Biancone Moves Closer to Kentucky Reinstatement: Blood-Horse 7/19/17

By: Frank Angst Trainer Patrick Biancone, who has not had a license in Kentucky since 2007 following the discovery of cobra venom in his Keeneland barn, moved a step closer July 19 toward being allowed to saddle a Thoroughbred in Kentucky. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission License Review Committee approved a conditional license Wednesday for Biancone, but will

Churchill Downs Releases Derby, Oaks Equine Security Protocols; Re-Emphasizes Ongoing Safety & Integrity Measures: Churchill Downs 4/28/17

By: Press Release/Churchill Downs/Darren Rogers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, April 28, 2017) – Churchill Downs Racetrack today re-emphasized its annual enhanced security measures for horses competing in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) and ongoing safety and integrity measures included in its “Safety from Start to Finish” program.   “Integrity and maximizing the

Kentucky One Step Closer To Uniform Medication Rules With Council Vote: Paulick Report 4/4/17

By: Natalie Voss Kentucky regulators came a step closer to bringing the state's regulations in line with the National Uniform Medication Program (NUMP) on Tuesday afternoon when the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council voted to approve drug classifications, penalty schedules, withdrawal guidelines and thresholds set out by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium. Kentucky has been

Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes: The Horse.Com 3/31/17

By: Edited Press Release Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky, will continue its enhanced security measures for horses entered in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, a prep races for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, scheduled for Saturday, April 8. Toyota Blue Grass Stakes contenders must be on the Keeneland grounds no