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Racehorse deaths result in tough drug policies

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Tough new drug policies for racehorses were included in the emergency rules approved Thursday by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board. The changes come as the result of an investigation into almost two dozen deaths at the Aqueduct Race Track during the winter meet. That investigation resulted in a report released at the end of September, which included some revolutionary reforms to make racing safer for the horses and riders. Changes adopted Thursday ...

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