O’Brien Fined by NY Gaming Commission: Thoroughbred Daily News

By: Brian DiDonato The New York Gaming Commission has fined top Irish-based conditioner Aidan O’Brien $1500 after his assistant trainer T. J. Comerford was found to be in the possession of injectable electrolytes at Belmont Park, Daily Racing Formfirst reported. A ruling issued Sunday by the NYSGC read: “Mr. Aiden (sic) P. O’Brien is hereby fined $1500.00 for

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

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 two years. All actions became effective Jan. 1 of this year. The denials of privileges include the privilege of registering

Perth Stewards Open Inquiry After Horse Emits Unusual Odour: Punters.Com.Au 9/4/16

By: Isaac Ling An inquiry has been opened after a horse was scratched from Saturday's Belmont meeting when vets noticed an unusual odour emanating from its muzzle and nostril area. Acting on vets advice, stewards withdrew Travinator ($17) from the TABTouch Masters Handicap (1000m) at the barriers, with The West Australian reporting there were allegations the substance was Vicks VapoRub. Vicks VapoRub

Belmont Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA 4/29/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Belmont Park, home of the Belmont Stakes, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in Elmont, N.Y., on Long Island, just outside of New York City, the track kicks off its Spring/Summer Meet today. The 59-day season runs through July 17

NY Bans Trainer Sedlacek for Five Years: The Blood-Horse 1/26/16

By: Tom Precious Trainer Roy Sedlacek was banned from all racetracks in New York for five years by regulators following what officials said was evidence two horses that ran last October at Belmont Park were administered an opioid analgesic drug nearly as potent as morphine. Sedlacek on Jan. 26 was slapped with a five-year license

New York Adopts Rule to Limit Use of NSAIDs: The Blood-Horse 9/24/15

By Teresa Genaro The New York State Gaming Commission Sept. 24 passed several rule amendments related to equine medication, including further restrictions on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and a total ban on stanozolol, an anabolic steroid. The NYSGC also amended rules regarding the role of veterinary technicians on the backstretch and a requirement

Delaware Park Latest Track to Boot Vazquez: The Blood-Horse 6/30/15

RMTC By Frank Angst Trainer Juan C. Vazquez is slowly running out of Mid-Atlantic tracks at which to run his horses after Delaware Park informed the trainer he is no longer welcome to race his horse there. On June 30 Delaware Park chief executive officer Bill Fasy said the track had barred the trainer from

Monmouth Park earns NTRA safety reaccreditation: The Racing Biz 5/27/15

RMTC The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Monmouth Park has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Home to 17 graded stakes – including the $1 million Haskell Invitational and the $500,000 United Nations Stakes – the Oceanport, N.J., track opened its 70th live racing season earlier this month. Monmouth

Mott files federal lawsuit challenging 15-day suspension: Daily Racing Form 4/23/15

RMTC By: Matt Hegarty Bill Mott, the Hall of Fame trainer, has filed a federal lawsuit against the New York State Gaming Commission, its officers, and officials with the state’s drug-testing lab, claiming that he was denied due-process rights to defend himself against an accusation that he had two therapeutic overages in the same horse