ARCI Compliance Committee Set, Will Begin Work Immediately

LEXINGTON, KY – The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) has formally announced the members of the committee recently formed to work with individual commissions to complete the implementation of the ARCI medication reforms.

The 12 members of the ARCI Compliance Committee, as it will be officially known, were invited by Chairman Mark Lamberth. Lamberth has assigned the committee members to three working teams, with each team reviewing the regulatory policies of a set of racing jurisdictions. The regulators assigned to those teams are as follows:

Team Member

Member Jurisdiction

Team Assigned

John T. Ward, Jr.

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Team A

Jonathan Zachem

Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering

Team A

Judy Wagner

Louisiana State Racing Commission

Team A

Domenic DiCera

Illinois Racing Board

Team A

Rick Baedeker

California Horse Racing Board

Team B

Jeff Colliton

Washington State Horse Racing Commission

Team B

Tom DiPasquale

Minnesota Racing Commission

Team B

Dr. Corinne Sweeney

Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission

Team B

Mike Hopkins

Maryland Racing Commission

Team C

Duncan Patterson

Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission

Team C

Robert Williams

New York State Gaming Commission

Team C

Frank Zanzuccki

New Jersey Racing Commission

Team C

The committee teams will begin by completing a thorough review of the medication policies in each United States jurisdiction, and then will work state-by-state to advance the ARCI medication reforms.

The jurisdictions assigned to each team are as follows:

Team A

Team B

Team C

Arkansas

Arizona

Delaware

Colorado

California

Iowa

Florida

Idaho

Maine

Illinois

Minnesota

Maryland

Indiana

Montana

Massachusetts

Kentucky

Nevada

Michigan

Louisiana

New Mexico

Nebraska

Ohio

Oregon

New Jersey

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

New York

Texas

Washington

North Dakota

Wyoming

South Dakota

Virginia

West Virginia

Lamberth stated that the committee will begin work this week, and three teams will meet on a regular basis. The committee work report to the ARCI Board of Directors during their meeting in December.

2016-12-14T16:09:40+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Categories: News & Media|
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