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Horse races are known for their pageantry, and this weekend’s Belmont Stakes will be no different. Over-the-top hats, high-stakes gambling and graceful thoroughbreds come together to create a spectacle that will be broadcast on televisions across the country. There’s a dark side to the sport, though, that happens off screen, hidden beneath the fanfare. Kojo explores the use of performance-enhancing and pain-masking drugs in horse racing and its effect on the industry, fans, jockeys and horses themselves.
- Wayne Pacelle President and Chief Executive Officer, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
- Jim Gagliano President and Chief Executive Officer, The Jockey Club
- Ray Paulick Ray Paulick, Paulick Report
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