Security Protocols for Horses in 2017 Blue Grass Stakes: The Horse.Com 3/31/17

By: Edited Press Release Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky, will continue its enhanced security measures for horses entered in the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, a prep races for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, scheduled for Saturday, April 8. Toyota Blue Grass Stakes contenders must be on the Keeneland grounds no

Oxycodone Positives Dropped in PA; Court Upholds Cobalt Positives in Maine: Harnes Racing Update.Com 3/31/17

By: Dave Briggs Fines and suspensions for Oxycodone positives in Pennsylvania for trainers Rene Allard, Kevin Lare and Brad Irvine have been rescinded by the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission (PHRC) due to “mitigating circumstances.” In other relatively recent developments, controversial trainer Lou Pena has received a conditional three-year license in Pennsylvania and major Cobalt positives

Owner, Veterinarian Suspended 30 Days: Daily Racing Form 3/29/17

By: David Grening The New York stewards suspended owner Raj Jagnanan for 30 days and fined him $1,500 for having a bottle of the medication albuterol in his car. Albuterol is a bronchodilator that is only permitted to be in the possession of a licensed veterinarian. The suspension begins Monday, and Jagnanan will not be

Coast Trainer Loses Appeal Against $25,000 Fine: Sunshine Coast Daily 3/24/17

By: Alex Nolan Trainer: David Vandyke    Photo credit: Tracey Nearmy   RACING: Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke has lost an appeal against the severity of his $25,000 fine imposed by Racing New South Wales stewards, after stable star Yankee Rose tested positive to a banned substance at Randwick last year. Vandyke pleaded

Florida Ruling Means Dozens Of Drug Positives Likely To Be Dismissed: Paulick Report 3/24/17

By: Ray Paulick Dozens of administrative complaints for medication violations in Florida are likely to be dismissed after the state's Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering issued an order accepting the recommendations of an administrative law judge who found that serum sample collection procedures qualified as “unadopted rules” and that no action could be taken against licensees based

Cobalt Charges for Ricky Vale: Racing.Com 3/22/17

By. Racing.Com Staff Rockhampton trainer Ricky Vale has been called upon to answer four prohibited substance charges - including three for cobalt - before the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission. The charges arise from positive swabs taken from four of Vale's horses at meetings at Rockhampton and Mackay in February and March of last year. The