Charles Hayward
  Almost three months ago, I wrote this commentary stating that the proposed bill commonly referred to as the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act, which would create a national anti-doping agency for the sport, would be the most important development in U.S. racing in over a decade. In the meantime, the bill (HR 3084, also known as the Barr-Tonko bill after the two Congressmen who introduced...


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