New Mexico Race Horses to be Tested for Illegal Drugs

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A bill to rein in illegal doping of horses that take to New Mexico’s race tracks has passed the Senate. The legislation by Sen. Mary Kay Papen was approved 39-3 Wednesday.

It now moves to the House. Regulatory changes in the state’s horse racing industry continue and come after a 2013…