11th Circuit Neighs At Equestrian Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has upheld a district court ruling dismissing the antitrust claims of two Florida horse show promoters over the equestrian sport’s controversial “mileage rule.”

On Thursday, the appeals court confirmed an earlier decision handed down by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, ruling that JES Properties Inc. and Michael W. Gallagher did not have sufficient grounds to pursue an antitrust case.

“The District concluded that JES and Mr. Gallagher had failed to raise a...
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