Miller fined for methamphetamine positive in Pennsylvania: Daily Racing Form 10/31/17

By: Jim Dunleavy In a Pennsylvania Racing Commission ruling dated Oct. 26, the Penn National board of stewards fined trainer Peter Miller $1,500 for his horse Richard's Boy testing positive for methamphetamine following the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on June 3. Richard's Boy finished second by a head to Bold Thunder in the five-furlong turf

Del Mar Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: Paulick Report 10/30/17

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, host site for Friday and Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Del Mar is a world-class Thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the sport's top athletes and California's most spirited partygoers during

Trainer Kitchingman fined for excess cobalt: Daily Racing Form 10/29/17

By: Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. - Trainer Adam Kitchingman was fined $1,000 by the Santa Anita stewards Friday after one of his winners at Del Mar tested in excess of the permitted level of cobalt. The overage was found in a post-race test taken from Unobtainable, the winner of a maiden claimer at five furlongs

New Ruidoso Downs Owners Lay Out Strict Rules For Participation: Paulick Report 10/28/17

Press Release: Ruidoso Downs is under new ownership and management resulting from a recently completed acquisition. The new owners of Ruidoso Downs and the Ruidoso Horse Sale company have invested in this iconic track specifically to create a racing and sales environment that will provide fairness, stability, and integrity for all who race, buy and

Unprecedented Drug Testing Ahead of Breeders’ Cup: The Bloodhorse 10/26/17

By: Frank Angst With a new six-month withdrawal time in place for all anabolic steroids and a ramped-up out-of-competition testing program, Breeders' Cup has made integrity changes that have received international praise ahead of this year's World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar. One year after the disqualification of Masochistic from his second-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders'

Steven Pateman and Belinda Dunn informed of positive cobalt tests: Punters 10/24/17

By: Conor Walsh Star jumps jockey and trainer Steven Pateman's eight-year-old gelding Sir Walter Scott has returned a positive test to prohibited substance cobalt. The galloper was tested prior to losing his rider in the Great Western Steeplechase at Coleraine on September 24, and Pateman was informed on Tuesday that initial positive findings had been confirmed. Tatura trainer Belinda Dunn has also received

Navarro Appealing Post-Race Cocaine Positive at Monmouth: Daily Racing Form 10/20/17

By: Matt Hegarty Two trainers, including Jorge Navarro, have been fined by the New Jersey Racing Commission for positive tests for Class 1 substances in post-race samples of horses under their care, but the commission did not levy suspensions, citing “mitigating circumstances” that point to contamination of the samples. Navarro was fined $2,500 for positive