Florida Barrel Racing Hearings Begin

Florida judge to hear discussion on allowing pari-mutuel barrel racing.

April 9, 2012

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A judge today began hearing a dispute about whether barrel racing is an allowed pari-mutuel activity. The hearing will likely take several days.

Gretna Racing, in Gretna, Florida, near Tallahassee on the Georgia border, conducted a pari-mutuel barrel racing meet that opened on December 2, 2011. The controversial move is opposed by racing and barrel racing representatives both in the state and nationally.

Read more at the Miami Herald.