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Sports: Tennis, Horse Racing, Lasix #129235

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 02, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Victories at French Open tennis tournament by teens Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles reported; match scenes shown. Throat growth noted threatening life of race horse Mister Frisky. Debate over drug Lasix that is used for race horses examined; scenes shown from Kentucky Derby and Preakness. State of New York, site of the upcoming Belmont Stakes, noted banning all pre-race medication. [Unbridled's trainer Carl NAFZGER, veterinarians Doctors Mike HAUSER, James BELTEN - defend Lasix as way to control bleeding.] University of Pennsylvania study of Lasix cited. [Trainer Phil GLEAVES, "New York Times" sportswriter Steven CRIST, trainer Andy ELDER - say Lasix enhances horses' performances.]

Gandolf, Ray;
Simpson, Carole

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