Gorajec: Horse Racing Integrity Act Would Promote ‘Excellence And Independence’

by | 07.17.2017 | 11:44am

In his latest column for Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, Joe Gorajec gives an overview of the Horse Racing Integrity Act, a Federal bill which would “empower the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to be put in charge of a not-for-profit anti-doping authority to manage a such a program for horse racing.

In his column, Gorajec provides an overview of the bill, and also includes his thoughts on “how the new legislation might be applied.”

“The Horse Racing Integrity Act of 2017 would provide the uniformity in regulation that is the accepted standard in nearly all professional sports,” Gorajec writes. “This landmark legislation, however, brings much more than uniform application of standardized rules and protocols. It promotes the principles of integrity, excellence and independence, some of which have been long absent in many racing jurisdictions.”

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