New York Racehorse Steroid Ban in Effect Jan. 1

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New York racing regulators have approved a final set of rules restricting the use of anabolic steroids in horse racing, effective Jan. 1, 2009. New York officials said the rules send a strong message to those hoping to use illegal performance-enhancing drugs.

"New York and increasingly much of the country is saying no steroids to enhance the performance of the horse," said John Sabini,

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