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Feb13, 2017

Veterinarian, Online Pharmacy at Center of Painkiller Case: Daily Racing Form 2/13/17

February 13th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty Federal prosecutors in Louisiana have charged a veterinarian and a Nebraska online pharmacy with conspiracy related to their alleged roles in providing an illegal painkiller, dermorphin, to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse trainers

Feb12, 2017

Florida HBPA Pushes for Adoption of Medication Penalty System: THA Racing.Com 2/12/17

February 12th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Tom LaMarra The Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has reaffirmed its support for uniform medication rules, particularly adoption of the Multiple Medication Violation Penalty System. The FHPBA in a release said it held a

Feb11, 2017

California Horse Racing Board ‘Disappointed’ in Appellate-Court Decision in De La Torre Case: Northern California Record 2/11/17

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

By: Dee Thompson LOS ANGELES — Horse trainer Jose De La Torre had a trial-court decision overturned in his favor in a lawsuit brought against the California Horse Racing Board, according to a news release

Feb10, 2017

Federal Charges Brought Against Veterinarian In Louisiana Dermorphin Case: Paulick Report 2/10/17

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

By: Paulick Report Staff After an investigation that spanned close to five years, federal authorities have indicted a Louisiana veterinarian with treating horses with an illegal synthetic drug. The Associated Press reports that veterinarian Kyle Hebert has

Feb9, 2017

Belinda McCarthy Disqualified and Fined: HarnessLink.Com 2/9/17

February 9th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: NZDT/Harness Link Mrs Belinda McCarthy Harness Racing New South Wales Stewards today concluded the Inquiry into the presentation of VINNY CHASE to race at Tabcorp Park Menangle on 14 June 2016, when subsequent to

Feb7, 2017

Williams in Clear After Ibuprofen Positive: Racing.Com 2/7/17

February 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.Com Staff Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has been cleared of any rule breach, following an investigation into a raceday Ibuprofen detection in galloper Oregon Spirit. Oregon Spirit was set to race at Flemington on

Feb7, 2017

CHRB Faces Another Delay In Third-Party Furosemide Administration: Paulick Report 2/7/17

February 7th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick Efforts by the California Horse Racing Board to begin third-party administration of the anti-bleeder medication furosemide (Salix, formerly Lasix) – initiated in 2012 – suffered another setback last week when the state

Feb5, 2017

Santa Anita Stewards Fine Gus Headley $1,500: Daily Racing Form 2/5/17

February 5th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Steve Anderson ARCADIA, Calif.- Trainer Gus Headley was fined $1,500 on Jan. 29 for removing a horse from another trainer’s stable and administering medication to the horse, according to a ruling issued by Santa

Feb3, 2017

Trainer Guilty, Disqualified 4 Years: HarnessLink.Com 2/3/17

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Harness Link Trainer-driver Shannon Lindsay with Apollo Thirteen. Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards conducted an Inquiry yesterday into a report received from the Australian Government National Measurement Institute that Cobalt above the threshold

Feb3, 2017

Anti-doping Issues a Hot Topic at ITBA Seminar:Racing Post.Com 2/3/17

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Aisling Crowe in Clonmel CONCERNS over anti-doping inspections on stud farms, as well as inspections from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), were hot topics at the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association seminar at the Minella

Feb2, 2017

Big Topics: ARCI Conference on Racing Integrity and Equine Welfare: Horse Racing Nation 2/2/17

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: HorseRacingNation.Com The 2017 ARCI Conference on Racing Integrity and Equine Welfare will focus on a blunt discussion about what is working and what is not in racing regulation in an ongoing effort to continually

Feb2, 2017

Oklahoma Medication Issues Discussed in Historic Meeting: AQHA 2/2/17

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Oklahoma QHRA The Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association hosted a meeting on Friday at Heritage Place in Oklahoma City to provide industry stakeholders an opportunity to visit with a number of racing industry experts on

Feb1, 2017

ARCI Names Members of New Model Rule Compliance Panel: THA Racing.Com 2/1/17

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

By: Tom LaMarra Three former racing regulators have been chosen to sit on a panel that will certify jurisdictional compliance with integrity standards each year—the components of the National Uniform Medication Program will be the

Feb1, 2017

With Eye Toward Uniformity, Kentucky Reviews Drug Rules: Blood-Horse 2/1/17

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

By: Frank Angst After an in-depth review of its racing medication rules relative to the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s recommendations, a Kentucky council is recommending penalty classification changes for a pair of medications. The

Jan31, 2017

Turf Club ‘Optimistic’ Drug Test Protocols Can be Put in Place: The Irish Times 1/31/17

January 31st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The Turf Club says it is “optimistic” long-awaited protocols to allow officials from racing’s regulatory body carry out drug tests on stud farms can be put in place within the next two

Jan30, 2017

Mott Attends First Day of Hearing into 2014 Suspension: Daily Racing Form 1-30-17

January 30th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: David Grening SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – On a typical Monday in late January, the Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott would be in Florida, readying a large string of horses based at the Payson Park

Jan26, 2017

KHRC Committee Advances Voided Claim Rule: Blood-Horse 1/26/17

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

By: Eric Mitchell With relatively little discussion, a proposed rule outlining conditions that could void a claim was unanimously approved Jan. 26 by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Safety and Welfare Committee. The proposed rule

Jan26, 2017

PA Approves Penalty System Changed; Integrity a Focal Point: THA Racing.Com 1/26/17

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

By: Tom LaMarra At a meeting that again featured a discussion on the importance of improving integrity in horse racing, the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission Jan. 26 approved revisions to the Multiple Medication Violation Penalty

Jan25, 2017

Ohio: Out Of Competition Testing, ADW Regulation Among Key Priorities For 2017: Paulick Report 1/25/17

January 25th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

By: Press Release The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) will focus on a trio of priorities in 2017, it was announced at the Jan. 17 monthly meeting. Chairman Robert K. Schmitz announced that the OSRC

Jan24, 2017

WV Makes Serious Push to Facilitate Quicker Model Rule Adoption: THA Racing.Com 1/24/17

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

By: Tom LaMarra The West Virginia Racing Commission has agreed to ask state government officials to help facilitate quicker adoption of two important model rules approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International in December.