Saturday, August 30, 2014

U.S. congress debates doping in horse racing

August 30, 2014

Leaders from the horse racing industry spoke before the United States congress to discuss whether the sport needs federal oversight to ban doping. Legislation in the U.S. could be followed by similar bills passed in Europe.
Congress considered legislation regulating horse racing in the 1980’s. Last month, federal authorities arrested members of a Mexican cartel using racehorses bred and trained in the United States for laundering drug money.

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