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The horse racing industry in Florida is world-renowned for both its breeding and racing of thoroughbreds. The Ocala area boasts most of the State’s breeding farms and helps make Florida the second largest producer of thoroughbred racehorses in the United States after Kentucky. Racing in Florida, and particularly at Gulfstream Park, is the envy of...
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  SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2016-2017 Applications are now being accepted for the FHBPA Scholarship Program for the 2016-2017 school year. Those eligible to apply for these Scholarships include the following persons that work with our equine athletes, and the workers’ dependents, who reside in Florida full-time: licensed trainers, assistant trainers, foremen, grooms, exercise riders, pony persons...
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Soon after my arrival as FHBPA Executive Director in February this year, I was greeted with a deluge of positive tests being called against trainers by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering (the “Division”). I came to learn that Florida passed into law changes to Permitted Medications...
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To all Horsemen, I would just like to extend a thank you to everyone that attended the Decoupling Meeting that was presented on May 19th at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion. Your attentiveness and participation throughout the meeting with thoughtful follow up questions was noted and appreciated. I would also like to thank those that volunteered their...
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Re-elected on March 24, 2016 to a second term as President of the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association was William P. “Bill” White, who led the organization this past year to defeat what would have been a major overhaul of state pari-mutuel statutes to the detriment of Florida horse racing and breeding operations. With...
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