Vitali, Hunter Banned at Florida Tracks: Daily Racing Form 11/28/16

By: Matt Hegarty Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla., has barred trainer Marcus Vitali and his associate, trainer Allan Hunter, from entering horses at the track, while Hunter has removed his horses from Gulfstream Park under orders from that track’s management, officials for both tracks confirmed on Monday. The decisions, which were first reported by

Updated: ‘Seven Missed Positives’: Indiana Racing Commission…: The Paulick Report 7/7/15

RMTC Updated: ‘Seven Missed Positives’: Indiana Racing Commission Releases Audit Of Truesdail Labs by Edited Press Release The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has released its staff report on the audit of its former primary laboratory – Truesdail Laboratory (Tustin, California). Findings include a total of seven missed positive tests over the twenty-six days in which

Parx Racing Bans On-Track Shockwave Therapy: The Paulick Report 5/26/15

RMTC By Paulick Report Staff Parx Racing will ban possession or use of extracorporeal shockwave therapy devices on the grounds of the Bensalem, Pa., racetrack, effective June 1, director of racing Sam Elliott told the Paulick Report. “This policy was formulated after consultation with the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, the Jockeys Guild and equine veterinarians

Methamphetamine Positive Lands Gorder 14-Month Suspension: The Paulick Report 4/22/15

RMTC by Ray Paulick Trainer Kellyn Gorder has been suspended one year and fined $5,000 by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stewards after the discovery of methamphetamine in Bourbon Warfare, a 3-year-old Colonel John filly owned by Bourbon Lane Stable who finished first in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs Nov. 22, 2014. Gorder

Drs. Scollay, Arthur, Hovda Voice Support of RCI’s Proposed…: Paulick Report 1/12/15

by Paulick Report Staff Dr. Mary Scollay, Dr. Rick Arthur, and Dr. Lynn Hovda submitted the following letter to the Paulick Report voicing their support of the RCI’s recent decision to establish rules on compounded medications in horse racing: The Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) recently announced they have given approval to a Model