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Aug31, 2018

Trainer Richard Laming suspended: Wide World of Sports 8/31/18

August 31st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Cranbourne trainer Richard Laming has been suspended by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board over a race day administration charge. Laming was charged by Racing Victoria stewards following a race day stable inspection

Aug24, 2018

Gaming Commission Implements Enhanced Security Protocols for Travers Stakes and Sword Dancer Stakes : Gaming.NY 8/21/18

August 24th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission announced today the implementation of enhanced security protocols for the 149th running of the Travers Stakes and the 44th running of the Sword Dancer Stakes at Saratoga

Aug24, 2018

Ellis Park Accredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, Making Kentucky Fully Accredited: NTRA 8/16/18

August 24th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Ellis Park has received its initial accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, bringing the number of active accreditations to 24 racetracks in the U.S. and

Aug14, 2018

Trainer Robin Bastiman banned from racing for three years after giving horse cobalt injection: Mail Online 8/14/18

August 14th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Sam Turner Robin Bastiman, best known for his handling of dual Nunthorpe winner Borderlescott, has been disqualified from racing for three years after a BHA inquiry found the former trainer guilty of injecting 2016

Aug9, 2018

Drug Tests From Trials Lead To Purses From Rainbow Derby, Futurity To Be Held: Paulick Report 8/1/18

August 9th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Purses are being held in two recent Grade1 Quarter Horse races at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico: for the winner and second-place finisher of the $801,564 Rainbow Derby on July 21 and for the

Aug8, 2018

Persaud Suspended 30 Days For Possession Of Injectable Drugs: Paulick Report 8/8/18

August 8th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: Owner/trainer Randi Persaud has been suspended 30 days for possession of injectable drugs, according to a ruling released Wednesday by the New York State Gaming Commission. Ten days of the suspension have been

Aug7, 2018

Bastimans to face charges after positive cobalt test on Wolverhampton winner: Racing Post 8/7/18

August 7th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Lee Mottershead Rebecca Bastiman will on Friday become the first British trainer to face charges of a positive cobalt test after the BHA's retrospective testing system shone the spotlight on handicapper John Caesar following

Aug3, 2018

Updated classification guidelines and ARCI Rules: Harness Link 8/3/18

August 3rd, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: In an ongoing effort to provide best practices for the regulation of racing and wagering, The Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) reviews and updates its Model Rules of Racing (v8.4) as well

Aug1, 2018

Three purses from Rainbow Derby and Futurity held pending drug ruling: Ruidoso News 8/3/18

August 1st, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Dianne L. Stallings Three purses from winners in the Rainbow Derby and Futurity races at Ruidoso Downs are being held pending the outcome of follow-up drug testing and resulting adjudication. "I think the important

Jul24, 2018

Saratoga Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

July 24th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Saratoga Race Course, home to one of the world’s most prestigious annual race meets, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in

Jul23, 2018

HRI board unanimously approves new anti-doping policy: The Irish Times 7/23/18

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The board of Horse Racing Ireland has unanimously approved a new ‘Industry Wide Policy on Prohibited Substances & Doping Control’.  The long-awaited new protocol promises to introduce a radical overhaul of drug testing and

Jul20, 2018

CHRB Makes Progress on Out-of-Competition Testing: Bloodhorse 7/20/18

July 20th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Jeremy Balan Nearly a month after a contentious California Horse Racing Board meeting delayed a proposal on out-of-competition testing changes, which would have aligned California with several major racing states and with the Racing

Jul20, 2018

Horse racing body: ‘prior day notice’ drugs testing not ideal: The Irish Times 7/20/18

July 20th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has described as less than ideal any “prior day notice” element likely to be included in the thoroughbred industry’s proposed new anti-doping policy. Despite that, racing’s regulatory

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