Attorneys: Horse Racing Drug Prosecutions on Solid Ground: The Horse 8/17/15

By Edited Press Release Horse racing’s anti-doping rules will continue to withstand legal challenge, according to conclusions reached at a meeting of regulatory attorneys convened by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI). “A widely reported decision in Delaware not to pursue a prosecution in a singular case had mitigating factors that were unique,” said

Horse trainer suspended in Sunland Park doping case: Las Cruces Sun-News 8/12/15

By: The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE >> A horse trainer faces a one-year suspension and $6,000 in fines after two of his horses tested positive for drugs earlier this year at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. The Albuquerque Journal reports that rulings recently posted on the New Mexico Racing Commission's website show that Salvador Soto trained

RWITC in peril after more doping cases: Mumbai Mirror 8/11/15

By Usman Rangeela Shortly after two horses from trainers Bezan Chenoy and Magansingh Jodha's yard tested positive for banned drug substances during a round of random sampling carried out by RWITC authorities, three horses trained by Altamash Ahmed have now reportedly failed the drug test. The three horses which tested positive for Stanazolol were Alaindair,

Necropsy Database, Vet’s List Tests Proposed: The Blood-Horse 8/9/15

By Tom LaMarra The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Safety Committee will implement a centralized database for racehorse necropsy information and has recommended all horses that come off the vet's list be subject to testing based on current medication rules. Since its inception in 2008, the committee has made about 20 recommendations designed to improve racehorse health

RV dismiss Cup cobalt claims: 8/6/15

By: Shane Anderson Racing Victoria (RV) has dismissed claims made during the Sam Kavanagh cobalt inquiry that a Melbourne Cup winner tested positive to cobalt and EPO as ‘lacking substance’. During a tense hearing in front of Racing NSW Stewards on Wednesday, harness racing identity John Camilleri answered questions about a text message he had

Med-Free Bonus Program Stymied By Little-Known Rule: Thoroughbred Daily News 8/5/15

By T. D. Thornton Bruce Seymore, the executive director of Arapahoe Park, is a bit of a maverick racetrack operator. His Colorado oval is geographically isolated from other racing venues, and when Seymore senses he has a good idea to bolster the product at his three-month mixed Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Arabian meet, he doesn’t

Pukekohe trainers Alan Lynch and Andrew Grant charged with drug…: 8/4/15

Pukekohe trainers Alan Lynch and Andrew Grant charged with drug administration By: BARRY LICHTER Two Pukekohe harness trainers are facing disqualification after their trotters tested positive to the illegal P-like drug Aminorex. Alan Lynch was charged with three drug administration offences after This Sky Rox swabbed positive after winning the maiden trot at Alexandra Park

Proposal calls for reforming Pa. horse racing industry: 8/3/15

By: Tim Lambert and Radio Pennsylvania (Harrisburg) -- Legislation reforming Pennsylvania's $1.6 billion horse racing industry recently passed the state Senate. Now, the measure's sponsor is calling for similar action in the House. "Senate bill 352 makes important reforms that have been left unattended for over 30 years," says Republican Senator Elder Vogel of Beaver