Microchips Not Mandated in Racehorses

Putting microchips in racehorses for identification purposes will remain secondary to standard ID procedures such as tattooing and DNA testing, according to a panel of industry experts at The Syamposium on Racing and Gaming held Dec. 6-8, 2005, near Tucson, Ariz.

The Jockey Club won't mandate the use of microchips as a requirement to register foals in the near future, but it will

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