Racehorse Doping Scandal Brings Scrutiny to Vet Care for Racehorses

Racehorse Doping Scandal Brings Scrutiny to Vet Care for Racehorses

For months a mysterious rash of deaths of racehorses has plagued the racing industry, and now prosecutors have, according to CNN, accused “27 people — horse trainers, veterinarians, and drug distributors — of carrying out separate but related conspiracies to covertly provide performance-enhancing drugs to racehorses.” 

Why This Matters:  The New York prosecutor in the case did not pull any punches — the indictments level charges against some of the most prominent trainers (and horses) in the sport.

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