CHRB: Reforms Have Been ‘Extremely Effective’ In Reducing Fatalities – Horse Racing News

by CHRB Press Release|05.20.2022|7:37pm Scott Chaney, executive director of the California Horse Racing Board The California Horse Racing Board conducted a public meeting Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Cal Expo in Sacramento, which could be heard through the audio webcast link on the CHRB website. Chairman Gregory Ferraro chaired theContinue Reading

Should Jockeys Get One-Time Breeding Seasons For Colts They Pilot? CHRB Subcommittee Mulls It Over – Horse Racing News

by Natalie Voss|05.18.2022|6:07pm Omaha Beach and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade I $300,000 Runhappy Malibu Stakes Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA©Benoit Photo More than one top jockey has moved tack away from California in recent months — and a subcommittee of the California HorseContinue Reading

‘Public Trust Will Diminish’: CHRB Equine Medical Director’s License Temporarily Suspended, But He Remains In Post – Horse Racing News

According to the Los Angeles Times, California Horse Racing Board equine medical director Dr. Jeff Blea has had his veterinary license temporarily suspended after an emergency hearing requested by the state’s veterinary medical board. The vet board issued accusation documents (akin to charging documents) against Blea and two other SouthernContinue Reading