Baffert’s motions to stop NYRA disciplinary case denied

We do not like reporting on Baffert, but couldn't pass this up. The BloodHorse tell us: The Honorable O. Peter Sherwood has rejected two motions by attorneys representing Bob Baffert intended to stop or delay the New York Racing Association's Jan. 24 disciplinary hearing with the embattled trainer. Baffert's legal team demanded that Sherwood recuse… Continue reading Baffert’s motions to stop NYRA disciplinary case denied

Baffert suing Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

June 9, 2021 KABC reports on 9th June 2021: "Trainer Bob Baffert is suing the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, calling for more tests of Derby winner Medina Spirit. Baffert continues to argue the banned substance found in the horse’s blood was the product of a topical ointment, not an injection. Baffert faces a two-year suspension… Continue reading Baffert suing Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Lawsuits filed against the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act

In an opinion piece for the Louisville Courier-Journal, April 29, 2021, right before the Kentucky Derby, Mitch McConnell and Andy Barr patted themselves generously on the back regarding the passage of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (“Act”), a bi-partisan bill made law on December 27, 2020. The Act establishes the Horseracing Integrity and Safety… Continue reading Lawsuits filed against the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act

Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again

Wild Stallion. RandyHarrisPhoto.com.

WASHINGTON (February 14, 2020) – Public Lands Council (PLC) Executive Director and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Natural Resources, Kaitlynn Glover, today released the following statement in response to a ruling in a case related to the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. This week, Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S.… Continue reading Public lands ranchers win, wild horses lose — again