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Teller All Gone euthanized. Jakob Schiller for NYT.

NM Racing Commission discusses safety rules changes

Teller All Gone euthanized. Jakob Schiller for NYT.
A 2-year-old quarter horse named Teller All Gone broke a front leg in a race on Sept. 3 and was euthanized. New York Times. Photo by Jakob Schiller.

The Associated Press Reports:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – The New Mexico Racing Commission is holding a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to adopt stricter standards for horse racing.

The commission will take testimony at its Albuquerque headquarters on model regulations developed by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.

The move comes after a New York Times story described New Mexico as having the worst horse safety record in the United States.

More of the story and video at KOB.com >>

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