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  1. Twice as many fatal injuries on dirt as on synthetic in 2011

    Matt Hegarty

    Horses running on dirt surfaces in 2011 at North American tracks suffered fatal injuries at nearly twice the rate of horses running on artificial surfaces, according to a Jockey Club project that tracks equine injuries.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2012
  2. Del Mar interested in hosting Breeders' Cup

    Matt Hegarty

    Del Mar Thoroughbred Club outside of San Diego has sent an informational package to Breeders' Cup expressing interest in hosting a future edition of the organization's year-end event, the Breeders' Cup's chief executive said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  3. Report says Veitch was negligent, recommends one-year suspension

    Matt Hegarty

    John Veitch, the former chief state steward of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, should face a one-year suspension in Kentucky for "gross negligence of his duties" in relation to the Life At Ten incident at the 2010 Breeders' Cup.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  4. RCI approves model Lasix rules

    Matt Hegarty

    The Association of Racing Commissioners International has approved model rules that would limit raceday furosemide administrations to regulatory vets and prohibit the administration of any other medication on race day, the RCI said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2011
  5. Veitch appeals dismissal

    Matt Hegarty

    John Veitch filed an appeal of his dismissal on Wednesday with the Kentucky Personnel Board, contending that he has been discriminated against because of his age and that the state violated his rights by failing to provide a cause for his dismissal.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  6. Veitch dismissed as Kentucky steward

    Matt Hegarty

    John Veitch was dismissed as chief state steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday, according to his lawyer.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011
  7. Dutrow receives indefinite stay of suspension

    Matt Hegarty

    Trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. on Wednesday received a stay of a 10-year suspension handed down last month by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board that will likely remain in force until his appeal of the board's decision is resolved.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  8. Breeders' Cup to ban race-day medication in juvenile races

    Matt Hegarty

    All horses who are entered in the five Breeders' Cup races for juveniles in 2012 will be prohibited from using the diuretic Lasix on race day to treat bleeding in the lungs under a policy adopted by the Breeders' Cup on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  9. Christie vetoes New Jersey racing subsidies from casinos

    Matt Hegarty

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a decision by the state's racing commission to award $15 million in casino subsidies to the state's Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries, according to a letter Christie sent to the commission.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  10. Jeff Mullins gets stay of suspension

    Matt Hegarty

    Trainer Jeff Mullins was granted a stay by a San Diego Superior Court on Thursday, allowing him to avoid thestart of 70-day suspension for a medication violation that was scheduled to begin on Wednesday until further hearings are conducted.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2011
  11. Mullins files federal lawsuit against CHRB seeking stay of suspen...

    Matt Hegarty

    Trainer Jeff Mullins filed a motion in U.S. Superior Court on Wednesday requesting a stay of a 70-day suspension that he is scheduled to begin serving June 1, citing violations of his due-process rights by the California Horse Racing Board.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  12. Larry Collmus to replace Tom Durkin as Triple Crown announcer

    Matt Hegarty

    Larry Collmus, the longtime track announcer at Monmouth Park in New Jersey and race caller at Gulfstream Park in Florida since 2007, will be the new voice of the televised Triple Crown races, NBC Sports will announce Wednesday, according to officials.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2011
  13. Breeders' Cup overhauls Challenge program

    Matt Hegarty

    The Breeders' Cup has conducted a major overhaul of its "Challenge" series that guarantees winners of designated stakes races berths in one of the 14 races of its annual year-end event, dropping 24 races from last year's schedule and adding 27.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  14. Turbulent Descent romps as heavy favorite in Beaumont

    Matt Hegarty

    Turbulent Descent drew off in the final furlong to run her career record to 5 for 6 with an easy score as an odds-on favorite Sunday in the Grade 2, $150,000 Beaumont Stakes at Keeneland.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  15. Nicole H hardly looks rusty returning in Distaff

    Matt Hegarty

    Nicole H returned from her winter break as good if not better than she went into it, sailing through the wind and rain at Aqueduct to take Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Distaff Handicap by 2 1/2 lengths.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  16. Dutrow appeals commission ruling

    Matt Hegarty

    The New York-based trainer Richard Dutrow has formally appealed the decision by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's Licensing Review Committee to deny him a license, according to a spokesman for the commission.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011