Kentucky Dates for 2018 Unchanged: Daily Racing Form 10/17/17

By: Matt Hegarty The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a schedule of racing dates for next year that looks nearly identical to the schedule for the past two years. This is the second year in the row in which there has been no public discord over the dates assignments, following several years

Jimmy Iselin to Serve Suspension after Appeal Denied: Daily Racing Form 10/10/17

By: David Grening Trainer Jimmy Iselin is to begin serving a 30-day suspension Wednesday following a denial of his appeal by the New York Gaming Commission of a medication positive from 2016. Rahy’s Bandit, who won the fourth race at Belmont Park on June 12, 2016, was found to have the muscle relaxant methocarbamol, commonly

Keeneland Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance: The Horse 10/05/17

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Oct. 10 that Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Keeneland, established in 1936, is a National Historic Landmark. The 17-day 2017 fall meet kicks off Friday and continues Wednesdays to Sundays through Oct. 28. Fall Stars

Navarro Agrees Not to Enter Horses at Delaware Meet: The Daily Racing Form 10/04/17

By: Matt Hegarty Jorge Navarro, the trainer who has been dogged by controversy for the past several years, has agreed not to enter any horses at Delaware Park for the remainder of the track’s meet this year, the state racing commission’s top official said Wednesday. John Wayne, the administrator for racing for the Delaware State

Wiggins Named Integrity Officer for Oaklawn Park: The Blood Horse 10/03/17

Press Release: klawn Jockey Club has named Hal Wiggins, one of the most respected horsemen and racing officials in the Midwest, to the newly created position of Racing Integrity Officer. In this new position, Wiggins will serve as a liaison between Oaklawn Management, the Board of Stewards and key Arkansas Racing Commission staff, working to

Navarro Cleared to Race at Stronach Tracks: Thoroughbred Daily News 09/27/17

By: Bill Finley Trainer Jorge Navarro will not have to worry about where he is going to race this winter. Tim Ritvo, the chief operating officer of The Stronach Group, reports that the trainer has been cleared to race at Gulfstream and all tracks owned by the Stronach team. Navarro’s status at Gulfstream was, at