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Jul5, 2017

Los Alamitos Earns Reaccreditation From NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 7/5/17

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

By: NTRA LOS ALAMITOS EARNS REACCREDITATION FROM NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE Lexington, Ky. (July 5, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Los Alamitos Race Course has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety

Jul5, 2017

‘Very Serious Rule Breaches’ Threaten Luke Comer Yard: Sport Horse Racing 7/5/17

July 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Johnny Ward Multi-millionaire developer and trainer Luke Comer remains suspended until the end of the month after the Turf Club's referrals committee met yesterday and found him guilty of "very serious rule breaches". In

Jul5, 2017

Champion Hurdle Favourite Yanworth Failed Drug Test: Racing Post 7/5/17

July 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: David Baxter Yanworth failed a post-race drug test after finishing seventh in last season's Champion Hurdle, it has emerged. Sent off the 2-1 favourite, the Alan King-trained seven-year-old returned a positive test for Triamcinolone acetonide,

Jul4, 2017

Peter Miller Notified Richard’s Boy Tested Positive for Methamphetamine: Daily Racing Form 7/4/17

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

By: Jim Dunleavy Richard’s Boy was placed first in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup at Penn National on June 3 after the stewards disqualified Bold Thunder for fouling him in the stretch. Now, Richard’s Boy

Jul3, 2017

Foxhunter Non-Runner: Charges Imminent in Cheltenham Probe: Racing Post.Com 7/3/17

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

By: Jon Lees and Richard Forristal The trainer of the prolific point-to-point winner prevented from running at the Cheltenham Festival in mysterious circumstances is understood to be facing serious doping charges after the conclusion of

Jul3, 2017

Jury Reaches Split Decision on Trainer Rojas: Blood-Horse 7/3/17

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Frank Angst In the first federal case to go to a jury verdict following numerous arrests of trainers and veterinarians in connection to 2013 events at Penn National Race Course, a jury found trainer Murray

Jul3, 2017

Homeopathic Remedies in Medicine Bottle Sees Endurance Horse Fail Drug Test: Horsetalk.Co. NZ 7/3/17

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

By: Horsetalk.co.nz A Belgian Endurance rider’s slip-up in putting homeopathic remedies for her horse in an empty Tramadol bottle has resulted in a 15-month suspension from the FEI Tribunal. The tribunal has released final decisions

Jun26, 2017

NYSGC Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration Rule: Thoroughbred Daily News 6/26/17

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

By: TDN The New York State Gaming Commission unanimously approved a proposal to formalize race-day administration of Lasix by third-party veterinarians during its meeting Monday in Manhattan. Under the rule, recommended by the Racing Medication

Jun23, 2017

Biological Passports Could be Wave of Future in Drug Testing: Daily Racing Form 6/23/17

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty LEXINGTON, Ky. – In his lab at the University of California-Davis, Dr. Scott Stanley sorts through immense stores of data obtained from an analysis of blood samples collected from horses over the

Jun20, 2017

Drug Testing Requirements for Stakes:HarnessLink.Com 6/20/17

June 20th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Nick Salvi/NZST East Rutherford, NJ -- The Meadowlands is announcing that all horses entered in the following stakes; Graduate Finals Trot & Pace, Meadowlands Pace, Mistletoe Shalee, Hambletonian Maturity, WR Haughton Memorial, Golden Girls,

Jun15, 2017

New Testing APP Launched as BHA’s Anti-Doping Strategy Moves Towards Entirely Paperless System: British Horseracing.Com 6/15/17

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

By: Press Release All post-race testing at Royal Ascot will be recorded using a smartphone app New technology will be in place for all subsequent race meetings and will extend to out of competition testing

Jun14, 2017

ARCI Model Regulatory Standards Updated: The Horse.Com 6/14/17

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

By: Edited Press Release The newest version of model rules approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) is now available at arci.com. The ARCI’s model rules are designed to provide the template for

Jun3, 2017

California Officially Approves Third-Party Lasix Rules; Implementation Expected Late this Year: Paulick Report 6/3/17

June 3rd, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Press Release The State of California has officially approved rules establishing that race-day medication must be administered by independent veterinary professionals – further aligning California with the national uniform medication program. The California Office

Jun2, 2017

Steady Strides Toward Safety: Blood-Horse 6/2/17

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

By: Frank Angst In 2016 nearly 150 horses who seven years earlier might have been lost to catastrophic breakdowns while racing, safely walked off the track after competing and returned to their barns. Those accidents

Jun2, 2017

Enhanced Security Protocols for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival: TDN 6/2/17

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

By: TDN The New York Racing Association (NYRA), in conjunction with the New York State Gaming Commission, has released the security protocols for next week’s Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. Horses entered for the GI Belmont

May30, 2017

Turf Club CEO Says Drug Test Protocol Agreement Close: The Irish Times 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor Body “optimistic” deal can be reached with Breeders Association in next two weeks The Turf Club expects to have a protocol agreed within the next two weeks that will allow racing’s regulatory

May30, 2017

Trainer, Stablehand Face Moe Tubing Charge:Nine.Com 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto and stablehand David Price have been charged with the alleged raceday stomach-tubing of a horse at Moe. The Pennuto-trained Chatober was withdrawn from its race last Thursday after Racing

May30, 2017

Trainer Pleads Guilty-Fined $4,500:Harness Link 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: NZST The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board today considered charges issued against licensed trainer Michael Doltoff under Australian Harness Racing Rules (AHRR) 196B(1) and 187(2) relating to a stable

May27, 2017

Parx Cracks Down on Medication Violations, Hidden Ownership: Daily Racing Form 5/27/17

May 27th, 2017|Categories: U.S., Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Jim Dunleavy To improve public perception of its racing product, Parx Racing will institute several house rules to discourage medication violations and hidden ownership of horses, according to Sam Elliott, the track's director of