Suburban Downs vs. Illinois Racing Board, et al

Erick J. Bohlman

Case Conclusion Date:November 18, 2008

Practice Area:Administrative Law

Outcome:Dismissed by stipulation.

Description:Horse racing operator sued the Illinois Racing Board, various race tracks and various horsemen's organizations alleging a right to conduct racing. Bohlman represented the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, who argued a right to be given notice of IRB hearings affecting its members. The court established an important precedent by agreeing with client's due process arguments.