Future of Hialeah QH Racing Still in Doubt

The historic Miami-area track has severed tied with the Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association.

Thoroughbred Daily News

The future of Quarter Horse racing at Hialeah Park near Miami is in doubt, as track management has severed ties with the Florida QHRA.

The future of officially recognized Quarter Horse racing in Florida is still in doubt, as Hialeah Park near Miami has severed its relationship with the Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association -- a racing affiliate of AQHA -- in favor of a newly formed horsemen's group, the South Florida Quarter Horse Association.

The FQHRA has represented horsemen's interest at Hialeah Park since the historic track's inaugural Quarter Horse meet started in November 2009. Click here to read more about Florida's "flag drop" racing circuit from the Thoroughbred Daily News. The story, which was published online on October 6, includes comments from FQHRA president Ron Smith.

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