Tag: racing dogs

Jim RosicaDecember 29, 2017

Calling it an “immediate danger” that needs “emergency action,” gambling regulators this week filed a temporary rule to allow them to keep testing racing greyhounds for drugs. The moves comes after an administrative law judge struck down the testing program, saying it was “invalid.”   The Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, which regulates gambling in Florida, also asked Judge […]

Staff ReportsOctober 27, 2017

A bill to ban the use of steroids in racing dogs has again been filed in the Legislature. Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, an Orlando Democrat, is behind the House bill (HB 463), and Sen. Dana Young, a Tampa Republican, has the measure in the Senate (SB 674). The legislation, which died in the Senate in the 2017 […]


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