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Court Of Appeals issues Temporary Stay, lifting Injunction against HISA in Louisiana, West Virginia

The PAULICK REPORT writes on Aug. 4. 2022:

The United States Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay nullifying a July 26 injunction preventing the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority from enforcing its racetrack safety regulations in the states of Louisiana and West Virginia.

For now at least, the stay also makes moot the question of whether the injunction is limited to Louisiana and West Virginia or also applies to Jockeys’ Guild members riding Thoroughbred races in other states. The July 26 order by Terry Doughty, U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Lafayette Division, stated that the “geographic scope of the injunction shall be limited to the states of Louisiana and West Virginia,” but also included the phrase “and as to all plaintiffs in this proceeding.” Continue reading at the Paulick Report »


WE SAY: US horseracing is an unholy mess. It is always the horses who suffer of course. So many dead racehorses. Racing will continue to kill them whether HISA is employed or not.

See Horse Racing Wrongs for documented evidence of how they die, when they die and where they die. Say their names. »


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