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President of NTRA to testify before Congress

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The president of the National Thoroughbred
Racing Association will testify before Congress this month as part
of its investigation into steroids in sports.
Alexander Waldrop has been asked to appear Feb. 27 before the
House Energy and Commerce Committee's panel on commerce, trade and
consumer protection.
Also appearing will be representatives from Major League
Baseball, the NFL, the NBA and the NHL, as well as collegiate and
high school sports.
Professional sports have been under scrutiny for their attempts
to fight steroid use. Horse racing has also recently begun working
to adopt new rules banning the use of illegal performance-enhancing
drugs.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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