Successful Lab Accreditation Push Down to Just a Handful: THA Racing.Com 6/29/17

By: Tom LaMarra Ten United States laboratories that test samples taken from racehorses in 31 of 34 racing jurisdictions applied for lab accreditation through the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, and nine are now accredited. Labs that have successfully completed two rounds of proficiency testing and have passed an on-site inspection are the UC-Davis Kenneth

Mark Purdon Pleads Guilty: Harness Link 6/29/17

By: NZST Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards have concluded an inquiry that commenced on Thursday February 24, 2017, into matters relating to the treatment of OUR DREAM ABOUT ME NZ and that horse being presented for an official trial at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Various evidence had been taken by Stewards through

Vernon Downs Offered as OOC Location for Meadowlands Stakes: US Trotting.Com 6/28/17

By: USTA East Rutherford, NJ --- In an effort to make conforming with The Meadowlands' Out Of Competition (OOC) testing requirements easier and less expensive, arrangements have been made for trainers to stable horses coming from outside the established 150 mile radius in the Vernon Downs barn area for that period of time. There will be no charge

WVRC Votes to Pursue Legislation for Racing Compact: THA Racing.Com 6/28/17

By: Tom LaMarra The West Virginia Racing Commission June 27 voted to lay the groundwork for legislation that would allow it to become a member of a compact that would facilitate adoption of uniform medication rules. The WVRC took the action in the hope other Mid-Atlantic racing states consider pursuing compact legislation. All racing states

NYSGC Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration Rule: Thoroughbred Daily News 6/26/17

By: TDN The New York State Gaming Commission unanimously approved a proposal to formalize race-day administration of Lasix by third-party veterinarians during its meeting Monday in Manhattan. Under the rule, recommended by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) and consistent with model rules of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc., only third-party veterinarians

Souloy Banned 15 Years and Fined $60,000: HarnessLink.Com 6/22/17

By: Karsten Bonsdorf, USTA Senior Newsroom Correspondent Today the Norwegian Trotting Association published the verdict in the doping case against French harness racing trainer Fabrice Souloy, who had four trotters test positive for Cobalt in June 2016 at Bjerke, Oslo. Souloy was banned from training and driving for 15 years and fined $60,000. The association had

Drug Testing Requirements for Stakes:HarnessLink.Com 6/20/17

By: Nick Salvi/NZST East Rutherford, NJ -- The Meadowlands is announcing that all horses entered in the following stakes; Graduate Finals Trot & Pace, Meadowlands Pace, Mistletoe Shalee, Hambletonian Maturity, WR Haughton Memorial, Golden Girls, Stanley Dancer Memorial and Del Miller Memorial will be required to be stabled at an approved training facility within a

ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated: The Horse.Com 6/14/17

By: Edited Press Release The newest version of model rules approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) is now available at arci.com. The ARCI’s model rules are designed to provide the template for racing regulatory entities and the framework under which the sport has made significant gains toward uniform regulations among jurisdictions. The