Jim Mulvihill

As Many Questions As Answers On Eve Of HISA Implementation

A year and a half after being signed into law, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) is expected to kick into action Friday, meaning a new uniform set of medication rules and safety standards that everyone can abide by--that, at least, was the plan. The execution has somewhat thrown those intentions to the wind in the near term, with a piecemeal approach to implementation that has seen the anti-doping and medication control arm of the program pushed back to early next year, and several other features of the law--such...

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Oliver Named CHA President

Owner and trainer Kim Oliver has been named president of the Colorado Horsemen's Association (CHA) at the organization's regular monthly board meeting Tuesday. The CHA's Board of Directors appointed Oliver to replace previous president Kent Bamford, who resigned at a Special Meeting of the Board last week. "I am honored to serve my fellow horsemen and excited to work on their behalf with such a wise and talented group of board members," Oliver said. "The upcoming Arapahoe Park meet will offer more purse money than we have had available for...

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Making Betting More Friendly: Gabby Gaudet, Jim Mulvihill

With racing's temporary opportunity as the only game in town, the TDN's Katie Ritz took a poll of some industry insiders known to like a good bet and asked them: what is one simple way that tracks could make betting more friendly for existing horseplayers and/or more effective at bringing in new players? As you'll see, none of them could stop at just one. GABBY GAUDET, Racing Analyst & Reporter, TVG One way that racetracks could help both novice and expert horseplayers is by improving the camera shots and angles...

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