Racing Commissioners: Phase Out Use of Equine Drugs in Five Years

The outgoing and incoming leaders of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) called for a five-year phase-out of equine medication from horse racing March 28. Outgoing RCI chairman Dan Hartman of the Colorado Racing Commission said "a five-year phase-out is reasonable to bring North American racing policies in line with what is going on in other parts of the world like Europe

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