John Ward http://wkms.org en Beshear Appoints New Member to Horse Racing Panel http://wkms.org/post/beshear-appoints-new-member-horse-racing-panel <p>Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Lexington horseman and attorney John Phillips to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Phillips replaces John Ward, who was appointed in February as executive director of the panel. The commission is responsible for regulating horse races and pari-mutuel betting on those races. Phillips says he&#39;s pleased to accept the appointment to a racing commission that has made &quot;great strides&quot; to improve the sport.</p><br /><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 13:59:32 +0000 Associated Press 17856 at http://wkms.org Beshear Appoints New Member to Horse Racing Panel