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Florida’s Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Associations Urge Warring South Florida Tracks to Settle Their Differences—And Soon

Originally posted on Florida Horsemen:
With South Florida’s two Thoroughbred tracks engaging in an escalating regulatory battle over racing dates, the professionals who do the “heavy lifting” to provide the actual horse racing product—the horse owners, trainers and breeders—find themselves…

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Florida Governor Scott Tells Palm Beach Post’s Dara Kam That Lawmakers Should Shut Down Gretna Barrel Racing, Slots

In an interview with the Palm Beach Post’s Dara Kam yesterday, December 21, 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott said “Lawmakers need to put an end to the uncertainty over the barrel racing and possible spread of it to other facilities.” … Continue reading

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Response by United Florida Horsemen to December 13, 2011 First District Court of Appeal Order Denying the Emergency Motion to Stay “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” at Gretna Racing, LLC:

“While we are disappointed with the Court’s decision to allow this Trojan Horse masquerade to continue for the time being, we are very grateful to the Court for considering our request and for granting us the unusual opportunity for an … Continue reading

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Gretna Barrel Racing Plans Opposed by Powerful Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (FTBOA)

FTBOA and other horsemen’s groups in opposition of Gretna Racing’s plans October 27, 2011 An application by Gretna Racing LLC to use its Quarter Horse permit to conduct pari-mutuel barrel racing at its facility in Gretna, Fl., approximately 25 miles … Continue reading

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