RMTC ANNOUNCES FUNDING OF THREE CRUCIAL TACTICAL RESEARCH STUDIES

NEWS RELEASE October 25, 2018 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 759-4081   RMTC ANNOUNCES FUNDING OF THREE CRUCIAL TACTICAL RESEARCH STUDIES The first of three Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) tactical research studies conducted over the last year was published on October 16. Tactical research studies focus on detecting, identifying and inhibiting the use

Raceday Clenbuterol Ban in California to Begin Nov. 15: TDN 10/25/18

By: T.D. Thornton Thoroughbreds racing in California will no longer be allowed to race with any detectable level of the bronchodilator medication clenbuterol in their systems, effective Nov. 15. The change is a result of evidence the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) has collected via out-of-competition testing (OOC), and the measure was passed unanimously Thursday

Woodbine seeks stiffer penalty for vet: Daily Racing Form 10/25/18

By: Ron Gierkink Woodbine has filed an appeal with Ontario's Horse Racing Appeal Panel regarding a $7,500 fine assessed to veterinarian Dr. Brian Van Arem for performing Extracorporeal shock wave therapy on two horses entered on Aug. 1. The treatment was done on July 30, which was inside the 96-hour period allowed for that type of procedure. Both horses were scratched and their trainer, Norm

FLORIDA RACING LABORATORY FULLY ACCREDITED BY RMTC

NEWS RELEASE October 23, 2018 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 759-4081   FLORIDA RACING LABORATORY FULLY ACCREDITED BY RMTC The Horseracing Testing Laboratory Committee of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) voted this week to fully accredit the University of Florida Racing Laboratory (UFRL) pursuant to the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation Program. The laboratory, which

Remington Hair Testing: AQHA 10/4/18

Press Release: Remington Park and Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association, with approval of the OHRC, have jointly agreed to implement a House Rule during the 2019 Quarter Horse Mixed Meet requiring a clean hair test free of any prohibited drugs be submitted for every horse prior to entry in any race at the meet. It is

State-Of-The-Art Lab Opens in Argentina: TDN 10/18/18

Press Release: Demonstrating its commitment to the fight against doping in Argentina, a new chemical services area has been opened at San Isidro Racetrack in Buenos Aires. Professional staff at the lab belong to the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AROC) and regularly take part in the proficiency testing program, designed to check and detect