Keyword: Richard Hancock

  • FTBOA Makes Breeders' Payout Changes

    The board of directors of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association announced Nov. 9 a change in the manner in which Breeders' Awards will be paid in 2011.

  • FTBOA Gets Quarter Horse Permit

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, under a new state law, could use the permit to run a not-for-profit Thoroughbred meet at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. track.

  • FTBOA Awarded $2.5 Million Grant

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association announced Feb. 25 that it, along with partner MaxWest Environmental Systems, has received a grant award in the amount of $2.5 million from the Florida Energy and Climate Commission for a green energy project.

  • The synthetic track at the OBS

    Ocala Industry May Seek Racing Permit

    Cognizant of negative dynamics hammering the racing scene in South Florida, leaders of the Thoroughbred industry harbored in the central part of the state are considering preemptive-strike plans to pursue a permit for pari-mutuel meets to be run in the Ocala area.

  • Are Calder Agreements in Jeopardy?

    Reports that Churchill Downs Inc. and the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association are stalled in talks on a Calder Race Course slot machine contract are leading to concerns about possible cancellation of two contracts between CDI and the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.

  • FTBOA to Help Convert Waste into Energy

    MaxWest Environmental Systems and Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association have announced a partnership to convert horse waste into renewable energy.

  • Horse owner/breeder Earle I. Mack

    Agreement Worked Out on Florida Sales

    Principal parties in a debate over rules governing horse sales in Florida announced April 22 that they had drafted joint recommendations to be delivered to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

  • Florida OKs Quarter Horse Permit

    There may be more opportunities for Thoroughbreds to race in Florida in the coming years as at least one proposed Quarter Horse track has received a permit from the state, with a second such facility under consideration for similar licensing.

  • Magna, Florida Horsemen OK Slot Revenue Split

    After months of wrangling, Magna Entertainment Corporation and the Florida horseman agreed Friday evening to the percentage of slots revenue that will increase horseracing purses at Gulfstream Park.