Keyword: regulators

  • Ed Martin

    Regulatory Conference This Week in Charleston

    Many of the country's leading regulators will listen to panels and presentations on drug testing and enforcement, policing of the backstretch, and promotion of the sport when they gather this week in Charleston, S.C.

  • John Ward

    Kentucky's Ward New Chairman-Elect of RCI

    John Ward, executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, was selected chairman-elect of the Association of Racing Commissioners International board of directors, the organization announced May 1.

  • Lonny Powell

    Powell to Head AZ Department of Racing

    Lonny Powell, a longtime industry official who has worked on the racetrack and regulatory sides, has been appointed director of the Arizona Department of Racing. Powell, currently a consultant, will begin his new job Jan. 4, 2010.

  • NY Tightens Rule on Oxygen Therapy for Horses

    The New York State Racing and Wagering Board clarified July 28 that horses are banned from being entered in races if they have received hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment within one week of post time. The therapy is permitted otherwise.

  • Official: Industry Security Lacking

    The head of a national organization of regulators told legislators Jan. 4 issues related to pari-mutuel integrity and security need "serious attention," and alleged available resources are being neglected.

  • Regulator Lauded for Assistance in Racing Services Case

    Paul Bowlinger, who will become executive vice president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International Jan. 1, 2006, has received a certificate of appreciation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigative Division, for assisting law enforcement personnel in the Racing Services Inc. case in North Dakota.

  • Two Regulators' Associations Announce Merger

    The North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association and the Association of Racing Commissioners International have set Jan. 1, 2006 as the official date of a merger between the two organizations, though they are now functioning as one, according to a Dec. 6 release.

  • Panel Stresses Benefits of Racing to Regulators

    Despite divergent agendas, a blue ribbon panel from the Thoroughbred industry spoke to state lawmakers at the annual meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States in Duck Key, Fla., Jan. 15.

  • Unification of Regulators Stalls; Drug Rules Approved

    Model rules for the proposed national medication policy are moving forward, but the unification of the Association of Racing Commissioners International and North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association apparently isn't going to happen anytime soon.

  • Officials: Negative Perception in Racing Must Be Addressed

    The perception of wrongdoing in racing is strong enough that regulators and marketers must not dismiss it, officials said Dec. 11 during a panel discussion titled "The Changing Environment of Regulation" at the University of Arizona Symposium on Racing.

  • Regulators View Drug Policy; No Race-Day Changes Yet

    The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium continued its march toward a national model policy on medication and drug testing Dec. 10 when regulators responded favorably to the proposal. But wholesale changes in race-day medication rules around the country aren't expected to take place any time soon.

  • Drug Policy: Room for More--With Scientific Evidence

    Regulators in the United States will get their first look at a proposed national medication and drug-testing policy Dec. 10, but even if it wins widespread support, it could take some time before any changes are enacted in various jurisdictions.

  • RCI, NAPRA Have Firm Dates for Joint Conference

    The Association of Racing Commissioners International and the North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association have scheduled their first joint conference for March 31-April 4, 2004, in New Orleans, La.

  • Regulators' Associations to Have Joint Confab in 2004

    Two regulators' associations have officially decided to hold a joint convention in 2004 to discuss issues of mutual concern and perhaps combine some committees, though both will continue to have separate business meetings under organization bylaws.

  • National HBPA Committee Wants Regulators to Unify

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association Executive Committee, during a meeting April 3-4 in Lexington, approved a motion that encourages two regulators' associations to work toward unification.

  • Virginia Commission joins NAPRA

    The Virginia Racing Commission has become the third racing jurisdiction to join the North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association this year, and the 26th to join the organization since it formed in 1997.