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The 2019 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 550
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING
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F.S. 550.285
550.285 Obtaining feed or other supplies for racehorses or greyhound racing dogs with intent to defraud.
(1) Any owner, trainer, or custodian of any horse or dog that is being used, or is being bred, raised, or trained to be used in racing at a pari-mutuel facility who obtains food, drugs, transportation, veterinary services, or supplies for the use or benefit of the horse or dog, with intent to defraud the person from whom the food, drugs, transportation, veterinary services, or supplies are obtained, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
(2) In prosecutions under this section, proof that the food, drugs, transportation, veterinary services, or supplies had been furnished and not paid for, and that the owner, trainer, or custodian of the horse or dog was removing or attempting to remove any horse or dog out of the state and beyond the jurisdiction of the courts of this state, is prima facie evidence of intent to defraud under this section.
History.s. 36, ch. 92-348.