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Edited Press Release — Lexington, KY, May 3, 2022: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) issued the following statement after the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Board of Directors announced it had selected Drug Free Sport International (DFS) to operationalize HISA’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) enforcement agency.

“Drug Free Sport is a known leader in drug testing and enforcement in sports and we are thrilled to see HISA partner with this expert organization to operationalize their Anti-Doping and Medication Control program and create the Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit,” said NTRA President & CEO Tom Rooney.

“We all share HISA’s goals of protecting equine athletes and raising the bar for integrity in racing, and with the help of DFS, HISA is well on its way to doing just that. I commend Lisa Lazarus and the entire HISA Authority on all their hard work and due diligence in meeting this important milestone under the law.”

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