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CHRB commissioner gives up horse owner’s license after criticism from Gov. Gavin Newsom

John Cherswa October 3, 2019

The California Horse Racing Board, under attack for perceived conflicts of interest, got a little cleaner this week when Commissioner Dennis Alfieri turned in his owner’s license and will no longer race horses in California.

The state regulatory agency was criticized recently by Gov. Gavin Newsom with the hopes of “pulling away from those with direct conflicts and pulling out a more objective oversight capacity.” He made those remarks to a group of New York Times reporters when in New York.

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