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The Jockey Club to restore integrity to horse racing

From: Saratogian In a move that he threatened last March, The Jockey Club chairman Ogden Mills Phipps announced on Sunday at the 62nd Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing at the Gideon Putnam Resort that the organization intends to pursue pursuit of federal legislation “to restore integrity and improve the perception of Full Article

Legislators push to ban horse doping

Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from ...Full Article

Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a ‘sophisticated’ task

Baltimore Sun, May 16, 2013, Kevin Rector In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young ...Full Article

Udall wants to give Anti-Doping Agency power to police horse races with simulcast wagering

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 SANTA FE – Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. ...Full Article

Routine on US Tracks, Doping is Banned in Europe

NPR, Eleanor Beardsley, April 23, 2013 (LIsten to this story on All Things Considered) At the famous Hippodrome de Longchamp just outside of Paris this month, crowds came to cheer ...Full Article

Oklahoma horses doped with ‘frog juice’ jumped to winner’s circle

The illegal use of secretions from a type of South American frog is at the heart of a recent doping scandal that threatened Oklahoma’s billion-dollar horse racing industry. (Comment ...Full Article