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Kentucky enacts Lasix rule as debate continues

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Kentucky enacts Lasix rule as debate continues

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/horseracing/2012/10/04/kentucky-enacts-lasix-rule-in-horse-racing/1614039/

  • Private veterinarians had been administering shots of furosemide
  • Kentucky is fourth state to implement rule regarding who gives drug
  • Separate rule will limit Lasix in certain stakes races beginning in 2014

6:39PM EST October 4. 2012 – Starting Friday, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission staff will be the only veterinarians allowed to give racehorses anti-bleeding shots four hours before they race under a new rule the state hopes will help lift confidence in the sport’s integrity.

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