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February Groom of the Month

FHBPA is pleased to recognize Eduardo Diaz as the Groom of the Month for February 2019. A native of Mexico, Eduardo came to the US about 12 years ago to join his brothers who were working on the backside of Calder Race Course. Growing up on a horse farm provided good experience for Eduardo when he found his first job as a hot walker, Six months later he began to rub horses and became a...
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3-Year Depreciation in Proposed Legislation

The following press release is from the NTRA: THREE-YEAR RACEHORSE DEPRECIATION PROVISION INCLUDED IN PROPOSED TAX EXTENDERS, DISASTER RELIEF LEGISLATION  LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 1, 2019) – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced bipartisan tax and disaster relief legislation on Thursday, February 28, that includes three-year depreciation for racehorses. Under the proposed package, three-year racehorse depreciation would be retroactive for 2018, continue through 2019 and grant taxpayers the...
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