Industry Voices

Outside commentary from the people who care about and participate in Thoroughbred racing

May 2011 - Posts

It's Time to Draw the Line - By Sen. Tom Udall and Rep. Ed Whitfield

On the first Saturday in May, many Americans will turn their attention to Churchill Downs for the most exciting two minutes in sports. The best of horse racing will be on display for the 137th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Away from the crowds, however, horse racing finds itself facing an unattractive reality. Too many of its equine athletes are overmedicated and doped. The Sport of Kings is no place for such a drug problem.... Read More

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