Judge: Illinois Lawsuit ‘Deterred’ ITBOF From Pursuing Contract With Arlington

A federal judge on Thursday denied a motion by the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association seeking injunctive relief to prevent the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Foundation from negotiating a contract with Arlington Park to replace the ITHA as the representative organization for horsemen at the suburban Chicago racetrack. The ITHA also named the Illinois Racing Board in the […]

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Illinois Horsemen File Lawsuit Against Arlington Park, Breeders’ Group, Racing Board

The following statement was issued Monday by the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association after it filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleging tortious interference, coercion, defamation, and First and Fourteenth Amendment rights violations against Arlington Park, Illinois racing officials and the Illinois owners and breeders’ organization.  The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Inc. (ITHA) on Monday […]

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