Racing Group Endorses Deadline for Steroid Rule Adoption

Members of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium haven't backed away from a call for regulation of anabolic steroids in racehorses, but on Jan. 31 they endorsed a Dec. 31, 2008, deadline for nationwide adoption of a model rule.

The move comes after several days of upset in the wake of comments by a chemist and horsemen's groups that the model rule is flawed, and state-by-state

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