Albuquerque Journal: Editorial: Udall horse doping bill ready to run for reform

Sen. Tom Udall is preparing to take a needed run at cleaning up the horse racing industry by creating a national standard for the use of performance-enhancing drugs in races with interstate simulcast wagering.

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act would set up a basic framework and then turn over drafting the rules and enforcing them to the United States Anti Doping Agency, an independent organization that polices U.S. Olympic athletes and promotes clean sports competition. The racing industry would bear the costs of policing and enforcement.

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