Gulfstream Trainers Suspended for Medication Violations:Daily Racing Form 11/17/16

By: Mike Welsch HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Trainer Marcial Navarro has been suspended a total of 60 days and trainer Bruno Tessore for 10 days for medication violations, according to rulings issued by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation earlier this week. The rulings became effective as of Nov. 11. The rulings against

Kentucky Trainer Walsh Suspended 10 Days: The Blood-Horse 6/24/15

RMTC By Frank Angst Kentucky stewards have suspended trainer Brendan Walsh for 10 days after multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were found in post-race tests of Saham after his third-place finish in the Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 15 at Keeneland. In test results from official Kentucky Horse Racing Commission laboratory LGC Science and confirmed in

OSRC Meeting offers 2014 Test Results, Figures: Ohio State Racing Commission 5/21/15

RMTC Press Release At the May 19 Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) meeting, discussion continued regarding a new study concerning the effects of cobalt on Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses. Dr. James Robertson, consulting veterinarian, updated the OSRC on the progress of the OSRC/The Ohio State University (OSU) and Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Analytical Toxicology Laboratory

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

U.S. Alleges Conspiracy at Penn National: The Blood-Horse 3/30/15

RMTC By Frank Angst A review of federal court records outlining the criminal cases against four Penn National Race Course veterinarians reveals that the vets allegedly followed trainers' orders on what medications should be administered to horses. The four vets involved, Kevin Brophy, Fernando Motta, Christopher Korte, and Renee Nodine have admitted guilt to misdemeanor

Trainer McCauley Facing KHRC Allegations: The Blood-Horse 3/24/15

RMTC By Frank Angst Trainer Tevis McCauley will have to answer to multiple charges, including allegations of "milkshaking" and medication rule violations, following an investigation by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission staff. After an executive session during its regular meeting Monday, March 23, the KHRC voted to charge McCauley with numerous violations following the staff investigation.

Rodriguez gets 25 days for Banamine positives: Daily Racing Form 2/28/15

RMTC By David Grening OZONE PARK, N.Y. -- Trainer Rudy Rodriguez will serve a 25-day suspension and pay a $2,500 fine as a result of two horses having overages for flunixin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory also known as Banamine and used for therapeutic use. The suspension, issued by the New York Gaming Commission, begins Monday and