By: Frank Angst Citing new research that suggests the metabolite of Dextromethorphan, Dextrorphan, can stay in a horse's system at a wider variance of time than previously realized, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission earlier this year dropped sanctions in three cases where the metabolite was discovered. KHRC equine medical director Mary Scollay offered a presentation
By: Frank Angst The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will likely run double-blind quality assurance testing on its lab after the state’s Equine Drug Research Council approved plans Oct. 28 to carry out such tests. The EDRC approved up to $16,000 from its Rapid Response fund to work with three lab horses at Kentucky Equine Research
RMTC By Matt Hegarty The Delaware Horse Racing Commission has reached a five-year deal with Truesdail Laboratory in California to perform the state’s drug testing, according to the executive director of the commission. Delaware becomes the second state in the last month to select Truesdail for its drug-testing program, following the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.