New generation of problems
They may be wanting of ethics, human decency, integrity, morals and common sense, but you cannot deny the ingenuity of those who would discover a powerful drug excreted by a tropical amphibian and bring it to the racetrack. And you thought cobra venom was pushing the envelope.
The racing industry's knee-jerk reaction to its current medication controversies and drug scandals dominates the conversation.
There is a clear difference between therapeutic and prophylactic medication and performance-enhancing substances that have no beneficial purpose just as there is between aspirin and cocaine.
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