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US: Jury finds group in violation of antitrust law after barring cloned horses

 |  September 9, 2014

A federal court jury decided Tuesday that top officials of the American Quarter Horse Association violated antitrust law when they barred cloned horses from the group’s registry, though the jury did not award any damages to the cloned horses’ owners. Plaintiffs Jason Abraham and Gregg Veneklasen filed the suit against the organization, which currently has 280,000 members, for barring their cloned horses in the registry since 2004. Reports say the plaintiffs are looking to register about 20 horses. A lawyer for the AQHA did not immediately comment.

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