Mary Scollay-Racing and Medicatio Testing Consortium

Proposed Horse Racing Reforms Gaining Traction

Oct 4, 2019
Stu Johnson

The Thoroughbred racing industry has recently come under increased public scrutiny.  An unusually high number of horse fatalities, particularly in California, along with reports of Triple Crown winner Justify testing positive in 2018 for a banned substance are causing those in horse racing to do deep reflection on a sport which dates back to the 1600’s.  It’s an issue being discussed at racetracks in Kentucky all the way to Capitol Hill.