Tags ‘Life At Ten’

Keeneland: Veitch gets job at fall meet

DRF | 7 months ago
John Veitch, the former Kentucky state steward who was fired and suspended for his role in the Life At Ten incident at the 2010 Breeders’ Cup, will work as a patrol judge and entry clerk during the upcoming meet at Keeneland in Lexington. Read More...

Veitch motion to reopen Life At Ten investigation being considered by judge

DRF | 1 year ago
Matt Hegarty 0 A Franklin Circuit Court judge on Wednesday deferred ruling on a motion by former Kentucky Chief State Steward John Veitch ... Read More...

Veitch Wants Life at Ten Case Reopened

Former chief Kentucky steward John Veitch has filed a motion in Franklin Circuit Court to reopen the case, currently in the state’s Court of Appeals, that led to his suspension and ultimate dismissal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read More...

American Graded Stakes Standings brought to you by Keeneland: A 1-in-2000 Chance

By Ray Paulick Of the 79 individual winners of American Graded Stakes run thus far this year, only 16 of those top-class runners managed to duplicate that feat with at least one additional win at the highest level. Thus it is quite an achievement to br... Read More...

Moss and Bailey Talk Life At Ten

By Ray Paulick ESPN racing analysts Jerry Bailey and Randy Moss — whose comments and pre-race interview with John Velazquez, the rider of Candy DeBartolo’s Life At Ten in the Nov. 5 Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic, revealed someth... Read More...

Statement from Breeders’ Cup on Life At Ten

"The Breeders’ Cup adheres to the highest standards in safety, security and testing procedures to protect both our athletes and the integrity of our competition. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships are conducted under the jurisdiction... Read More...

Statement on behalf of Candy DeBartolo owner of Life At Ten

The following statement was sent to the Paulick Report by David Vance on behalf of Candy DeBartolo: Kentucky’s Chief State Steward, John Veitch, has elected to make a public announcement saying that our horse, Life At Ten, didn’t need to be... Read More...

Hear No Evil, See No Evil

By Ray Paulick I’m not sure what size shoe he wears, but John Veitch must have a big mouth, because he just keeps sticking his foot in it. Veitch, the chief steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, told Thoroughbred Times yesterday no ac... Read More...

LIFE AT TEN: Kentucky Stewards to Take No Action

By Ray Paulick John Veitch, chief steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, told Thoroughbred Times that stewards plan to take no action against jockey John Velazquez or trainer Todd Pletcher in the matter of Life At Ten, who was eased in Frida... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Must Conduct Independent Review of Life At Ten Incident

By Ray Paulick If John Veitch, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s chief steward, is involved in the investigation looking into the Life at Ten incident on Breeders’ Cup Friday, then neither the KHRC nor the Breeders’ Cup is taking... Read More...

Life At Ten: Did Stewards Ignore ESPN Interview?

By Ray Paulick The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is nearing completion of an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Life At Ten, who was eased as the 7-2 second betting choice in Friday’s $2-million Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ ... Read More...

Stewards Hold Hearing Regarding Friday’s Jockey Altercation

Kentucky State Steward John Veitch said a hearing was conducted Saturday morning to look into yesterday’s incident between Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano after the Breeders’ Cup Marathon.  Also present for the hearing was Martin Ga... Read More...

Life at Ten: Will Not Be Sold

Life at Ten has been withdrawn from the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale after an unknown problem caused her to run far back in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic. Trainer Todd Pletcher said Life at Ten was fine Saturday morning, and... Read More...

Dr. Larry Bramlage on Life At Ten

"Life At Ten, along with all of the other horses that started in the Ladies’ Classic, was observed on the track prior to entering the starting gate by three veterinarians.  The vet team did not observe any physical problems. She was exam... Read More...

PLETCHER: I told him (John Velazquez) when we left the paddock that I was concerned about the way she saddled

Todd Pletcher (trainer, Life At Ten, DNF) – “I told him (jockey John Velazquez) when we left the paddock that I was concerned about the way she saddled. She was abnormally quiet; almost sedated-like. I told him to make sure and warm her up ... Read More...

Ladies’ Classic: An Update on All Contenders

PRESS RELEASE An update on the contenders for the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (post time 7:30 pm Friday, November 5th): Acoma The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic contender Acoma walked the shedrow Monday after working Sunday in preparation for the upcoming 1 1/8m event. Trainer David Carroll said the 5yo daughter of Empire Maker came out of that [...] Read More...