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Report: Solis To Make Decision On Riding Career After August Surgery

Jockey Alex Solis, who has been out of the tack since April, told The Blood-Horse Thursday that he will make a determination about his career status following a hip surgery scheduled for Aug. 1. Solis, who began riding in 1981, has been a commissioner on the California Horse Racing Board for the past two years. He […]

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CHRB Meeting: ADW, Racing Licenses Approved

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, June 22, at Santa Anita Park. First Vice Chair George Krikorian presided. Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under […]

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CHRB Authorizes Del Mar To Write Medication Conditions For Breeders’ Cup

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 25, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB […]

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CHRB: Racing Secretaries To Be Allowed To Write Medication-Based Conditions

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, February 23, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance.   The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the […]

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CHRB: ADW Licenses Extended Six Months, Report Indicates Handle Increase

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, January 26, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Jesse Choper, George Krikorian, Araceli Ruano, and Alex Solis also were in attendance. A report was released by the CHRB which indicated that handle across California racetracks had increased 2 percent in […]

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Daily Racing Form Wins Multi-Media Eclipse For Veteran Jockey Piece

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced today that Daily Racing Form has won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award in the Audio/Multi-Media and Internet category for “Time Bandits,” which profiled the remarkable longevity of Hall of Fame Jockeys Alex Solis, Mike Smith and Gary […]

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CHRB: Statewide Handle Up 1.1 Percent In 2017, Stronach Limiting ADW Agreements

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, December 15, at Los Alamitos Race Course. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, George Krikorian and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website (www.chrb.ca.gov) under the Webcast link. In brief: The Board […]

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CHRB Meeting: Proposals For Medication-Based Race Conditions, ADW Regulation

The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, October 20, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Commissioners Steve Beneto, George Krikorian and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the CHRB Website under the Webcast link. In brief: In discussing 2017 race […]

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‘Potential Conflicts Of Interest’: Racing Commissioners With Active Licenses

With two incidents in just the last two weeks as examples, the Daily Racing Form’s Jay Hovdey described the idea that racing commissions allow commissioners with active licenses to participate in major decisions is not only “rife with potential conflicts of interest, but perpetuated by the thinking that commissioners must have experience in the business […]

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Miyadi Suspension Stayed; Can’t Be Within 25 Feet of CHRB Member

The California Horse Racing Board Thursday issued a stay order allowing trainer Steven Miyadi to resume training pending the outcome of the legal process involving an altercation between Miyadi and Commissioner Alex Solis at Santa Anita Park’s clocker’s corner. The Board had issued an interim suspension order Sept. 25. The stay order issued by CHRB Chairman […]

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