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Statement From Governor Ernie Fletcher on the Death of John R. Gaines
Press Release Date:  February 11, 2005
Contact:  Doug Hogan
Jeannie Lausche

Governor’s Statement on the death of Breeders’ Cup series founder John R. Gaines who died today in Lexington:

“Mr. Gaines will be deeply missed. He was one of the most innovative thoroughbred industry enthusiasts in the country. I looked to him when we put together our policy for keeping the Kentucky horse industry strong.”


Ernie Fletcher



Last updated: Thursday, June 02, 2005