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Feb 3rd, 17
The future for American Quarter Horse racing in Florida
Letter from FQHRA President, Ron Smith

February 3, 2017    

Dear FQHRA members, horsemen and breeders,

As you are aware, FQHRA, supported by Ocala Breeders Sales and the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, filed an administrative action challenging the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s issuance of the race dates license and cardroom licenses to Hialeah Park for FY 2016-2017.  The challenge was based on the Division’s acceptance of an agreement between Hialeah and the South Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association (“SFQHA”).  FQHRA argued that the Division was operating under an improper non-rule policy in allowing Hialeah to unilaterally control racing dates and purse decisions without the involvement of an independent horsemen’s group. 

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