Kentucky

KENTUCKY RACING: AN INTEGRITY TASK FARCE?

By Ray Paulick People are making and cancelling bets on horses after races have begun. Let me repeat that: PEOPLE ARE MAKING AND CANCELLING BETS ON HORSES AFTER RACES HAVE BEGUN. Does anyone have a problem with that? Apparently, several members appointed to a subcommittee on integrity that is part of a Task Force on […]

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DUTROW: OVERTURNED!

By Ray Paulick The 15-day suspension against Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Rick Dutrow for an alleged Clenbuterol positive in Salute the Count, a horse that ran at Churchill Downs on May 2, should be overturned by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, hearing officer James Robke has ruled. Clenbuterol has a permissible threshold level […]

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UNDERFUNDED IN KENTUCKY

By Ray Paulick The horse business is Kentucky’s signature industry, employing tens of thousands of people, generating over a billion dollars of revenue throughout the year, and putting the international spotlight on the Commonwealth each spring at the Kentucky Derby. Yet, in many ways, legislators and other government officials have been dealing with the industry […]

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DUCHOSSOIS GOBBLES UP CHURCHILL SHARES

By Ray Paulick Richard Duchossois, who became the largest shareholder in Churchill Downs Inc. when his wholly owned Arlington Park racetrack was merged with Churchill in September 2000, has been steadily adding to his holdings over the last 10 months. In September alone, the Chicago industrialist has purchased 17,296 shares of CDI. As part of […]

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