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May25, 2017

Pennuto in Hot Water with Stewards: Racing.Com 5/25/17

May 25th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards are to decline nominations from Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto until further notice after they forced the scratching of his horse Chatober from Thursday’s Moe meeting after he was allegedly

May24, 2017

Harness Trainer Weiner Suspended Indefinitely: Daily Racing Form 5/24/17

May 24th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty Michael Weiner, a harness trainer in New York, has been suspended indefinitely by New York regulators after four horses he started at Monticello Raceway in February tested positive for a substance that

May22, 2017

Settlement Creates Two Winners of 2016 Parx Oaks: Daily Racing Form 5/22/17

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty There wasn’t a dead heat, but the 2016 Parx Oaks will have two winners. In a highly unusual settlement between trainer John Servis and Pennsylvania regulators, both Miss Inclusive, who was first

May21, 2017

End-of-Season Ratings Rules Changed after Masochistic Mishap: Racing Post 5/21/17

May 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Howard Wright in Washington Horses disqualified after testing positive for a prohibited substance will be barred from the official annual end-of-season ratings, the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, produced by the International Federation of Horseracing

May19, 2017

John Servis has Suspension Rescinded by Pennsylvania Commission: Daily Racing Form 5/19/17

May 19th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Jim Dunleavy The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has rescinded the 15-day suspension handed to trainer John Servis by the Parx Racing board of stewards after three of his horses tested positive for clenbuterol between

May19, 2017

Horse Doping: CID Questions Turf Club Officials, Vet: The Times Of India 5/19/17

May 19th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BENGLURU: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) sleuths, who are probing the alleged doping of a race horse, on Thursday questioned top officials of Bangalore Turf Club, including its veterinarian. A posse of CID officials visited the

May18, 2017

Hughie Morrison Faces 10-Year Training Ban after Horse Fails Drug Test: The Guardian 5/18/17

May 18th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Greg Wood The British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday afternoon that it has charged the trainer Hughie Morrison with a serious breach of the anti-doping rules after traces of the anabolic steroid nandrolone and

May15, 2017

Licensed Trainer Daniel Want Disqualified for 15 Months: RacingNSW.Com 5/15/17

May 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: RacingNSW.Com Racing NSW Stewards today concluded an inquiry, opened on Friday, 21 April 2017, into the analyst's finding of Cobalt, at a concentration above the level excepted by AR178C(1)(l), in a urine sample collected

May15, 2017

Stewards Report Len Xuereb and Stefan Jokic: Racing.Com 5/15/17

May 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Racing Victoria Staff Stewards Report Len Xuereb Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have today issued charges against licensed trainer Len Xuereb following an investigation into the circumstances that lead to his horse, Elegantly Wasted, returning

May14, 2017

Daily Double: Vazquez Horse Disqualified Twice From Maiden Wins For Drug Violations: Paulick Report 5/14/17

May 14th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Paulick Report Staff What are the chances a horse would be disqualified from a maiden win – not once, but twice – as a result of post-race drug tests? That's what happened to J.

May11, 2017

Three Years Later, Wickliffe Case Brings Rule Change: Blood-Horse 5/11/17

May 11th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Frank Angst Three years after the deaths of horses in Kentucky and Florida were linked to a Lexington compounding pharmacy, the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy strengthened its regulation of the industry in a move it

May11, 2017

AQHA Announces ‘Racing Integrity Teams’ in Partnership with Racetracks, Racing Commissions: Daily Racing Form 5/11/17

May 11th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

By: Mary Rampellini The American Quarter Horse Association announced Thursday that it has been teaming up with racetracks and racing commissions to "deploy Racing Integrity Teams to racing events." The team's tasks vary, from performing

May11, 2017

Monmouth Park Earns Reaccreditation from NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 5/11/17

May 11th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: NTRA Press Release/Joan Lawrence LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 11, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Monmouth Park has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Featuring 14 graded

May10, 2017

Manufacturer Fined in Contaminated Horse Feed Case: The Horse 5/10/17

May 10th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Pat Raia California-based Western Milling LLC has agreed to pay more than $500,000 in fines in connection with its manufacture of monensin-contaminated horse feed. Monensin is an ionophore antibiotic sometimes included in ruminant, swine,

May9, 2017

Supplement Contamination Caused Positive Test Results: The Horse 5/9/17

May 9th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Edited Press Release The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) said it appreciates the efforts made by Cargill to determine how two horses ridden in a Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) competition by US Equestrian

May6, 2017

More Drug Tests for Qld Winter Carnival: Nine.Com 5/6/17

May 6th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Queensland officials have stepped up drug testing for the winter carnival with samples taken from 50 horses at the Gold Coast feature meeting. The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has announced increased drug testing

May4, 2017

Attorney Advises Caution in Use of Compounded Meds: Blood-Horse 5/4/17

May 4th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Frank Angst An attorney who handled a prominent negligence case against a Kentucky compounder advises veterinarians and horse owners to make sure they are acting legally when administering a compounded drug to a horse, because

May1, 2017

NYRA Bets Presents Derby Countdown: Pre-Race Inspections, Fractionally Speaking: Paulick Report 5-1-17

May 1st, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By:Natalie Voss Considering the Intricacies of Pre-Race Inspections As Kentucky Derby and Oaks starters turn in their final workouts and gallops this week, they'll be watched closely by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission officials as part

Apr28, 2017

Churchill Downs Releases Derby, Oaks Equine Security Protocols; Re-Emphasizes Ongoing Safety & Integrity Measures: Churchill Downs 4/28/17

April 28th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Press Release/Churchill Downs/Darren Rogers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Friday, April 28, 2017) – Churchill Downs Racetrack today re-emphasized its annual enhanced security measures for horses competing in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I)

Apr26, 2017

Mario Serey Jr. Suspensions Total 315 Days For Six Clenbuterol Positives In Pennsylvania: Paulick Report 4/26/17

April 26th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Paulick Report Staff Trainer Mario Serey Jr. is facing a 315-day license suspension and $11,500 in fines from six individual rulings issued by stewards at Penn National and Parx Racing in Pennsylvania for clenbuterol

Apr26, 2017

Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Stewards Under Scrutiny For Summary Suspensions: Paulick Report 4/26/17

April 26th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick Last week we wrote about a horse being allowed to run in the finals of the April 22 Remington Park Futurity for Quarter horses despite the horse's owner and trainer being summarily

Apr24, 2017

NY Commission Tweaks 7 Drug Thresholds: TDN 4/24/17

April 24th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: T.D. Thornton By unanimous voice vote, the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) tweaked and augmented threshold levels for seven therapeutic Thoroughbred medications at the board’s Apr. 24 monthly meeting. According to a brief