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Equine Drug Research Council, Kentucky

Authority: KRS 230.265
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Description: The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council was created to advise the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on research and testing of equine drugs. By law, the council reviews testing research conducted at the University of Kentucky or conducted elsewhere with state funds.
Composition: 9 members appointed by the Governor as follows: 1 veterinarian from list of 3 submitted by the KY Assoc. of Equine Veterinarians; 1 horseman from list of 3 submitted by KY Div. of Horsemen's Benevolent & Protection Assoc.; 1 pharmacologist from list of 3 submitted by UK; 1 thoroughbred breeder from list of 3 submitted by the KY Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders, Inc.; 1 legislator from list of 3 submitted by LRC; 1 representative of a licensed racing association; 1 member of the harness racing industry from list of 3 submitted by Chairman of the KY Racing Commission; 1 member of KY Racing Commission from list of 3 submitted by Chairman of Commission, who shall serve as Chairman; 1 member from list of 3 submitted by KY Harness Horsemen's Association.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: Meet at the call of the Chair
Number of Members: 9
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          4063 Iron Works Pike, Bldg. B
          Lexington, KY
County: Fayette
Phone: (859) 246-2040
Fax: (859) 246-2039


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Kilgore, Michael W. Ph.D.9/22/20168/1/2020Member; pharmacologists representativeFayette
Zubrod, Arthur B.9/22/20168/1/2020Member; Veterinarians representativeWoodford
Roberts, Andrew M. DVM9/22/20168/1/2020Member; KY Harness Horsemens Assoc. representativeFayette
Morehead, James9/22/20168/1/2020Member; Representing veterinariansFayette
Smith, Johnny Mac9/22/20168/1/2020Member; Representing Thoroughbred breedersWoodford
Ziegler, Michael R.9/22/20168/1/2020Member; Representing licensed racing associationsJefferson
Thayer, Senator Damon8/1/20208/1/2020Member: Representing Legislators
Brown, StuartMember: Rep KY Racing Commission
Cheney, Marcus W.3/31/20178/1/2020Member; Representing Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective AssociationFayette

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