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Kentucky horse trainer says Horse Racing Integrity Act would add bureaucracy and hurt business

06/28/2018 01:04 PM

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, is trying to gain traction in Congress to pass legislation which would add new requirements to horse racing across the nation. Bentley Combs, a horse trainer in Kentucky who recently started his own business after years working in the equine industry, said the legislation sponsored by Barr and U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-New York, would hurt his business because of additional fees to pay for added bureaucracy. “This bill affects me as a newer trainer... Read more 


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