UPDATE, 9/28/16: Suit dismissed. Ruling attached below.
A federal lawsuit filed this week could determine whether attendees at the Brockton Fair get to see horse racing this summer.
The New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, based in East Boston, filed suit in US District Court in Boston against the Massachusetts Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association over who gets to represent horse owners and trainers - and against a contract the latter group signed with Brockton Fairgrounds owner George Carney for races in July. Read more.