Monthly Archives: September 2015

Why Is There a Bernard Baruch Handicap?

By Bennett Liebman Government Lawyer-in-Residence The graded stakes races at the New York Racing Association (NYRA) read like the list of stakes races at almost all the tracks in North America. The stakes are named after place locations (Ballston Spa, … Continue reading

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The New York Football Giants and Horse Racing

By Bennett Liebman Government Lawyer in Residence At its mid-August Board meeting, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced that Chris Mara had been named as a member of its Board. Chris Mara is the Senior Vice President of Player … Continue reading

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Race Day Medication in New York:¬†Introductory Remarks before the New York State Gaming Commission Forum on the Use of Furosemide (Lasix)

By Bennett Liebman Government Lawyer in Residence Albany Law School August 25, 2015 Members of the Gaming Commission, thank you for letting me appear before you today via the miracle of Lottery TV. I have struggled with different ways to … Continue reading

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