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Horse racing debates use of race-day medication

The deaths of 23 horses over three months at Santa Anita in California have roiled the racing industry and prompted abrupt changes in race-day medication rules that would alter the …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 3:45 p.m.

Major tracks to ban race-day use of anti-bleeding medication

Starting in 2020, 2-year-old horses won’t be allowed to be treated with the drug Lasix within 24 hours of racing. Lasix is a diuretic given to a majority of horses …