State senator looks to crack down on NM horse racing cheats: “We don’t need to …
http://www.ballotpedia.com/wiki/index.php/Mary_Kay_Papen“>Mary Kay Papen says she’s had enough with reports of race horse doping in New Mexico.
The state Senator who has served in the Roundhouse for 11 years says she plans to introduce a bill in the next legislative session calling for tougher penalties against trainers and owners who violate rules governing horse racing.
“We need to clean this up,” Papen (D-Las Cruces) told Capitol Report New Mexico. “We don’t need to be known as a crooked horse racing state. Horse racing is too important in this state.”