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

USTA claims Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act is unconstitutional

Trotting horses at the starter's gate.

On Wednesday, September 23, United States Trotting Association President Russell Williams released a statement in regard to the Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020. Williams' statement is in response to an announcement from The Jockey Club regarding constitutionality of the Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020. The contents of Williams' statement… Continue reading USTA claims Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act is unconstitutional