Facing the leadership deficit
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- As they do every summer, the powers that be in the racing game gathered here last weekend for the Jockey Club Round Table on Matters Pertaining to Racing. As is the case every summer, what happens in Saratoga stays in Saratoga, even in a summer such as this, when reform, which is to say medication reform, is foremost on a short agenda.
The anti-Lasix movement appears to have subsided. Much well-grounded support among horsemen and the scientific community has quelled the opposition.
A positive for overage of a legal medication and one for an illegal, performance-enhancing substance are very different things