New York legislation calls for Salix ban for racehorses

Cross-posted from the Blood-Horse Written by TOM LaMARRA A New York lawmaker said he will introduce legislation banning use of “performance-enhancing drugs” such as the anti-bleeding medication furosemide, or Salix. The bill sponsored by Democratic Sen. Thomas Duane outlines penalties, including a permanent ban from racing after three violations. Duane said it is modeled after… Continue reading New York legislation calls for Salix ban for racehorses