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“Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” Is An Unadopted Rule, Florida’s First District Court of Appeal Affirms

In a short opinion issued today, February 7, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal (“First DCA”) affirmed last year’s lower court ruling that Florida pari-mutuel regulators’ licensing of “pari-mutuel barrel racing” failed to follow proper rulemaking procedure. To view … Continue reading

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Florida’s Thoroughbred, Quarter Horsemen Draw Praise for Unity At Today’s Pari-Mutuel Regulatory Hearing

October 16, 2013–The coalition of horse racing owners, trainers and breeders on hand for today’s Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering rule hearing in Broward County drew praise and recognition from others in attendance who noted the unification among Thoroughbred, Quarter … Continue reading

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Rectifying Past Florida Pari-Mutuel Regulatory Wrongs A Step in the Right Direction, Horsemen Say

Given  the imminent final phase of the Florida Legislature’s highly anticipated gaming study, how proposed new pari-mutuel rules might factor into future policymaking is unknown, but Florida’s horsemen agree that recent developments on both the regulatory and legislative fronts have … Continue reading

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Gretna “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” Awarded Mystery License

Announcing “business as usual,” Gretna Racing LLC (“Gretna”) applied for and has received an amended racing license from the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering yesterday, June 6, 2013, that authorized it to conduct back-to-back weekends of mysterious and unspecified “quadruple-header” … Continue reading

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Gretna Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing Ruling–National News Coverage This Week

CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA May 8, 2013 In a story Monday about a ruling involving the facility running barrel races in Gretna, the News Service incorrectly said, based on information from the source, that the parent company … Continue reading

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Based on Phony April 8 “Race,” GPTARP Opens Slot Door Through Summer Jai Alai Permit Argument; The Florida Current’s Gray Rohrer Reports On Administrative Challenge

Flap over summer jai alai permit bleeds into another pari-mutuel loophole fight Gray Rohrer, 10/29/2012 TheFloridaCurrent.com State regulators denied a second summer jai alai permit to Flagler Dog Track and Magic City Casino this summer, but now the fight over … Continue reading

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Controversial Gretna Resumes “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing,” Plans Thoroughbred Simulcasting from Calder Casino Despite Pending Litigation, The Blood Horse’s Jim Freer Reports

Gretna Resumes Racing, Plans Simulcasting By Jim Freer Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012 9:52 AM Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012 9:56 AM http://www.BloodHorse.com Gretna Racing in Gretna, Fla., has resumed its controversial pari-mutuel barrel racing under a Quarter Horse license … Continue reading

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Phony Horse Races Are Florida’s Newest Gold Rush, Daily Racing Form’s Matt Hegarty Reports On GPTARP, Others

Florida racetracks’ new fad? Quarter Horse meets By Matt Hegarty, Daily Racing Form 10/11/2012 12:44PM Two Quarter Horses lined up near the top of the stretch for the 11th and last race April 8 at Gulfstream Park. A racetrack employee … Continue reading

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Citing “Low Attendance,” Gretna Racing Cancels “Open Barrel Racing;” Poker and Cardrooms Allowed to Continue, While Slots Loom

Resultant horse racing industry job loss continues as pari-mutuels leverage “Gretna Model” to bypass Florida’s live racing requirements for slot machines Opening for “pari-mutuel barrel racing” once again today, October 5, 2012, despite an imminent court ruling on the legality … Continue reading

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Florida “Pari-Mutuel Barrel Racing” Hearing Case No: 11-005796RU Reconvenes for Third Time on August 22-23, 2012 in Tallahassee

Litigation Now at Nine-Month Mark American Quarter Horse Association: “Pari-mutuel barrel racing” is NOT legitimate Quarter Horse racing Litigation over the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s 2011 unilateral license award for Greta Racing LLC to conduct “pari-mutuel barrel racing” as … Continue reading

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