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

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 stable in Carlow. Tim Brennan appeared in Kilkenny district court last week facing 14 charges and is due to appear

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

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 Hotel, Clonmel, on Friday. Breeders have to contend with the prospect of inspectors from the WRC, the Department of Agriculture,

ITC to Implement Cobalt and Milkshake Testing: Racing Post 9/22/16

By: Richard Forristal IRISH racing's failure to test for excessive levels of cobalt and TCO2 – more commonly known as milkshaking – which has been heavily criticised by leading trainer Jim Bolger, is going to be tackled as a priority, according to the Turf Club's head of anti-doping, Dr Lynn Hillyer. However, Hillyer was reluctant

News Releases: The Jockey Club 9/8/16

By: Jockeyclub.com/contact; Bob Curran Jr. Statement from James L. Gagliano, president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club After a decade of discussion, and two full years of study, an enhanced model rule for out-of-competition testing that includes a progressive list of prohibited substances was finally proposed by the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium

Meadowlands Trainer Gets a Positive: HarnessLink 1/31/16

By: Justin Horowitz EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (January 30, 2016) - As a result of its out-of-competition testing program, the Meadowlands Racetrack announces the positive test of a horse trained by Robert Bresnahan, Junior. Tag Up and Go, a six-year-old trotter, returned a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance, epogen, more commonly known as EPO. The

RV dismiss Cup cobalt claims: Racing.com 8/6/15

By: Shane Anderson Racing Victoria (RV) has dismissed claims made during the Sam Kavanagh cobalt inquiry that a Melbourne Cup winner tested positive to cobalt and EPO as ‘lacking substance’. During a tense hearing in front of Racing NSW Stewards on Wednesday, harness racing identity John Camilleri answered questions about a text message he had