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Barr pushing for passage on contentious horse racing legislation

07/11/2018 01:07 PM

LEXINGTON — Since 2015 U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, has been pushing a bill which would move the multi-billion dollar sport of horse racing in the nation to one universal, federally regulated medical commission. The legislation has largely divided the sport of horse racing, with proponents on both sides of the bipartisan bill arguing economic downturns will come if the bill is either not enacted or enacted. Recently Barr alongside breeder and owner Arthur Hancock of Stone Farm, and Hall... Read more 

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