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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Is a buyout the problem or the solution?

Today’s Albany Times Union has a story about former and current NYRA executives looking for a buyout of their employment contracts as well as payment for legal fees relating to an investigation into ethical violations during 2012. Charles Hayward, the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Racing Association (NYRA) and Patrick … Continue reading »

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Dutrow Suspension Upheld

The New York State Court of Appeals on January 8, 2013 determined to uphold the 10 year suspension of trainer Rick Dutrow. The suspension plus a $50,000 fine will go into effect immediately upon service of the suspension order. The Dutrow Case has been fully discussed here. In my view, this means when a licensee … Continue reading »

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