Florida Pari-Mutuel Regulation Overhaul, Legislative Gaming Study To Be Held Concurrently; Horse Racing Industry Wonders About End-Game, Dara Kam Reports

Post by Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association.

Horsemen and just about everyone else are wondering what’s the deal with the proposed new #Florida horse racing rule overhaul announced last week–and its surprise scheduling smack in the face of the coming (but completely separate) legislative hearings for the same purpose??  Dara Kam reports for The News Service of Florida that the proposed Rules are making just about everyone–even the bad actors, #casino lawyers and dungaree-donned “flag-drop” phony “jockeys”–scratch their heads. #FHBPA‘s Kent Stirling tells Dara in the article that, if regulators are trying to help, they have a funny way of communicating it. “There’s this thing called the phone,” he said. Under the new proposals, for example, races wouldn’t count if a certain number of horses scratch, and horses would have to post at least 10 published workouts before being allowed to start. Click below to read the complete story via Sunshine State News

http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/new-rules-odds-some-gambling-industry

#horseracing#parimutuel#Thoroughbred,#QuarterHorse,

#SpectrumGaming#FloridaLegislature,#FloridaSenate,

#Standardbred,#FloridaGambling#FTBOA#FQHRA,

#AQHA#TOBA,#Calder#HialeahPark#GulfstreamPark,

#TampaBayDowns#Ocala#Tampa#SouthFlorida,#MiamiDade,

#Broward#PalmBeach#PaysonPark,#NorthFlorida #Orlando

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