10/07/2015 10:21AM

Jerardi: Breeders’ Cup betting explosion – and Ken Kirchner lit the fuse

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It was 1995, and Ken Kirchner was a finalist for the presidency of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. He did not get that job, but he noted that Ted Bassett and D.G. Van Clief from the Breeders’ Cup were on the selection committee.