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Breeders' Cup backs away from plan to expand ban of horse racing drug Lasix

by Stephanie O'Neill | Take Two

Groomer Byron Vasquez of Cerin Racing Stables washes a racehorse after a run on Friday morning at Hollywood Park Race Track. Each season, the team moves their staffers and horses to a different track. Cerin Stables just transported their 35 racehorses from Santa Anita. Maya Sugarman/KPCC

Horse racing's Triple Crown starts tomorrow with the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby. But as fans focus on that, industry insiders are talking about how another race series backed away from its plan to further restrict the use of a popular drug. KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill has the story.

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