VOLUME 1 - 2008-2009 - ISSUE 1
1 Ky. J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Resources L. 67 (2009).
REINING IN THE HORSE RACING INDUSTRY: A PROPOSAL
FOR FEDERAL REGULATION OF STEROID USE IN RACEHORSES
Note Written By: Jennifer M. Jabroski
This Note will examine the effects of steroids on racehorses, and will analyze some of the regulations that states have implemented to combat the use of steroids in the horse racing industry. Additionally, this Note will look to the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium Model Rules as a guide to federal regulation of the matter. This Note will lastly explain the need for a uniform system regulating the industry on a national scale and why federal regulation of the use of steroids in the horse racing industry is the sole method of ensuring that the integrity of the horse racing industry is maintained and the welfare of racehorses protected.