Horse Racing Enters Proteomics Age: UK Firm Developing Technology to Detect Steroid Use in Ponies | GenomeWeb

This story originally ran on June 30.

By Tony Fong

It isn't only baseball players and track stars who dope up to gain an upper hand on the playing field. Horse trainers and owners do also. But if researchers in the UK are successful, an improved biomarker-based approach to test for steroids and other banned performance-enhancing substances may be in horse racing's future.

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