Friday, October 26, 2007

New York Proposes Tough New Steroid Regulations for Harness and Flat Racing in State

New York may soon have one of the toughest laws in the United States on the levels of steroids allowable in racehorses. The rule was unveiled at a meeting of the state racing board yesterday.

The members of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board are interested in receiving industry comments and positions for their proposed rule change.

A rule in its conceptual form is posted on the Internet for your review.

Should you wish to comment, kindly email your responses to, or mail to Racing and Wagering Board, 1 Broadway Center, Suite 600, Schenectady, NY 12305-2553.

Note: It's not clear how or if this rule would affect horses presented in sales.

Click here to read the entire proposed rule.

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