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  1. Tampa Bay Downs retains jockey bans

    Matt Hegarty

    Tampa Bay Downs in Florida plans to continue to ban seven riders, including the track's two-time leading jockey, Terry Houghton, the track's top official said Monday, citing an ongoing investigation by a security service.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2007
  2. Trainer Biancone target of investigation

    Matt Hegarty

    Investigators from the Kentucky Horse Racing Authority searched three of Patrick Biancone's barns and the truck of his veterinarian on Friday and have since launched an investigation of the trainer.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2007
  3. Rider bans said to trace to Great Lakes race

    Matt Hegarty

    The racing-industry investigation that led to the Tuesday bans of seven jockeys at Tampa Bay Downs traces in part to at least one race run at Great Lakes Downs in Michigan late this past summer, according to several racing officials with knowledge of the

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2006
  4. Tampa Bay Downs bans seven riders

    Matt Hegarty

    Tampa Bay Downs on Tuesday issued immediate and indefinite bans to seven jockeys, including two-time leading rider Terry Houghton, citing an investigation by the Thoroughbred Racing and Protective Bureau.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2006
  5. Fallon held in fraud case

    Matt Hegarty

    Kieren Fallon, the six-time champion jockey who won the Irish Derby on Sunday, was one of 28 people arrested and charged on Monday in London with conspiracy to defraud in a wide-ranging investigation into corruption in horse racing, according to British n

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2006
  6. FBI searches Michigan farm for Hoffa body

    Matt Hegarty

    Investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation began an extensive search of one of the largest horse farms in Michigan on Wednesday in the hope of finding evidence that the former Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa may have been buried there.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2006
  7. Investigating whether former Commission failed duties

    Matt Hegarty

    The Kentucky Office of the Inspector General has formally opened an investigation into whether the former Kentucky Racing Commission failed to enforce rules regarding possible drug violations in 2002 and 2003, the deputy inspector general said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2005
  8. New Hampshire past-post bets under investigation

    Matt Hegarty

    Racing officials and regulators in New Hampshire are investigating a mutuel teller at Rockingham Park for allegedly placing and cashing bets on a race at Belmont Park after the race had already been run, state officials said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2003
  9. Shuman cleared in 'amputated leg' case

    Matt Hegarty

    Shuman cleared in 'amputated leg' case.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2003
  10. Pick six inquiry put at $1.1M

    Matt Hegarty

    Pick six inquiry put at $1.1M

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2003
  11. Autotote to install protective software

    Matt Hegarty

    Autotote, the company whose computer security has been questioned during the Breeders' Cup pick six investigation, is installing a system to monitor the activities of people with access to its betting network, according to a letter that the company has se

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2002
  12. Pick six going the way of the dinosaur?

    Matt Hegarty

    Over the past two days, racing commissions in Illinois and in Canada have banned the wager, which has been battered by allegations of manipulation and security gaps in the Breeders' Cup pick six investigation.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2002
  13. Illinois bans pick fours, sixes

    Matt Hegarty

    The Illinois Racing Board banned all bets with more than three legs at a meeting on Tuesday because of concerns over the security of totalizator systems arising out of the ongoing Breeders' Cup pick six investigation.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2002
  14. Surrender the first step to indictment in Pick Six case

    Matt Hegarty

    The three suspects in the Breeders' Cup pick six investigation were expected to hear the broad outlines of the case against them when they surrendered on Tuesday morning to the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2002
  15. Concern rising over Autotote security in pick six probe

    Matt Hegarty

    Racing officials are becoming increasingly concerned that Autotote, the wagering systems company that fired an employee last week in connection with the Breeders' Cup pick six investigation, does not have adequate security controls to prevent someone from

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2002
  16. A deliberate pace in pick six investigation

    Matt Hegarty

    The investigation into the suspicious winning wager on the Breeders' Cup pick six has yet to move beyond New York state and reach out to the two men at the center of the controversy, racing and law enforcement officials said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2002