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  1. A clean horse and the Kentucky Derby

    Bill Finley

    There is a potential Kentucky Derby contender that never runs on any drug, including Lasix.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  2. If Alex Rodriguez were a horse trainer

    Bill Finley

    Is the sport of kings doing enough to get drugs out of the game?

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  3. Congress, please save racing from itself

    Bill Finley

    It's been a while since the panel has convened and the members might want to know what's been going on lately in horse racing. It hasn't been good.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2013
  4. Bill Finley: Suspensions don't work

    Bill Finley

    On any day at any racetrack there is a trainer or two or more that has been suspended for drug violations.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  5. Bill Finley: In Dutrow case, they got it right

    Bill Finley

    Barring a successful Hail Mary from his legal team, Rick Dutrow will begin serving a 10-year suspension any day now ...

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  6. Bill Finley: Lock them up

    Bill Finley

    This is not really about picking on Quarter Horse racing, sending a message or even making an example out of one trainer.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  7. Bill Finley: Racing's impending crisis

    Bill Finley

    When done right, horse racing can still be extremely successful.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  8. Bill Finley: hen punishment doesn't fit the crime

    Bill Finley

    If the sport is finally determined to do the right thing drug violators will be dealt with severely.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  9. Breeders' Cup shows chops with drug ban

    Bill Finley

    This is no doubt the beginning of the end of Lasix use in U.S. racing.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2011
  10. Bill Finley: Lasix Ban: Just do it

    Bill Finley

    Two days of high-level meetings on the future of drugs in racing are now in the books and what do we have? An agreement to keep talking.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2011
  11. Bill Finley: The end of racing's drug addiction?

    Bill Finley

    In five weeks, 20 or so of the best 3-year-old race horses in America will go into the starting gate and vie for the sport's greatest jewel, the Kentucky Derby trophy. And every one of them will be drugged.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2011
  12. Bill Finley: How to fix the Triple Crown? Get rid of the drugs

    Bill Finley

    It's not the Triple Crown that needs fixing, but the horses that run in the Triple Crown.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  13. Bill Finley: Thoroughbred racing can learn from greyhound ban

    Bill Finley

    This is still a sport where catastrophic injury rates are far too high, where thousands of thoroughbreds go to slaughter every year and where the use of legal drugs is condoned.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  14. The worst of 2008

    Bill Finley

    The year 2008 can't end soon enough and I wish to send it on its way with a truly appropriate column, The Worst of 2008.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2008
  15. Un-American

    Bill Finley

    Foreign horses don't need drugs and can beat these other horses running on drugs? Bill Filney says that's downright Un-American.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2008
  16. Lasix also one of the drugs that has no place in the game

    Bill Finley

    While horse racing is making very slow but somewhat steady progress in its fight to rid itself of scourges like steroids and a number of illegal drugs, it shouldn't continue to ignore another drug that has no place in the game. It's time for Lasix to go.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2008