Legalities re Medina Spirit DQ and Baffert 2 yr suspension by Churchill Downs (video)

What legal standing does Churchill Downs have to banish Baffert, since it is not a regulatory agency? What are the Hall of Fame trainer's options and how have the courts ruled on similar actions by track owners? What happens next with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, now that a test of the split sample from… Continue reading Legalities re Medina Spirit DQ and Baffert 2 yr suspension by Churchill Downs (video)

New book on equine law rich in history

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ERIC MITCHELL writing for the Blood-Horse reports: At first glance, the newly released book "Equine Regulatory Law" is a bit intimidating—a heavy, scholarly green hardbound tome of 972 pages. But this book, created by former Kentucky legislator and attorney Bob Heleringer, is a gift to the Thoroughbred racing industry. The text is a conversational tour… Continue reading New book on equine law rich in history