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

CHRB Stays Miyadi Suspension: CHRB 9/29/16

By: CHRB Press Release SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Horse Racing Board today issued a stay order (attached) allowing trainer Steven Miyadi to resume training pending the outcome of the legal process involving an altercation between Miyadi and Commissioner Alex Solis. The Board had issued an interim suspension order September 25. The stay order issued

BHA to Make Changes to Disciplinary Panels and Regulatory Functions to Generate Greater Confidence Among Racing’s Participants and Stakeholders: British Horseracing.Com 9/29/16

By: BHA Press Release Disciplinary Integrity The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced changes to its Disciplinary Panels and regulatory functions following publication of Christopher Quinlan QC’s review of its Disciplinary Panel, Appeal Board and Licensing Committee, which can be found here: Christopher Quinlan QC Report. While Mr Quinlan’s overall conclusion is that the BHA’s

Santa Anita Installs Barn Surveillance System: Blood-Horse 9/29/16

By: Blood-Horse Staff Santa Anita Park has developed and installed a state-of-the-art video surveillance system that enables close monitoring of the track's entire stable area on a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis. The new surveillance project, the most comprehensive system at any North American race track, is now fully operational in conjunction with opening day of Santa

O’Brien Admits Withholding Information: Racing.Com 9/28/16

By: Andrew Eddy Trainer Danny O'Brien said he purposefully held back information from Racing Victoria stewards in his cobalt investigation because he feared it would be misused against him. O'Brien was being questioned by RV's legal counsel Jeff Gleeson, SC, as to why he did not initially tell the stewards about a $3000 payment to

Stewards Report – Terry and Karina O’Sullivan: Racing.Com 9/28/16

By:  Racing Victoria Staff Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have received two reports from Racing Analytical Services Limited (RASL) confirming that a prohibited substance has been detected in urine samples collected from the Terry and Karina O’Sullivan trained racehorses Gold a Plenty and Darragh. Gold a Plenty The report relates to a pre-race urine sample taken

Further Cobalt Positives for O’Sullivans: Racing.Com 9/28/16

By: Shane Anderson The father and daughter training partnership of Terry and Karina O'Sullivan are reeling after samples from two of their horses returned elevated cobalt readings. Already under investigation after their galloper Darragh returned an elevated cobalt reading from a race at Ballarat on November 21 last year, the O'Sullivans have been informed by

Stewards Inquiry Mrs Belinda McCarthy: HarnessLink.Com 9/28/16

By: Reid Sanders Today, Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards, commenced an inquiry into a report from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) that the substancesboldenone, nandrolone and 5alpha-estran-3beta,17alpha-diol were detected in a post race urine sample collected from VINNY CHASE subsequent to that horse winning at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.

Monmouth Suspends Trainer Bradley for 45 Days: Daily Racing Form 9/26/16

By: Jim Dunleavy The Monmouth Park board of stewards has suspended trainer Chloe Bradley for 45 days and fined her $1,500 for entering Lucy N Ethel in the Aug. 14 Blue Sparkler Stakes. The stewards scratched Lucy N Ethel from the Blue Sparkler while they were in the process of determining whether Bradley was indeed

O’Brien, Kavanagh Counting Cobalt Cost: Racing.Com 9/26/16

By: Andrew Eddy Danny O'Brien's drawn-out cobalt saga could be costing the Flemington trainer as much as $6 million a year in lost training fees, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard on Monday. After 17 days of the appeal taken up by evidence called by Racing Victoria, the defence for O'Brien and fellow Flemington