New Federal Racehorse Drug Legislation Introduced – 5.21.13

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frogjuice2 A U.S. Senator and four members of the House of Representatives have introduced the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2013 to regulate/prohibit substances, methods, and treatments that can be used in racing.

CLICK HERE to read the article from thehorse.com

DR. RAMEY NOTES:  The new bill would set up a new federal agency, which is not necessarily a great thing, but I’m not sure what else could be proposed, assuming that one cares about the drugs-in-performance-horses issue.  It will be interesting to see what happens.

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