Life At Ten Fun Facts: Day Seven

What are the qualities you need to become a member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission? Knowledge of racing and all that it entails, from the backstretch to the betting windows? A commitment to integrity? An interest in serving the public? These questions come to mind as we await the results of a KHRC investigation […]

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Hear No Evil, See No Evil

By Ray Paulick I’m not sure what size shoe he wears, but John Veitch must have a big mouth, because he just keeps sticking his foot in it. Veitch, the chief steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, told Thoroughbred Times yesterday no action would be taken against jockey John Velazquez or Todd Pletcher […]

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Statement from Breeders’ Cup on Life At Ten

“The Breeders’ Cup adheres to the highest standards in safety, security and testing procedures to protect both our athletes and the integrity of our competition. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are conducted under the jurisdiction of our host site and the state of Kentucky has authority in this issue.  The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has […]

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LIFE AT TEN: Kentucky Stewards to Take No Action

By Ray Paulick John Veitch, chief steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, told Thoroughbred Times that stewards plan to take no action against jockey John Velazquez or trainer Todd Pletcher in the matter of Life At Ten, who was eased in Friday’s Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic after both Velazquez and Pletcher admitted during a […]

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Jockeys’ Guild, KY Horse Racing Commission reach compromise

PRESS RELEASE The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) and the Jockeys’ Guild today entered into an Agreed Order dismissing the Guild’s request for  a  temporary restraining order from the Franklin Circuit Court to block an emergency regulation that contains provisions relating to jockey advertising.  The emergency regulation had required the parties to disclose the […]

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By Ray PaulickUPDATED 1:10 P.M.:  If Jeff Mullins serves a seven-day suspension from New York authorities scheduled to begin May 3, he could be the first winning trainer in Kentucky Derby history who isn’t able to go to the stable area at Churchill Downs to check on his horse the morning after the […]

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