Q & A with trainer Glenn Thompson, a witness at the Hearing on raceday drugs

Horse Racing. Google Image.

On Monday, April 30, 2012, a subcommittee of the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce conducted a hearing on health and safety issues for horse and jockey in racing. Among the witnesses was Thoroughbred racehorse trainer, Glenn Thompson, who wrote the book "The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings". Founding President of… Continue reading Q & A with trainer Glenn Thompson, a witness at the Hearing on raceday drugs

US House members hear pro-government regulation, anti-medication testimony

Lasix Off

MATT HEGARTY writing for the Daily Racing Form reports: Members of the racing industry who support the passage of federal legislation to regulate the sport and ban the raceday use of the anti-bleeding medication furosemide made their cases on Monday in front of a House subcommittee hearing held at a school in Pennsylvania. With frequent… Continue reading US House members hear pro-government regulation, anti-medication testimony