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House approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

26 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The House approved a bill Tuesday to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry as lawmakers move to clamp down on use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.
The “Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act” comes after a series of doping scandals and a rash of horse fatalities in recent years. More than two dozen people were charged in March in what authorities described as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them run faster.
Jason Servis, whose champion horse Maximum Security crossed the...
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House approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

House approves bill to combat doping in horse racing

26 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

WASHINGTON - The House approved a bill Tuesday to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry to discourage use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.
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