QRIC Cobalt Appeals Withdrawn: Racing.Com 4/18/17

By: Andrew Eddy The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has withdrawn appeals against two trainers over cobalt offences but denied it had done so due to recent decisions in other state jurisdictions. QRIC had been appealing the decision to clear trainers Rochelle Smith and Lynn Patton, after they had been charged with presenting their horses to

Nick Tardio Disqualified for 2 Years: HarnessLink 4/12/17

By: NZST On 12 April 2017, Harness Racing SA (HRSA) Stewards conducted an inquiry into a report received from Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL) that Cobalt was detected in a urine sample taken from GENUINE EXCUSE NZ prior to it competing in Race 9, Farewell Come On Frank Pace at Globe Derby Park on 7 January 2017. The

World Equine Airway Symposium Scheduled for July: The Horse.Com 4/7/17

By: Edited Press Release Experts on diagnosing, treating, and preventing respiratory disease in horses from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-15, for the 6th World Equine Airway Symposium (WEAS). The symposium, which is held every four years, is the only international meeting focusing solely on equine breathing problems. The meeting is

Willie Mullins Exonerated by Irish Officials Over Vet Drugs Bust: The Guardian 5/5/17

By: Chris Cook Irish authorities have clarified that no suspicions are harboured about the champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins, following news that a vet is accused of possessing unauthorised drugs while he was visiting Mullins’s stable in Carlow. Tim Brennan appeared in Kilkenny district court last week facing 14 charges and is due to appear

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

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