Saturday, December 31 2011
GULFSTREAM CANCELS QUARTER HORSE RACE
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino announced this morning it has cancelled a Quarter Horse race scheduled for Saturday morning after track officials agreed on a tentative purse agreement with the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association (FHBPA).
Gulfstream planned to run the Quarter Horse race to exercise a dormant non-profit Quarter Horse permit after being advised by counsel it could be lost during the upcoming legislative session. But after meeting with horsemen Friday afternoon and evening, a tentative purse agreement was reached and the race was cancelled.
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