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Drug Regulations: Solving the Conundrum with THADA

The familiar shape of the circular firing squad began forming even before two American politicians announced in July that they were sponsoring legislation to address horse racing’s never-ending conundrum involving medication – both the therapeutic and performance-enhancing varieties that find their way into our sport. The battle lines have been drawn for years between those who want to establish a national authority over the rules, testing and enforcement involving drugs in racing and those who want to maintain the status quo, keeping the power in the hands of politically appointed state racing commissions. Both sides have hired lobbyists and are plotting strategies to get their way. Those who seek a central authority (including The U.S. Jockey Club and the Breeders’ Cup) favour legislation in the U.S. Congress that would create a non-governmental agency, modeled after the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to regulate horse racing’s drug rules on a national…

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