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By Eric Mitchell, The Blood-Horse November 1, 2011   The state of Florida is either on the cutting edge of the pari-mutuel sports industry or being manipulated to fatten the pockets of a few creative investors.   Last month, the Florida Department of Pari-Mutuel Wagering gave approval for a company called Gretna Racing LLC to...
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August 16, 2011 By Kent H. Stirling, FHBPA Executive Director   This year’s renewal of the Summit of Speed came within a neck of being yet another  Calder sweep of the four Graded Stakes as was accomplished last year. This good fortune for Calder horsemen was on top of recent overnight purse increases of  7...
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August 16, 2011   In mid July,  Sammy Gordon who had been an FHBPA board member for eleven years, the last six and a half as President, tendered his resignation.  Sam was a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and is currently the CEO of West Indies Tropical Sales Company.  He was the...
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August 16, 2011 By Kent H. Stirling, FHBPA Executive Director   A lot has happened in the last few months dealing generally with race day medication and specifically with Lasix/Salix.  Lasix, I can’t bring myself to call it Salix after all these years, is permitted to be administered to race horses three to four hours...
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August 2, 2011 By Kent H. Stirling, FHBPA Executive Director   Gulfstream had yet another good meet in 2011; maybe great when compared to what was going on at other tracks around the country.  Overnight purses paid were up from $221, 540 to $271,553 or in excess of $50,013 per day over 2010, a 22.5%...
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