JC / Railbird

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Joe Drape on proposed federal legislation of drugs in racing:

Some of horse racing’s most influential stakeholders have known that the bill was coming and in recent weeks have called for the elimination of all illegal drugs as well as legal ones, like corticosteroids, that can mask an injury.

I had been wondering what gave rise to recent concord on the issue …


Ha, because you know it didn’t come out of the blue…

Posted by dana on April 29, 2011 @ 7:06 pm

Exactly. I could believe that the RCI proposal would appear as it did, but it was curious that so many groups quickly fell in line, the usual suspects excepted.

Posted by Jessica on April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 pm