xviii, 972 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Formatted Contents Note
The United States Constitution : the vigilant sentinel Equine regulatory law's flow chart; an overview of federal and state judicial systems; the basics of legal research Origins of equine regulatory law How laws are made : racing statutes; administrative regulations; appeals to court Racing's not-so-silent partner : the State Racing Commission Kentucky State Racing Commission v. Fuller : the Kentucky Derby goes to court The absolute insurer rule : "un-American or "obvious" necessity? The history of the "undesirable" : the balancing test between a paying customer's rights and racetrack security Exclusions, ejections and discipline of licensees "If you can't split 'em, dead-heat 'em!" and other misadventures after a race is declared "official" The negligent hot dog, copperheads in the parking lot, and a brawl over a "reserved" seat : racetracks and basic tort law Liability for injuries to licensed participants Stall applications and the "murky waters" of state action Racing dates : a view beyond the Gulfstream-Hialeah 100 years' war Good help is hard to find : racing employees and the law Freedom of speech and other constitutional issues in the racing world.
Library's copy updated to Supplement no. 1 (2012-2013) only. Library's copy inscribed by author.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 925-940) and indexes.
Kept up-to-date by supplements.
KF3989 .H435 2012
9781935497530 (hardback) 1935497537 (hardback)