Lawmakers take up proposal to outlaw horse doping

Posted at: 02/08/2013 4:21 PM
Updated at: 02/08/2013 9:03 PM
By: staff

Lawmakers are looking to crack down on horse doping.

Officials want horses, like athletes, to be tested for illegal substances.

The bill would provide the Racing Commission with $1 million per year for the testing.

The money would come from redirected horse-racing tax revenue that is now used to payoff bonds to improve the state fairgrounds