Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015

Pitts: Proposed Legislation ‘Masquerades Under The Veneer of Reform’

Congressman Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) joined with Senator Tom Udall (D-NM.) to comment on thoroughbred horse racing legislation introduced on Thursday. The Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act would create a new organization, the Thoroughbred Horseracing Anti-Doping Authority (THADA), to regulate medication use in Thoroughbred horse racing and allow drugs to be used on race day. This legislation […]

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ARCI, NHBPA Express Opposition To Proposed Horseracing Integrity Act

Following statements in response to the proposed Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015 are from the Association of Racing Commissioners International and National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association: The Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) is in the process of analyzing the full impact of the Barr/Tonko proposal announced today.  In response to media requests […]

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‘Common Sense Legislation’: Barr, Tonko Introduce Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015

Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) and Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY), the co-chairmen of the Congressional Horse Caucus, today introduced the bipartisan Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.  Under existing law, the American thoroughbred horseracing industry labors under a diverse patchwork of conflicting and inconsistent rules governing medication policies and practices across 38 different racing jurisdictions. This […]

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