The need for the global harmonization of anti-doping policies in horseracing

Published: Wednesday, 10 July 2013. Written by Hamid Khanbhai, Nick Broomfield No Comments

The media was quick to dub the Al-Zarooni decision British horseracing’s Lance Armstrong moment; it was the moment that doping in racing was brought to the attention of the world at large. The decision has proved to be the catalyst for widespread debate concerning both the need for reform and whether it would be possible for horseracing to adopt an approach similar to that taken by the Word Anti-Doping Agency (“WADA”).

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Hamid Khanbhai

Hamid Khanbhai

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Hamid is a barrister at 4 New Square. He is developing a practice in all of Chambers' areas of work, including sports law. He assisted Graham Chapman as a pupil in a strike out / summary judgment application in the context of a claim in negligence brought by a former Premier League footballer against his insurance advisers.

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Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield

Nick became a tenant of 4 New Square in October 2011 and is developing a broad civil and commercial practice across all areas of Chambers’ work. Nick completed his twelve month pupillage with Chambers under the tutelage of Richard Liddell, Jonathan Hough, Charles Phipps and Mark Cannon QC. During pupillage Nick attended court, conferences, mediations and settlement negotiations with his supervisors and drafted research notes, opinions and pleadings.

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