CHRB Again Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration: Blood-Horse 4/6/17

By: Jeremy Balan A nearly five-year process to implement third-party administration of race-day furosemide (commonly known as Lasix) in California could be nearing an end after the California Horse Racing Board approved a proposal to authorize the practice April 6. During a meeting at Golden Gate Fields, the four attending members of the CHRB voted

Golden Gate Fields Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA. Com 10/19/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Golden Gate Fields, the historic Bay Area racetrack celebrating 75 years of racing in 2016, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in Berkeley, Calif., along the San Francisco Bay, the only major racetrack in Northern California opens its 32-day Fall

Ritvo: Stronach Tracks Bar Vitali, Hunter From Entry Box: Paulick Report 9/20/16

By: Ray Paulick Trainer Marcus Vitali, currently serving a 120-day suspension for multiple medication violations in Florida, has been told by officials with The Stronach Group – owners of Gulfstream Park in Florida, Laurel Park and Pimlico in Maryland and Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields in California – that they will not take

CHRB Alters Los Alamitos QH Drug Rules: Blood-Horse 7/14/16

By: Jeremy Balan Following a court ruling in March that found "house rules" banning the use of drugs like clenbuterol and albuterol forLos Alamitos Race Course Quarter Horse races to be in conflict with California Horse Racing Board rules, the regulatory agency made "emergency amendments" to allow the practice to continue through the conditions of

CHRB Moves Forward on Third-Party Lasix: The Blood-Horse 9/16/15

By Jeremy Balan Nearly a month after the California Horse Racing Board hit the brakes on third-party administration of furosemide in the state, the governing body spent just more than a minute to move the process along at a meeting Sept. 16 at Los Alamitos Race Course. The CHRB approved a motion to send the

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

Gulfstream Park Earns Reaccreditation From NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.com 3/26/15

RMTC Press Release LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday, March 26, 2015) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in Hallandale Beach, Fla., between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, the 76-year-old track is in the final days of its Championship

Northern California Trainer Vallejo Suspended 180 Days: Paulick Report 2/19/15

by Paulick Report Staff Owner-trainer Genaro O. Vallejo has been suspended 180 days by California Horse Racing Board stewards at Golden Gate Fields after Techwood, a Tiznow gelding owned by William Branch, tested positive for a metabolite of the tranquilizer Acepromazine above permitted levels on Aug. 28, 2014. Techwood finished third in the maiden claiming