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jeff
12/10/2013
2:55:17 PM
Commentary by Tom Noonan -
Time for racing leaders to get their heads out of the sand:
http://tenoonan.com/2013/12/08/time-for-racing-leaders-to-get-their-heads-out-of-the-sand/


--quote:
"The forces opposed to drugs in horse racing now have their poster child - or poster horse if you will. The recent Congressional hearing on the subject will not be the last time you hear the name Coronado Heights bandied about. The four-year old gelding broke down in his third career start and had to be euthanized. What has elevated this $7,500 claimer to prominence is being featured at the Congressional sub-committee hearing on legislation, HR 2012, that would provide federal oversight on the administration of drugs to racehorses. The hearing ended with Congressman Joe Pitts asking two witnesses how the 17 injections given Coronado Heights in the week before his death was 'putting the horse first'"
--end quote




-jp

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