Kentucky Rescinds Dextrophan Positives: Blood-Horse 2/21/17

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

Kentucky Drug Testing Lab Enjoys Expansion: Blood-Horse 11/30/16

By: Frank Angst While the focus of the expanded LGC Science facility in Lexington will be on testing human-use supplements, as opposed to the lab's equine drug testing, the additional expertise on such supplements could provide crossover benefit. Lexington political and business leaders attended a ribbon-cutting Nov. 30 to celebrate the expanded LGC facility. LGC is a

RMTC: Current Threshold Levels for Corticosteroids, Clenbuterol Should Remain 12/3/2013

NEWS RELEASE December 3, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC: CURRENT THRESHOLD LEVELS FOR CORTICOSTEROIDS, CLENBUTEROL SHOULD REMAIN The Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC) is releasing two position papers which stated that no physiologic difference among the various racing breeds exists to justify changing regulatory thresholds from those recently established by the