Bill Thomason has been elected to the American Horse Council Board of Trustees. Thomason has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Keeneland Association in Lexington, KY since September 1, 2012. Previously, he was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Keeneland.
The House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on December 10 at 12:30 on “The State of Online Gaming.” This will be the third hearing this subcommittee has held on horse issues in four weeks. The subcommittee held a hearing two weeks ago on the racing medication legislation and four weeks ago on amendments to the Horse Protection Act, dealing with the soring of horses.
The hearing will focus on the current state of online gaming, including the legalization of such gaming in the states.