Tag Archives: North Florida Horsemen’s Association

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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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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Gretna Racing License Unlawfully Legalizes New Form of Florida Gambling: Legality of Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing, Validity of Gadsden Slot Referendum Challenged

Gadsden County slot referendum based on illegal barrel racing; Florida Pari-Mutuel Division awards Gretna license with no enabling legislation, regulatory hearings or public input By authorizing a pari-mutuel wagering license to Gretna Racing, LLC, the State of Florida has unlawfully … Continue reading

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American Quarter Horse Association Refuses To Legitimize Gretna Casino Barrel Racing; Upholds Florida Law, Florida Horsemen Note

 At a November 3, 2011 meeting in Oklahoma requested by the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe and Gretna Racing LLC, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) flatly refused to recognize the legitimacy of Gretna Racing LLC’s self-owned “North Florida Horsemen’s Association,” … Continue reading

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