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Kentucky Court Of Appeals: Absolute Insurer Rule Is Constitutional; Kitten’s Point Medication DQ Upheld

The Kentucky Court of Appeals on Friday reversed a lower court decision that had overturned a positive drug test and rendered horse racing’s absolute insurer rule unconstitutional in Kentucky. Court of Appeal Judges Gene Smallwood, Debra Lambert and Sara Combs sided with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in a case centered around Kitten’s Point, first-place […]

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Nine-Month Suspension Recommended for Former Chief Steward Veitch

In the newest turn of events in a long saga involving former Kentucky chief state steward John Veitch, a hearing officer has recommended that Veitch serve a nine-month suspension for his role in a situation involving 2010 Breeders’ Cup Distaff runner Life At Ten. The Blood-Horse reports that Robert Layton, chief hearing officer in Kentucky, […]

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Report: Court Overturns Suspension of Veterinarian Stewart

In a decision reached Friday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals has overturned Dr. Rod Stewart’s four-year suspension for possession of cobra venom. According to a report in the Blood-Horse, the court stated that the veterinarian was punished under a “vague” regulation. The judges also declined to reverse a lower court ruling on Stewart’s behalf that […]

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Kentucky Court of Appeals to rule on Instant Racing in 4 to 6 weeks

On Wednesday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against the legality of Instant Racing in the state, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader. Instant Racing was approved by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission last September and machines were installed at Kentucky Downs. Since their installation, the machines have already attracted $67.5 million in wagering. […]

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The Show Will Go On: KY Court of Appeals denies Instant Racing injunction

The emergency injunction to stop Instant Racing from moving forward at Kentucky Downs filed by the Family Foundation was denied by Court of Appeals Judge Glenn Acree after taking arguments from both parties. Acree wrote in his four-page ruling he “simply is unable to agree (with the foundation) that it will be immediately and irreparably […]

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