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  • John Veitch

    Nine-Month Suspension Recommended for Veitch

    A hearing officer has recommended a nine-month suspension for former chief steward John Veitch for his role in the circumstances surrounding Life At Ten's performance in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.

  • Sign

    Decision on Sign DQ Expected in Early July

    David Royse, representing Sign's owners, said the stewards mistakenly believed they were obligated to include a disqualification (and resulting purse forfeiture) as a minimum requirement of the current KHRC rule.

  • Sign in the Pocahontas Stakes.

    Hearing Officer to Consider DQ of Sign

    A Kentucky hearing officer will review a decision to disqualify Sign from victory in the 2012 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs following a positive test for methocarbamol (Robaxin).

  • John Veitch

    Conway: KHRC Withheld Information on Veitch

    A member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said a key piece of information was withheld from commissioners when they voted last year to suspend former chief state steward John Veitch for a year.

  • 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.

  • John Veitch

    Veitch Seeks Reinstatement as KY Steward

    John Veitch, the Hall of Fame trainer who was fired from his position as chief racing steward in Kentucky, has filed legal documents seeking to be reinstated and to have a one-year suspension imposed on him lifted.

  • Veitch Files Additional Appeal of Dismissal

    Former Kentucky chief steward John Veitch has filed a supplemental appeal of his Nov. 28 dismissal from his position, claiming that he was illegally and improperly fired by the Secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.

  • John Veitch

    Hearing Officer Rules Against Veitch

    A hearing officer has concluded that former Kentucky chief steward John Veitch violated five rules of racing in his handling of the Life At Ten incident during the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • John Veitch

    Veitch Appeals Dismissal as KY Chief Steward

    John Veitch, who was dismissed Nov. 28 from his position as chief steward for the state of Kentucky, has filed an appeal of the action by the Public Protection Cabinet, contending he was improperly dismissed.

  • John Veitch

    Veitch: Some Friction Among KHRC Staff

    Possible friction among KHRC staff was part of testimony June 30 on the third and final day of a hearing to examine whether state chief steward John Veitch violated racing regulations.

  • Veterinarian Stewart's Suspension Upheld

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted unanimously May 12 to adopt the recommended report of a hearing officer in the five-year suspension of veterinarian Dr. Rodney Stewart.