to the New York jockey colony after more than 24 years during which he was banished for his involvement in a 1970s race-fixing scandal.

  • Dan Liebman

    Fallon's World

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - Journalists live for good stories. More so, good quotes. So, when British jockey Kieren Fallon said the following, it was like music to a columnist's tone-deaf ears: "We all know you can't fix races. It doesn't happen. It does in a fairy-tale world but not in the real world."

  • Additional Claims of Race Fixing in Great Britain Denied

    The British Jockey Club has reacted with disbelief to the claim of Chris Bell of the Ladbrokes bookmaking firm that at least one race a day in Britain is fixed. Bell made his point in an interview with BBC2 Television's "The Money Program," which is set to be broadcast on Tuesday, June 1.

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club Suspends Two Jockeys

    The board of stewards of the Hong Kong Jockey Club suspended the licenses of jockeys John Egan and Robert Fradd Saturday in the wake of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's investigation into possible race fixing. Four Jockey Club employees have also been suspended from their duties.

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club Mum on Race-Fixing Reports

    The Hong Kong Jockey Club has issued a statement saying it cannot comment on published reports saying that anti-corruption officers have arrested 19 people, including two jockeys, as a result of a race-fixing investigation.

  • Grand Jury Indicts Nine for Racing Fixing

    Two owners and seven jockeys were indicted Wednesday for allegedly fixing 15 races at Penn National between January and May. If convicted, they face up to five years in prison and fines up to $250,000.