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.
April 29, 1994 |
An attorney for jockey Gary Stevens charged this week that his client has been bilked out of more than $350,000 by his former financial adviser. Neil Papiano, who represents Stevens, said the jockey is suing Harvey Cohen, an attorney who raced the stakes-winning Music Merci, for actual and punitive damages over pension and investment plans that disappeared. "There's at least $350,000 involved," Papiano said. "All the money that Gary put up is gone.
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.