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Jan14, 2019

Racehorse doping prevention and identification focus of three research studies: Horsetalk 1/14/19

January 14th, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Tackling the use of illicit substances in the horse world has advanced in recent month with three “tactical research” studies by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC). Tactical research studies focus on detecting,

Jan3, 2019

Showing producer urges others to ‘learn from my error’ after positive dope test: Horse & Hound 1/3/2019

January 3rd, 2019|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Alex Robinson A showing producer whose horse tested positive for banned substances including ACP at Royal Windsor Horse Show has urged others to learn from her mistakes. Joanna Bates’ ride Grandeur was the subject of

Jan2, 2019

Koriner fined $3,000 for medication overage: Daily Racing Form 1/2/19

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Trainer Brian Koriner has been fined $3,000 for a medication overage detected in one of his runners after a victory at Del Mar last August. In a stipulated agreement

Dec27, 2018

All Iwate Pref. races canceled after 5th horse tests positive for banned steroid: The Mainichi 12/27/18

December 27th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: MORIOKA -- The banned muscle-building steroid boldenone was detected in a horse entered in a December race at the Mizusawa track in Oshu, Iwate Prefecture, the prefectural horseracing association announced on Dec. 26.

Dec27, 2018

Kentucky court rules absolute-insurer rule valid in Motion case: Daily Racing Form 12/27/18

December 27th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court decision from last year that sent tremors through the racing regulatory community by throwing out the state’s absolute-insurer rule

Dec21, 2018

Joseph O’Brien avoids sanction after horse tests positive for banned substance: Independent 12/21/18

December 21st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Michael Verney JOSEPH O'BRIEN has avoided sanction from the Irish Horse Racing Board (IHRB) despite having one of his horses disqualified after testing positive for a banned substance earlier this year. The O'Brien-trained Pedisnap

Dec20, 2018

USEF: Horses Can Compete on Pergolide With Therapeutic Use Exemption: The Horse 11/29/18

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

Press Release: Pergolide has been the mainstay treatment of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), also known as equine Cushing’s disease, for several decades. Due to the class of drug that pergolide represents, it is a prohibited

Dec20, 2018

Minnesota Settles Three High-Level Post-Race Positives: Bloodhorse 12/20/18

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

By: Frank Angst The Minnesota Racing Commission has reached settlements to resolve three high-level positives found in recent equine post-race drug tests. Two of the positives were for pemoline (Cylert), and one was for cardarine—both

Dec13, 2018

CHRB Moves Forward on Out-of-Competition Sanctions: Bloodhorse 12/13/18

December 13th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

By: Jeremy Balan The California Horse Racing Board took a step toward a policy of out-of-competition testing with teeth during its monthly meeting Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Out-of-competition testing is conducted in California,

Dec11, 2018

Positive tests prompt Kentucky commission to outlaw three medications: Daily Racing Form 12/11/18

December 11th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday placed three drugs on its prohibited substances list following positive findings for two of the substances in horses that raced in the state this fall.

Dec4, 2018

Ruidoso Downs Deploys Drug-Detecting Dog: Bloodhorse 12/4/18

December 4th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Jeremy Balan The ongoing fight against the use of prohibited drugs in racehorses now features a drug-sniffing dog named Chini. A 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, Chini was deployed by Ruidoso Downs during its summer meet in 2018,

Nov28, 2018

SA trainers have tubing bans cut on appeal: Racenet 11/28/18

November 28th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: A training duo received significant reductions to hefty raceday treatment penalties after an appeal to the South Australian Racing Appeals Tribunal (RAT). Niki O’Shea and Ashton Downing received five and two-year penalties respectively

Nov27, 2018

Laing, Camerons avoid altrenogest sanctions: Racing.com 11/27/18

November 27th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

Racing.com Staff: Trainers Robbie Laing and Russell and Scott Cameron have avoided sanction after having mares in their respective stables test positive for trenbolone, an anabolic androgenic steroid. Racing Victoria stewards in their investigation found

Nov27, 2018

NY Court of Appeals Affirms Gaming Commission Sanctions Against Harness Trainer Lou Pena: NYSGC 11/27/18

November 27th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission today announced that the New York Court of Appeals has upheld the 2015 sanctions levied against harness trainer Lou Pena, who was found responsible for 1,719 equine

Nov26, 2018

Hair Analysis Detects Drugs in Horses Weeks, Months After Administration: The Horse 12/26/18

November 26th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Christa Leste-Lasserre In the race for the ultimate drug test, Chinese researchers just got a few lengths ahead. In fact, you might even say they got a hundred lengths ahead. That’s because they’ve validated a

Nov23, 2018

RV investigating Balfour: Racing.com 11/23/18

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

By: Andrew Eddy Veteran Mornington trainer Clive Balfour faces another Racing Victoria investigation into possible race-day treatment just seven months after returning from a ban for the same offence. RV stewards at Moe on Thursday

Nov19, 2018

Ohio Commission To Hear Racetrack Veterinarian Comments On Out-Of-Competition Testing: Paulick Report 11/19/18

November 19th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

Press Release: A panel of practicing racetrack veterinarians will present their thoughts on Out of Competition Testing at the Ohio State Racing Commission's (OSRC) monthly meeting, November 29, 2018, at 10 a.m. in Room 1948

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