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Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act

Rep. Paul Tonko speaks at Saratoga Race Course
Lucas Willard / WAMC

A bill aimed at improving safety in thoroughbred horseracing has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Horseracing at Saratoga Race Course
Lucas Willard / WAMC

The House has approved a bill to create national medication and safety standards for the horse racing industry to discourage use of performance-enhancing drugs that can lead to horse injuries and deaths.