KHRC Aims to Rewrite Transparency Regulations

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) is on the cusp of approving rewritten rules aimed at increasing transparency. The major changes include lifting prohibitions on the public disclosure of alleged violations, new guidelines that establish a 60-day time frame for holding hearings, and the opening of those hearings to anyone who wants to observe them. Tweaks to the equine drug-testing process are also in the pipeline. They include a requirement for owners and trainers to select an approved lab for split-sample testing within five days of being provided with the...

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Global Views: Data Transparency A Must

In Global Views, Godolphin Flying Start trainees provide insight into practices experienced and observations taken on their worldwide travels. Second-year trainee Niall O'Connor discusses the importance of data transparency. The delay to the breeze-up season has caused consignors and other industry participants to change their behaviour to make the best of an unfortunate situation. My Twitter feed has been filled with content from the likes of The Bloodstock Connection's John Hassett, who has been boundless in his pursuit of engaging and educating a wider audience about the intricacies of the...

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