Tag: kennels
State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus stands as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks with reporters at the State Department, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Jim RosicaOctober 3, 2018
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The state’s top gambling regulator, using the greyhound industry’s own concern against it, has nixed an “emergency” request to allow tours of greyhound kennels at race tracks. Robert Ehrhardt, director of the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering, on Wednesday released a letter (reprinted below) that he sent to Florida Greyhound Association lobbyist and spokesman Jack Cory. Ehrhardt’s division oversees dog […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 4, 2018
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Gambling regulators on Tuesday warned racing greyhound owners and others that public tours of kennels at Florida greyhound tracks may violate state regulations. A representative of the industry soon shot back that the prohibition was “outrageous!” Last month, the National Greyhound Association said it would offer tours of “three Florida greyhound tracks and their on-site kennels.” The two-hour guided […]

Staff ReportsJuly 13, 2018
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Photo credit: Van Abernethy Greyhound Adopters for Racing, a new non-profit group, says it has “formed to share its unique perspective on racing greyhounds.” “Racing is not ‘cruel’ or ‘inhumane’ to the dogs,” the organization said in a press release sent Friday. Amendment 13, placed on the November statewide ballot by the 2017-18 Constitution Revision Commission, would outlaw […]


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