July 15, 1992 |
Jockeys Laffit Pincay and Chris McCarron, testifying in federal court in Los Angeles about their former business manager, said Tuesday that they would not have approved numerous investments if they had known that the deals were being made with overlapping companies. The Hall of Fame jockeys are suing the Andrews Management Corp., which invested $1.69 million on behalf of Pincay over a 19-year period and $759,000 for McCarron over nine years.
July 14, 1992 |
A jury heard opening statements from attorneys Monday in a lawsuit filed by Hall of Fame jockeys Laffit Pincay and Chris McCarron against a financial- management group that they allege overspent millions of their investment dollars. McCarron skipped riding at Hollywood Park to attend the opening of the trial before U.S. Judge William Matthew Byrne Jr. McCarron also is not scheduled to ride at Hollywood Park on Wednesday.
October 1, 1992 |
A federal court jury in Los Angeles awarded Laffit Pincay and Chris McCarron about $4.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages Wednesday in the jockeys' lawsuit against their former business managers. After deliberating for a day and a half, the jury awarded Pincay $2.9 million, $2.25 million of which was punitive damages. McCarron's award of $1.5 million included $1.27 million in punitive damages.
February 7, 1988 |
At age 56, Bill Shoemaker is competing in his 40th year as a professional athlete. His 8,725 victories (as of Jan. 16, 1988) make him the winningest jockey of all time. Of the races he has won, 986 were stakes races, and 246 of those were worth $100,000 or more. The total purse money (through Dec. 27, 1987) won by the horses he has ridden is almost $118 million. How long can Shoemaker continue racing?
February 7, 2001 |
Kentucky football Coach Hal Mumme resigned Tuesday after months of investigation into possible NCAA violations. Mumme was replaced by Guy Morriss, an assistant coach at Kentucky with more than 15 years of NFL playing and coaching experience. Morriss was given a one-year contract, Athletic Director Larry Ivy said at a news conference in Lexington, Ky. "I met with Coach Hal Mumme this afternoon and officially accepted his resignation as head football coach," Ivy said.