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United Florida Horsemen Note Addition of Destination Casino Bill Sponsor Erik Fresen to 2014 Florida House Gaming Committee

With this week’s August 14 Florida House of Representatives announcement of 2014 House Committee members, the United Florida Horsemen noted with interest the addition of State Representative Erik Fresen (R-Miami), along with three other new members to the House Select … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Park’s unusual GPTARP slots petition has Florida horsemen wary, Daily Racing Form’s Matt Hegarty Reports

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An unusual regulatory petition is stirring confusion among Florida horsemen and breeders who do not know whether the request to the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering  indicates an attempt by GPTARP, as it is known,…

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Paulick Report Notes Florida Horsemen: Horse racing, state losing out on Gretna “pari-mutuel barrel racing” deal

Florida Horsemen: Horse racing, state losing out on barrel racing deal by Paulick Report Staff | 01.26.2012 | 3:19pm       Reprinted from The Paulick Report:  An international on-line horse racing publication by noted Thoroughbred racing authority Ray Paulick     … Continue reading

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Gretna Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing and other farces: Chris E. Wittstruck, Standardbred Owners Association of New York Director; Albany Law School Racing and Gaming Law Network Charter Member

Harnesslink Admin 07:06 AM 06-Dec-2011 NZT   http://www.HarnessLink.com In every aspect of law there are numerous instances of so-called loopholes and technicalities. When a career criminal ‘beats the rap’ or a large corporation files an IRS return showing no taxes … Continue reading

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Only 8 Horses and 50 people Show Up to “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” Opener; Thousands of legitimate horse racing jobs lost in Creek Gretna Entertainment farce

To exacerbate the mockery of yesterday’s “opening” at Creek Gretna Entertainment, only 8 horses and 50 people showed up for the “pari-mutuel barrel racing” farce. Compare this with typical opening day crowds of 25,000 or more people and 2,000 horses … Continue reading

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Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering Evades Public Scrutiny and Accountability by Denying Fair Hearing on Legality of Gretna Would-be Casino’s “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing,” United Florida Horsemen State

In the wake of the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s highly questionable approval of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” at Gretna Racing LLC, and the Division’s subsequent flat refusal to even hold a public hearing on the question of whether these actions … Continue reading

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Gretna Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Regulations Yet Resolved, Jim Freer of the Blood Horse Reports; Gadsden Careening Toward Slots Wrought by Lack of Pari-Mutuel Regulation

With unresolved questions about the legality of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” and the related lack of pari-mutuel regulation that is careening Gadsden County toward slot machines, Jim Freer of the Blood Horse–a respected international horse racing publication–reports on November 17, 2011 … Continue reading

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