Congressman Criticizes Racehorse Drug Policy

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U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky opened a Feb. 27 congressional hearing on the use of steroids in sports by claiming leaders of horse racing have repeatedly failed on promises to self-regulate medication issues.

Whitfield, a Republican from Hopkinsville, spoke during a televised hearing entitled, "Drugs in Sports: Compromising the Health of Athletes and Undermining the Integrity of

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