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Apr26, 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

Apr20, 2017

ARCI Welfare, Integrity Conference Continues: The Horse 4/20/17

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By: Edited Press Release The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is pioneering cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sprint sport’s big-event days. That program was the main focus of Wednesday’s discussion

Apr19, 2017

The Jockey Club Denies Stud Book Privileges to Four: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

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By: BloodHorse Staff The Jockey Club announced one trainer has been denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for 10 years and three other trainers have been denied the same privileges for one or

Apr19, 2017

ARCI: Vet’s List Changes Aim to Protect Horses: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

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By: Frank Angst The Association of Racing Commissioners International Drug Testing and Practices Committee April 19 moved forward on changes that would standardize vet's list procedures from state to state. The end goal of the

Apr19, 2017

Finger Lakes Racetrack Earns Reaccreditation from NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 4/19/17

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By: NTRA FINGER LAKES RACETRACK EARNS REACCREDITATION FROM NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack has earned

Apr19, 2017

$75,000 Fine, 4-Year Suspension for New Mexico Trainer: TDN 4/19/17

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By: T.D. Thornton A New Mexico-based trainer who continued to race Thoroughbreds unsanctioned for nearly two years despite having two horses test positive for a Class 1, Penalty Schedule A drug in 2015 now faces

Apr19, 2017

Trainer Navarro Vows to Fight Horse’s Positive Test for Cocaine: Daily Racing Form 4/19/17

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By: Matt Hegarty The Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering has notified trainer Jorge Navarro that a horse he trained tested positive for cocaine after a race at Tampa Bay Downs in February, and Navarro said

Apr19, 2017

Out-Of-Competition Testing, Research Seen as Keys to Clean Racing: The Racing Biz 4/19/17

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By: Press Release Increased out-of-competition testing, investing in additional investigators and research into emerging threats are the most effective ways to catch — and, more importantly, deter — cheating in horse racing. That was the

Apr19, 2017

Regulators Discuss Adding Backstretch Investigators: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

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By: Frank Angst In an era where some states have faced budget cuts, racing regulators talked April 19 about creative ways to place more investigators on the backstretch as a way of discovering wrongdoing and

Apr18, 2017

Kentucky Commission Adopts RCI Model Drug Rules: Paulick Report 4/18/17

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By: Natalie Voss The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to accept model drug rules set by the Association for Racing Commissioners International. Dr. Mary Scollay, equine medical director for the commission, said

Apr18, 2017

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

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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

Apr17, 2017

Regulatory Conference This Week in Charleston: Blood-Horse 4/17/17

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By: Frank Angst Many of the country's leading regulators will listen to panels and presentations on drug testing and enforcement, policing the backstretch, and promoting the sport, just to name a few, when they gather this week

Apr17, 2017

Ohio State Racing Commission Schedules Open Forum On Out-Of-Competition Testing: Paulick Report 4/17/17

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By: Press Release The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC)'s open forum on out of competition testing will be held April 24 OSRC at 10 am, at the Riffe Center, 77 S. High Street, Room 1960.

Apr17, 2017

Remington Park Institutes Hair Testing for Grade 1 Championship: AQHA.Com 4/18/17

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By: Edited Press Release Remington Park will implement hair testing for its 440-yard, $250,000 Remington Park Championship (G1), which this year will be run on June 3. According to a press release issued by the

Apr13, 2017

Racing Victoria Fights to Revive Cobalt Case Against Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh: The Sydney Morning Herald 4/13/17

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By: Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria is seeking leave to mount a Supreme Court appeal after its cobalt doping case against top trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh collapsed at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) last month.

Apr13, 2017

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

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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

Apr11, 2017

Many Factors Contribute to Drop in Equine Fatalities at Delaware Park: The Racing Biz 4/11/17

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By: Linda Dougherty Delaware Park experienced a dramatic drop in its fatality rate last year despite having its most starts since 2012, according to The Jockey Club’s Equine Injury Database (EID) for 2016, released in

Apr10, 2017

New York Shifts All Drug Test Costs to Horsemen, Tracks: Blood-Horse 4/10/17

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By: Tom Precious New York horsemen and tracks will pay the full costs of equine drug testing in the state, an amount that totals more than $4 million annually, under a state budget deal that

Apr7, 2017

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

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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,

Apr7, 2017

Allard Horse Receives Positive for Codeine and Morphine at Woodbine: Harness Racing Update 4/7/17

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By: Dave Briggs One Too Many, a horse trained by Rene Allard, has received a positive test for Codeine and Morphine — both Class 1 drugs — following a March 18 race at Woodbine. Brent

Apr6, 2017

CHRB Again Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration: Blood-Horse 4/6/17

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By: Jeremy Balan A nearly five-year process to implement third-party administration of race-day furosemide (commonly known as Lasix) in California could be nearing an end after the California Horse Racing Board approved a proposal to

Apr5, 2017

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

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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