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Proposed bill partners horse racing, USADA

Updated: May 1, 2013, 11:27 PM ET
Associated Press

Three congressmen are proposing legislation on the eve of the Kentucky Derby that would crack down on doping in horse racing.

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act is sponsored by U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, a Democrat from New Mexico, and Republican House members Ed Whitfield of Kentucky and Joe Pitts of Pennsylvania. The bill would give the United States Anti-Doping Agency authority to enforce standards in races with simulcast wagering.

USADA, the official anti-doping agency for the ...

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