BHA: Elective Testing Could Have Prevented Yanworth Failed Test: Racing Post.Com 7/10/17

By: David Baxter Elective testing for the presence of corticosteroids should have been undertaken, with Yanworth's failed drug test after his run in the Champion Hurdle preventable, the BHA disciplinary panel indicated in their notes on the case published on Monday. Trainer Alan King was fined £2,000, while Yanworth was disqualified from the Cheltenham Festival showpiece –

King Fined £2,000 Following Yanworth Cheltenham Case: Racing Post.Com 7/6/17

By: Jon Lees Alan King was on Thursday fined £2,000 after Champion Hurdle favourite Yanworth failed a post-race drug test. The JP McManus-owned hurdler returned a positive test for Triamcinolone acetonide, an anti-inflammatory, after finishing seventh in the Cheltenham Festival feature for which Yanworth was sent off 2-1 favourite. Although Triamcinolone acetonide can be administered

‘Very Serious Rule Breaches’ Threaten Luke Comer Yard: Sport Horse Racing 7/5/17

By: Johnny Ward Multi-millionaire developer and trainer Luke Comer remains suspended until the end of the month after the Turf Club's referrals committee met yesterday and found him guilty of "very serious rule breaches". In April, Comer got a suspended six-month ban after he refused permission for officials to inspect his stables. Comer is in

Champion Hurdle Favourite Yanworth Failed Drug Test: Racing Post 7/5/17

By: David Baxter Yanworth failed a post-race drug test after finishing seventh in last season's Champion Hurdle, it has emerged. Sent off the 2-1 favourite, the Alan King-trained seven-year-old returned a positive test for Triamcinolone acetonide, an anti-inflammatory, the BHA confirmed on Wednesday. Although Triamcinolone acetonide can be administered to horses in training, it is not

Foxhunter Non-Runner: Charges Imminent in Cheltenham Probe: Racing Post.Com 7/3/17

By: Jon Lees and Richard Forristal The trainer of the prolific point-to-point winner prevented from running at the Cheltenham Festival in mysterious circumstances is understood to be facing serious doping charges after the conclusion of an investigation triggered by the discovery of a blood-covered syringe at jump racing's showpiece meeting. An announcement from the BHA

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

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