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Mandatory Payouts Featured On New Year’s Eve Card At Aqueduct

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced on Friday, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the New York State Gaming Commission, a mandatory payout will take place on New Year’s Eve Monday, December 31 at Aqueduct Racetrack for the entire pools for the early Pick 5, NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 and […]

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NY Appeals Court Upholds Lengthy Ban Of Harness Trainer Lou Pena

The New York State Gaming Commission announced that the New York Court of Appeals has upheld the 2015 sanctions levied against harness trainer Lou Pena, who was found responsible for 1,719 equine drug violations in 675 races. The ruling ends more than six years of litigation and validates the Commission’s actions of using veterinarian records […]

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NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 Returns Oct. 24 At Belmont Park

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has announced the return of the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5, available exclusively to NYRA Bets members across the country and to bettors in New York wagering on track or through a simulcast facility. Beginning Wednesday, October 24 at Belmont Park, the popular multi-race wager will cover the […]

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New York Commission Describes Reasons For Not Reopening Dutrow Case

The New York State Gaming Commission released a 16-page ruling this week detailing its refusal to reopen the case of controversial former trainer Rick Dutrow. Dutrow, whose license was revoked for 10 years in 2011, had applied to have his case reopened and his penalty shortened based upon evidence he argued would have changed the […]

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Persaud Suspended 30 Days For Possession Of Injectable Drugs

Owner/trainer Randi Persaud has been suspended 30 days for possession of injectable drugs, according to a ruling released Wednesday by the New York State Gaming Commission. Ten days of the suspension have been stayed, and Persaud’s sentence is scheduled to run Aug. 10 through Aug. 29, inclusive. Possession of injectable medications or syringes by any […]

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New York Officials Reject Proposal To Shorten Dutrow’s 10-Year Ban

The New York State Gaming Commission voted 4-2 Monday to dismiss an appeal from supporters of suspended trainer Rick Dutrow, according to the Daily Racing Form. Chairman Barry Sample said commission members met before their meeting on Monday to discuss a request to reconsider the 10-year ban from racing Dutrow has been serving since 2013. […]

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NYSGC Investigating Trainer Persaud After Injectables Found In Belmont Barn

The New York State Gaming Commission is preventing trainer Randi Persaud’s horses from running or being entered at NYRA tracks due to an ongoing investigation, according to drf.com. On Saturday, Persaud said that a box of injectable medication had been found in his barn at Belmont Park, which had accidentally been delivered by veterinary assistant Winston […]

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‘Try To Get It Behind Me’: Mott To Serve Seven-Day Suspension For 2014 Positive

Trainer Bill Mott has been engaged in a legal battle with the New York State Gaming Commission for nearly four years, regarding a positive test for Saratoga Snacks in September of 2014. The horse was found to have overages of both banamine and lasix in its system, but there was not enough blood to provide […]

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Pricci To Cuomo: ‘Just, Fair And Compassionate’ New York Would Give Dutrow Second Chance

John Pricci, executive editor of HorseraceInsider.com, has written an open letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, asking that the state’s Gaming Commission review and reconsider the 10-year suspension handed down to trainer Rick Dutrow by the regulatory agency’s predecessor, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, in 2011. Pricci writes that the Gaming […]

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Dutrow To Racing Community: If Given A Second Chance, I Won’t Let You Down

Kentucky Derby and Preakness-winning trainer Rick Dutrow has written an open letter to members of the Thoroughbred community, communicating his hope that the New York State Gaming Commission will reconsider the 10-year suspension he received in 2011 for an accumulation of rules violations from the regulatory board’s predecessor, the New York State Racing and Wagering […]

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