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Despite FHBPA Complaint, Regulators Approve More Phony Horse "Races" At "Oxford Downs" 7/1/2014
By: Kent Stirling, FHBPA Executive Director

Despite related court rulings and a written complaint filed with the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering by the United Florida Horsemen about the blatant misuse of a pari-mutuel permit issued to “South Marion Real Estate Holdings,” horse-based competitions are nevertheless scheduled to take place at the permitholder’s facility (known as “Oxford Downs”) today, July 1, 2014.

Billed as legitimate horse races, the two-horse competitions are essentially a mockery of actual horse racing, and have raised deep concern about animal welfare and regulatory standards among Florida’s horse racing owners, trainers and breeders... Full Story


Gulfstream Horsemen’s Meeting Summary Notes Thursday, June 12, 2014 6/18/2014
By:Kathy Davey

Meeting led by P.J... Full Story


Gulfstream Horsemen’s Meeting Summary Notes Thursday, May 29, 2014 6/2/2014
By:Kathy Davey

Meeting led by P.J... Full Story


Florida Horsemen Adopt Unprecedented Therapeutic Horse Racing Medication Uniformity Plan 4/23/2014
By: Kent Stirling, FHBPA Executive Director

Florida Legislature May Not Act, However

As national voices have gained strength in the debate on the use of therapeutic medication in horse racing, a group of organizations representing nearly 10,000 Florida Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse owners, trainers and breeders had already taken the unprecedented step of uniting behind a uniform policy endorsed by both the Jockey Club and American Quarter Horse Association. The proposal was filed in the Florida Legislature as amendment language and is yet awaiting the chance to be approved by lawmakers... Full Story


Gulfstream Horsemen’s Meeting Summary Notes Thursday, April 3, 2014 4/8/2014
By:Kathy Davey, Secretary

Meeting led by P.J... Full Story



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