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Purse Increases Continue at GP

The FHBPA and Gulfstream Park have been working together on purse increases for the past year with a particular focus on raising purses during the Non-Championship Meet for those who race here year-round. Purses were raised during the Non-Championship Meet last year which continued from Summer 2017 through the 2017 Gulfstream Park West Meet. Those NCM purses increased again at the start of the 2018 Non-Championship Meet and, beginning this Saturday May 12, we are...
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Screnci Leading Vote Getter in 2018 FHBPA Election

Boca Raton attorney Stephen W. Screnci was the clear leading vote getter in the 2018 Florida HBPA Board of Directors election which concluded last week. Screnci is an owner who assumed the Presidency of the FHBPA last year and received votes on 70% of the ballots cast. The next highest vote getter was incumbent Trainer Director Joseph Orseno who collected votes on 54% of the ballots cast. Others elected to the FHBPA Board for three-year...
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Ballots for the 2018 FHBPA Board of Directors election will be mailed out to Florida licensed thoroughbred owners and trainers beginning February 12. Online voting begins February 17. The FHBPA Board consists of 15 Directors and each year 5 of those Directors’ positions are up for election to three-year terms. Ballots will be sent out, collected and counted by Simply Voting of Montreal, Canada for the second straight year. Electronic voting option will also be...
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Nominees Confirmed for 2018 FHBPA Elections/Awards Presented

The FHBPA held its Nominating Meeting for its 2018 Board of Directors election at Adena Grill at Gulfstream Park last Sunday. Thirteen nominees have been confirmed by the FHBPA Nominating Committee for five available positions. The nominees, who must still sign an affidavit confirming their intent to run, are incumbent owners Adam Lazarus and Stephen Screnci along with newcomers Bob Edwards and Troy Levy. Incumbent trainers Joe Orseno and Barry Rose were nominated along with...
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