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In Bizarre Move, Gretna “Pari-Mutu​el Barrel Racing” Sends “Breakage” Check to Florida Quarter Horse Breeders Association . . . Even Though No Agreement To Do So Exists Between Them

“Check Immediately Returned” In a bizarre move during the week of February 6, 2012, Gretna Racing, LLC (Gretna) owners sent the Florida Quarter Horse Breeders’ and Owners’ Association (FQHBOA) a “breakage” check from its “pari-mutuel barrel racing” operation, even though … Continue reading

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Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association Holiday Greetings from Dr. Steve Fisch, FQHRA President     Dr. Steve Fisch, FQHRA President, Extends Holiday Greetings on behalf of the Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association and the American Quarter Horse Association   December … 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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Second Florida Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Application Filed by Hamilton Downs in Jasper, Florida, Jim Freer Reports for The Blood Horse

Second FL Group Applies for Barrel Racing By Jim Freer Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011 8:34 AM Hamilton Downs Horsetrack in Jasper has asked the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering for permission to use its Quarter Horse racing permit to … 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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