Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Updates “Rules of Racing – Chapter 45 Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing”

On August 14, 2019, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission published the unofficial “Rules of Racing” on its website.  Significant changes were made to Chapter 45 which is titled “Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing.”  To avoid penalty, Trainers and Owners must review these changes carefully and ensure compliance.

A Horse-First Bill: 2019 Horseracing Integrity Act | America’s Best Racing

U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), and Andy Barr (R-Ky.), congressmen representing Saratoga Springs and Lexington, respectively, introduced March 14 the Horseracing Integrity Act to create a uniform national standard for drug testing in racehorses that would be overseen by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. — Read on http://www.americasbestracing.net/the-sport/2019-horse-first-bill-2019-horseracing-integrity-act

How will the United States Supreme Court Decision on state sports betting impact horse racing in Oklahoma?

Horse racing is a vibrant business in Oklahoma.  Will this new decision by the United States Supreme Court in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, which in the absence of federal legislation allows each state to directly regulate sports betting, present new opportunities for expansion? http://www.horsecouncil.org/press-release/supreme-court-opens-state-sports-betting-flood-gates-sen-hatch-offers-federal-framework/