Trainer Kirby Appeals One-Year Suspension: Daily Racing Form 1/4/17

By: Marcus Hersh Veteran trainer Frank Kirby was handed a one-year suspension after one of his runners tested positive for methamphetamine, but Kirby claims the contamination was environmental and has appealed the ruling. The Illinois Racing Board suspended Kirby for all of 2017 after All My Secrets, the second-place finisher in the first race Nov.

Racehorse ‘Party Till Dawn’ Fails Drug Test for Methamphetamine: The Washington Post 12/16/16

By: Marissa Payne An Australian racehorse trainer has come under scrutiny after his horse, Party Till Dawn, tested positive for methamphetamine, the Australian Broadcasting Company reports. Trainer Ben Currie hasn’t been accused of intentionally drugging his horse, but the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission will question him next week as to why Party Till Dawn tested positive for methamphetamine

Methamphetamine Found in Racehorse Party Till Dawn: The Guardian. Com 12/15/16

By: Joshua Robertson A racehorse called Party Till Dawn has tested positive to methamphetamine after a race meeting in regional Queensland. The positive sample for the five-year-old mare, returned after it placed second at a race in Toowoomba in June, is the second horse to show traces of the drug in Queensland in just over

Waller Fined $30,000 Following Ice Positive: Racing.Com 12/9/16

By: Racing.Com Staff For the second time in his career, Sydney's leading trainer Chris Waller has been fined $30,000 by Racing NSW stewards after he pleaded guilty to presenting a horse to race with a banned substance in its system. At Friday's conclusion of the methamphetamine case involving Waller's horse Betcha Thinking, the trainer was

Kentucky Likely to Put Labs to the Test: Blood-Horse 10/29/16

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

Hastings Trainer Brown Appeals Medication Violation: Daily Racing Form 9/29/16

By: Randy Goulding VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Trainer James Brown has appealed the 45-day suspension and $2,500 fine he was given by the Hastings stewards for one of his horses testing positive for the banned substance methamphetamine. The ruling, issued on Sept. 23, dates back to when the Brown-trained Crazy Prophet tested positive after finishing