Parx Cracks Down on Medication Violations, Hidden Ownership: Daily Racing Form 5/27/17

By: Jim Dunleavy To improve public perception of its racing product, Parx Racing will institute several house rules to discourage medication violations and hidden ownership of horses, according to Sam Elliott, the track's director of racing. Beginning June 1, any trainers who within a 365-day period accumulate three medication violations that result in a fine

PA Approves Penalty System Changed; Integrity a Focal Point: THA Racing.Com 1/26/17

By: Tom LaMarra At a meeting that again featured a discussion on the importance of improving integrity in horse racing, the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission Jan. 26 approved revisions to the Multiple Medication Violation Penalty System. Pennsylvania adopted the MMV Penalty System, a component of the National Uniform Medication Program, in August 2016. The model

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