Masochistic Officially Disqualified from BC Sprint: Blood-Horse 12/31/16

By: Jeremy Balan Los Pollos Hermanos Racing and Jay Em Ess Stable's Masochistic was officially disqualified from the TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) Dec. 31, following a positive post-race test for stanozolol immediately after the Nov. 5 contest. A ruling from the Santa Anita Park stewards made official what was an inevitable result following

Uruguay Updates Anti-Doping Regulations: Blood-Horse 12/31/16

By: BloodHorse Staff The Latin American Organization for the Promotion of Thoroughbred Racing announced Dec. 29 that Uruguay has adopted new anti-doping regulations. The change will result in all 39 of the country's stakes races, both its 12 black-type stakes included in part one of the International Cataloguing Standards as well as the country's 27

Preciado to Accept License Revocation in Pennsylvania: Blood-Horse 12/28/16

By: Frank Angst An attorney for Ramon Preciado said Dec. 28 that the trainer does not plan to appeal three recent decisions in Pennsylvania to revoke his license. "As it stands now with the many different revocations he has, I believe he's going to give up," said Preciado's attorney Alan Pincus. "He would have to attain stays

Masochistic Denied Entry at Santa Anita: Blood-Horse 12/28/16

By: Jeremy Balan Los Pollos Hermanos Racing and Jay Em Ess Stable's Masochistic was not allowed to enter the Dec. 31 Midnight Lute Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park because he lacks a clean drug test following his positive post-race test for stanozolol after the Nov. 5 TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). California

WV Tracks Submit Applications for Safety and Integrity Alliance Accreditation: THA Racing.Com 12/26/16

By: Tom LaMarra/THA Two West Virginia racetracks have submitted applications for accreditation through the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance, which in part encourages best practices and adoption of national model rules. Officials at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort just before Christmas told the West Virginia

RMTC URGES ADOPTION OF OUT OF COMPETITION AND MULTIPLE MEDICATION VIOLATION RULES

NEWS RELEASE December 22, 2016 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848   RMTC URGES ADOPTION OF OUT OF COMPETITION AND MULTIPLE MEDICATION VIOLATION RULES   The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) urges racing authorities to adopt the Out of Competition Testing and Multiple Medication Violation rules approved by the Association of Racing Commissioners International

BC Wants Better Out-of-Competition Testing: Blood-Horse 12/20/16

By: Frank Angst Breeders' Cup officials are calling for improved out-of-competition rules and protocols after a positive post-race drug test for the anabolic steroid stanozolol in Masochistic will result in a disqualification of his runner-up finish in the  $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park. Breeders Cup expressed disappointment

Parx Refusing Entries from Ramon Preciado: Daily Racing Form 12/19/16

By: Jim Dunleavy With trainer Ramon Preciado’s license set to be revoked Thursday, Parx Racing officials said they would no longer accept entries from him beginning Monday, when the track’s Dec. 26 card was to be drawn. A Parx steward’s ruling dated Dec. 12 revoked Preciado’s trainer’s license for a clenbuterol violation in July. The

Masochistic to be Disqualified from BC Sprint: Daily Racing Form 12/19/16

By: Jay Privman Masochistic will be disqualified from his second-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, and his trainer, Ron Ellis, faces a potential penalty from the California Horse Racing Board after two separate tests confirmed small amounts of a legal steroid in the horse’s system, Ellis said Monday. Ellis said he was informed Sunday