RMTC BOARD APPROVES FUNDING OF TWO CRITICAL TACTICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

NEWS RELEASE August 25, 2017 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD APPROVES FUNDING OF TWO CRITICAL TACTICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS At its August 21 meeting at Del Mar Turf Club in Del Mar, California, the RMTC board approved the immediate funding of two grant projects focused on inhibiting the use of illicit substances. One

RMTC STATEMENT ON FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT DECISION

NEWS RELEASE August 24, 2017 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC STATEMENT ON FRANKLIN CIRCUIT COURT DECISION The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) has reviewed the decision of the Franklin Circuit court in Kentucky entered on August 18. The ruling in this case is wrong concerning the scientific basis for the methocarbamol threshold

HRI Proposes Extending Drug-Testing System to Studs: The Irish Times 08/05/17

Press Release: The system of both announced and unannounced drug inspections of racing yards by Turf Club officials could be be extended to stud farms. A document drawn up by Horse Racing Ireland’s chief executive Brian Kavanagh which recommends the measure is being examined by all interested parties including the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The setting up of

Out of Competition Tests on Hambletonian: Harness Link 08/04/17

Press Release: The New Jersey Racing Commission has cleared the out-of-competition tests screened to date on the harness racing entrants in the $1.2 million Hambletonian, to be raced Saturday, Aug. 5 at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey. This procedure has been routine for nearly a decade in the Hambletonian Society sponsored and owned Hambletonian and Hambletonian