The state Assembly approved legislation Thursday to allow the California Horse Racing Board to conduct milkshake testing and allow use of the University of California at Davis as the primary laboratory for all drug analysis for horse racing in the Golden State.
The second round of "super-test" results from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Racing Integrity and Drug Testing Task Force should be released early in January, said Jim Gallagher, executive director of the task force.
Backstretch security will be heightened at the upcoming fall meeting at Keeneland, a track unique to American racing in that the stable area is open to the public and not restricted to licensed personnel and approved visitors.
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