Panel Says Microchips in Horses will not be Mandated

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Putting microchips in racehorses for identification purposes will remain secondary to standard identification procedures such as tattooing and DNA testing, according to a panel of industry experts Tuesday afternoon at The Symposium on Racing and Gaming being held this week near Tucson, Ariz.

The Jockey Club will not mandate the use of microchips as a requirement of the registration of

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