The Chemical Horse, 2nd edition

I’ll Have Another was made a strong favorite to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.Credit...Al Bello/Getty Images

Jane Allin's groundbreaking report on the doping of racehorses — "The Chemical Horse" — has been revised to update its citations. Allin's update coincides with the US House Subcommittee Hearing of the Horse Racing Integrity Act which would establish an anti-doping agency to oversee all horse racing (for an interim period anyway) to include Quarter… Continue reading The Chemical Horse, 2nd edition

All the pretty racehorses full of all the ugly drugs

Racehorse in blinkers. Sarah K. Andrew.

The Chemical Horse Jane Allin, research analyst for the Int'l Fund for Horses, wrote an in-depth report on drugs in US horse racing, called The Chemical Horse, published in April 2011 as part of her ongoing series on horse racing in America. We highly appreciate the New York Times report released today, Big Purses, Sore… Continue reading All the pretty racehorses full of all the ugly drugs