Florida Barrel Racing Ruling Upheld

Florida Court of Appeal upholds barrel racing ruling.

In a short opinion issued February 7, the First District Court of Appeal affirmed last year’s lower court ruling that Florida pari-mutuel regulators’ licensing of pari-mutuel barrel racing failed to follow proper rulemaking procedure.

“ . . . the narrow issue in this case is whether the (Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering’s) policy of treating barrel match racing as an authorized form of quarter horse (sic) racing is an unadopted rule,” the First DCA judges wrote today.

See the full opinion.

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