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Godolphin scandal raises debate on steroid use

Updated: May 2, 2013, 4:44 PM ET
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The doping scandal that led to the downfall of Godolphin trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni could ultimately lead to a global ban on anabolic steroids in horse racing.

Days after Al-Zarooni was banned for eight years for using steroids on his horses in Britain, the Australian and American industries are discussing something that a few years ago seemed inconceivable. Currently, only most of Europe has such a ban. Steroids are allowed in training in Australia, the U.S. ...

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