The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, November 18th, 2022 issued a ruling declaring HISA to be unconstitutional in a case in which the National HBPA had brought suit against HISA.
We are still sorting through all of the legal ramifications of this ruling. For the time being the Ohio State Racing Commission has said that HISA’s current regulations will stay in effect in the state until they receive clarification from the Ohio Attorney General’s office.
We will keep our members posted as we receive more information on this vital issue.
Below is the order from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals;