Monthly Archives: December 2011

revised version of the Destination Resort Bill, filed in the Florida Senate last Friday, shows significant changes evidently aimed at winning approval and moving the bill to the Senate floor


A revised version of the Destination Resort Bill, filed in the Florida Senate last Friday, shows significant changes evidently aimed at winning approval and moving the bill to the Senate floor. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, a Republican from … Continue reading

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Podcast: Florida horse breeders stewing over barrel races


SouthFloridaRacingJournals Comment: What I cannot understand is, they make this all sound illegal. Like any good lobbyist or criminal lawyer, they found a loophole and were able to exploit it. I think the anger should be placed with the Floriduh … Continue reading

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Gulfstream Quarter Horse Plan Questioned


Gulfstream Quarter Horse Plan Questioned By Jim Freer Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011 7:40 AM Gulfstream Park Gulfstream Park will hold one or possibly two Quarter Horse races over the New Year’s weekend—one after its last Thoroughbred race Dec. 31 … Continue reading

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Pari-mutuel Barrel Racing-The New Face of Barrel Racing


Pari-mutuel Barrel Racing-The New Face of Barrel Racing A new face of barrel racing has begun in Gretna, Florida. The North Florida Horsemen’s Association (NFHA) and Creek Entertainment Gretna (CEG) has brought barrel racing to a whole new standard that … Continue reading

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Florida mega-casino bills destined to die, insiders say


Florida mega-casino bills destined to die, insiders say By Scott Blake So-called “destination gaming” bills before the Florida Legislature that have ignited a statewide debate on casino gambling don’t seem likely to be approved, according to officials following the legislation. … Continue reading

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