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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.

Jan23, 2017

Gulfstream Park Earns Reaccreditation From NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 1/23/17

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

By: NTRA GULFSTREAM PARK EARNS REACCREDITATION FROM NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE  LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 23, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino has earned reaccreditation from

Jan23, 2017

New York Regulators Act on Drug Testing, Records Rules: Blood-Horse 1/23/17

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

By: Tom Precious New York racing regulators on Jan. 23 gave preliminary approval to an expansion of equine drug testing and recordkeeping rules, and set a minimum set of penalties to be imposed on trainers

Jan23, 2017

NYSGC Proposes Overhaul of Drug, Veterinary Rules: TDN 1/23/17

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

By: T.D. Thornton Five proposed new rules dealing with Thoroughbred medication, prohibited substances, minimum drug penalties, out-of-competition testing, and airway bleeding in racehorses were advanced to a 45-day public-comment period by the New York State

Jan18, 2017

Cuomo Plan Asks New York Racing to Pay for Drug Testing: Blood-Horse 1/18/17

January 18th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Tom Precious New York state would stop paying costs associated with equine drug testing in the horse racing industry, under a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his new 2017 state budget plan. The

Jan17, 2017

MD. Racing Commission Upholds Struth DQ: TheRacingBiz.Com 1/17/17

January 17th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Frank Vespe The Maryland Racing Commission Tuesday decided that the Struth – and the absolute insurer rule – outweighed what it perceived as the truth and Mike Trombetta. The case, which could have had

Jan17, 2017

Out-Of-Competition Testing Rule Moves Forward in Maryland: THA Racing.Com 1/17/17

January 17th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Tom LaMarra The new out-of-competition testing model rule approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International in December should be on the books soon in Maryland. The Maryland Racing Commission Jan. 17 approved the

Jan16, 2017

David Vandyke’s Cox Plate Placegetter Yankee Rose Returns Positive Swab in Flight Stakes: SMH.Com 1/16/17

January 16th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly Australian racing's fairytale filly which chased Winx into third in the Cox Plate has been dragged into a drug probe after returning a positive swab to a banned substance during the spring carnival. Stewards on

Jan15, 2017

The New Out-Of-Competition Testing Rule: What You Need to Know: THA Racing.Com 1/15/17

January 15th, 2017|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Alan Foreman During the coming months, racing jurisdictions throughout the country will be modifying or adopting the new out-of-competition testing rule that was adopted by the Association of Racing Commissioners International Dec. 9, 2016.

Jan13, 2017

New Mexico Racing Commission Fines Owner $15,000 for Connection to Clenbuterol Positives: NMRC.State 1/13/17

January 13th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: New Mexico Racing Commission/Press Release The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) recently utilized its ability to fine owners of horses when their horses are confirmed positive for illegal drugs. Owner Alberto Villanueva was fined

Jan13, 2017

Racing Investigators to Meet at Tampa Bay Downs: Blood-Horse 1/13/17

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

By: BloodHorse Staff The Organization of Racing Investigators (ORI) will be holding its annual training conference at Tampa Bay Downs, Feb. 26-March 1. "We are fortunate to have our 2017 venue at Tampa Bay Downs"

Jan13, 2017

Enhanced Security Protocols Announced for Pegasus: Blood-Horse 1/13/17

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

By: BloodHorse Staff The Stronach Group announced Jan. 13 its enhanced security measures for horses competing in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. In addition to all

Jan11, 2017

Delaware Moves to Adopt Revised Model Rules on Medication: THA Racing.Com 1/11/17

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

By: Tom LaMarra The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Jan. 11 moved to update model rules for the Multiple Medication Violation Penalty System and out-of-competition testing. Both rules were approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners

Jan11, 2017

Cobalt Positive for Trevor J Andrews Horse: Racing.Com 1/11/17

January 11th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Balnarring trainer Trevor J Andrews could be the first trainer in Victoria to face cobalt charges under revised threshold levels following confirmation that the prohibited substance was found in one of his

Jan10, 2017

Breeders’ Cup Bans Ellis, Masochistic in 2017: Blood-Horse 1/10/17

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

By: BloodHorse Staff Breeders' Cup has notified trainer Ron Ellis and the owners of Masochistic, Jay Em Ess Stable and Los Pollos Hermanos Racing, of action taken pursuant to its prohibited substance rule and convicted

Jan10, 2017

WVRC to Examine Options for Quicker Adoption of Model Rules: THA Racing.Com 1/10/17

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

By: Tom LaMarra The West Virginia Racing Commission intends to examine its options in regard to facilitating quicker adoption of national model rules, in particular those related to equine medication and drug testing. West Virginia