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State urges justices to allow dog racing measure

State urges justices to allow dog racing measure | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Pointing in part to the “common sense” of voters, Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office Wednesday filed a 44-page brief urging the Florida Supreme Court to allow a proposed ban on greyhound racing to go on the November ballot.
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Judge strikes down dog-racing ban, calling it ‘outright trickeration’ 

Judge strikes down dog-racing ban, calling it ‘outright trickeration’  | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Saying it &qout;hide(s) the ball&qout; and calling it &qout;outright ’trickeration,’ &qout; a Tallahassee judge has ruled that a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at ending dog racing shouldn’t go on the November ballot. But in a statement, Attorney General Pam Bondi – who supports a dog-racing ban – sai…
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Counties sue to remove amendments from Florida’s November ballot

Counties sue to remove amendments from Florida’s November ballot | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
After meeting for a year, the Republican-controlled panel placed eight amendments on the November ballot, including merging unrelated amendments together in Amendment 10.
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Greyhound racing in Iowa still working to create self-sustainability

Greyhound racing in Iowa still working to create self-sustainability | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
A greyhound racing park in Dubuque was opened in 1985 but in recent years, the Iowa Greyhound Park has struggled to break even.
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Rosenthal Rosenthal Closes $12.5M Hallandale Beach Casino Buy

Rosenthal Rosenthal Closes $12.5M Hallandale Beach Casino Buy | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
The law firm represented buyer Jeffrey Soffer the well-known developer and co-owner of the Turnberry Associates real estate company.
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Court twice rules against Florida drug testing rules

Court twice rules against Florida drug testing rules | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it

The trainers for Greyhounds with 24 positive test results for cocaine metabolites won two court victories that could overturn Florida's drug testing rules.
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Bill to bring back greyhound racing, slot machines falls short

Bill to bring back greyhound racing, slot machines falls short | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
The debate Friday was lengthy and at times headed. It lasted more than four hours before the bill's passage failed.
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Greyhound racing ban approved for ballot 

Greyhound racing ban approved for ballot  | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Florida voters will be asked this fall to ban greyhound racing, a staple for decades of the state’s gambling industry.
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Florida Senate passes bill banning steroids for greyhounds

Florida Senate passes bill banning steroids for greyhounds | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would ban injecting racing greyhounds with anabolic steroids
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Greyhounds: changes on the horizon

Greyhounds: changes on the horizon | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
A host of new initiatives by Greyhound Racing Victoria has restored some confidence in the industry.
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Australian Greyhound Racing Initiatives to Revive Industry

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Tighten leash on greyhound racing in Florida

Tighten leash on greyhound racing in Florida | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
The Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board calls on legislators to tighten up dog racing regulations to protect dogs and prevent cheating.
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SPCA waiting on forensic evidence in investigation of live-bait use

SPCA waiting on forensic evidence in investigation of live-bait use | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
SPCA waiting on forensic evidence in probe against top greyhound trainer.
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In Florida, a fight over dog racing pits a waning generation of gamblers and trainers against animal rights advocates 

In Florida, a fight over dog racing pits a waning generation of gamblers and trainers against animal rights advocates  | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
If passed, a state ballot measure would close most of the nation’s remaining tracks.
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Regulators plan to keep using emergency rule on race-dog drug testing –

Regulators plan to keep using emergency rule on race-dog drug testing – | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Gambling regulators this week said they plan to keep using an emergency rule that allows them to continue testing racing greyhounds for drugs. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation, which regulates gambling through its Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, posted a &qout;notice of renewa…
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Personnel note: Major B. Harding joins greyhound group’s legal team 

Personnel note: Major B. Harding joins greyhound group’s legal team  | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Major B. Harding has joined the Florida Greyhound Association’s (FGA) legal team. The addition of Harding, a high court appointee of the late Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles, was announced Wednesday by association general counsel Jeff Kottkamp. Harding served o…
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New ad depicts graphic greyhound accidents and confinement

New ad depicts graphic greyhound accidents and confinement | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Advocates say this ad will be the first of many voters will see before November.
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Bid To Ban Dog Racing Draws Court Fight 

Bid To Ban Dog Racing Draws Court Fight  | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
The association that represents greyhound owners and breeders filed suit against the state Thursday, hoping to block a ballot measure that would ban dog racing across the state.
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Brent Batten: Bonita dog track VP now turns to voters' say on gambling

Brent Batten: Bonita dog track VP now turns to voters' say on gambling | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
And there is a Plan B. “We’re actually working on plans to start development with or without slots,” said a VP at Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track.
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Greyhound owners to challenge proposed amendment that bans dog racing | News | wtxl.com

Greyhound owners to challenge proposed amendment that bans dog racing | News | wtxl.com | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (The News Service of Florida) - Greyhound breeders and owners plan to file a lawsuit that challenges a proposed constitutional amendment that would outlaw dog racing in Florida.
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Cocaine gives Greyhound racing a black eye

Cocaine gives Greyhound racing a black eye | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it

The Racing Laboratory at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine has analyzed more than
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Florida voters could decide greyhound racing track's future

Florida voters could decide greyhound racing track's future | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
Florida voters could decide the future of greyhound racing this November.
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'Hollow words from government' on greyhound racing | Voxy.co.nz

'Hollow words from government' on greyhound racing | Voxy.co.nz | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
After many months of investigation by retired High Court Judge Honorable Rodney Hansen, it was revealed that greyhound racing's animal welfare record was as bad as it's critics claimed.
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Time for voters to end greyhound racing in Florida

Time for voters to end greyhound racing in Florida | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
A measure proposed by two state Senate veterans as part of a constitutional review process would end greyhound racing.
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847 Greyhounds test postive for drugs

847 Greyhounds test postive for drugs | Greyhound Racing | Scoop.it
SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - For years there has been controversy surrounding greyhound racing and now a new study is causing even more concern for the industry and the health of
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