Indiana Horse Racing Commission

Thoroughbred owner files second lawsuit against Indiana Horse Racing Commission

On April 9, Thoroughbred owner Ed Martin Jr. filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Horse Racing Commission claiming they violated his civil rights and trespassed on his Florida property when it investigated him, reports the Indianapolis Business Journal. This is the second lawsuit Martin has filed against the IHRC. His first was filed in September […]

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Indiana racing commission suspends vet for four years

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission issued a four-year suspension to veterinarian Jerrilee Cave. The decision was made at the Commission public meeting on March 7, 2012. The suspension stems from an incident in 2009 in which Dr. Cave furnished a loaded syringe and needle containing a non-salix diuretic commonly referred to as “clotol” to a […]

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Trainer Amoss faces 60-day suspension in Indiana for drug positive

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission is pursuing a 60-day suspension and $5,000 fine for trainer Tom Amoss related to a positive drug test at Hoosier Park last fall. The Daily Racing Form says one of Amoss’s horses tested positive for methocarbomol, a Class C muscle relaxant that is not considered performance-enhancing.  It was the third […]

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Indiana commission imposes stiff out of competition penalties

The Indiana Horse Racing Commission issued a suspension of three and one-half years to trainer Jesus Gonzales and a suspension of eighteen months to trainer James Garrison for positive tests of the drug zilpaterol. The decisions were made at the Commission’s public meeting on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The penalties, proposed by Commission Executive Director, […]

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Report exonerates Indiana commission, calls for cut in horsemen’s subsidy

After an exhaustive 16 month investigation of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Indiana’s Inspector General, David O. Thomas, has found no criminal code or ethics violations.  A report detailing the Inspector General’s findings was released on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and posted on the Inspector General’s agency website. In addition to finding no violations of […]

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Hoosier Park company set to emerge from bankruptcy

Bankruptcy protection may prove a successful strategy for Centaur LLC, the company that owns Indiana’s Hoosier Park Racing and Casino.  Centaur anticipates emerging from Chapter 11 in the coming months with two-thirds less debt. The company expects to get approval on the reorganization from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission and Indiana Gaming Commission within 60 […]

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