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Veitch dismissed as Kentucky steward

Updated: November 29, 2011, 11:54 AM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- John Veitch was dismissed as chief state steward for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday, according to his lawyer, five months after the commission conducted hearings into whether Veitch had broken racing rules when handling the Life At Ten incident at the 2010 Breeders' Cup.

Veitch, a Hall of Fame trainer who was appointed chief state steward in 2005, was informed of the dismissal by letter from the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet, which oversees the ...

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