RMTC TO AUCTION OFF HALTERS FOR CRITICAL TACTICAL RESEARCH GRANTS

NEWS RELEASE  November 17, 2017 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2844   RMTC TO AUCTION OFF HALTERS FOR CRITICAL TACTICAL RESEARCH GRANTS Between November 24 and December 1, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will auction off halters of famous racing and stallion stars on its eBay page. All proceeds

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

RMTC BOARD APPROVES INTERIM ACCREDITATION OF ILLINOIS LAB, ISSUES GLAUCINE TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS AND DMSO ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE

NEWS RELEASE  February 9, 2017 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848   RMTC BOARD APPROVES INTERIM ACCREDITATION OF ILLINOIS LAB, ISSUES GLAUCINE TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS AND DMSO ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE   The RMTC board granted Interim Accreditation to the University of Illinois at Chicago Analytical Forensic Testing Laboratory at its February 6 meeting at Gulfstream Park in

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

PENNSYLVANIA BECOMES 10TH STATE TO ADOPT NATIONAL UNIFORM MEDICATION PROGRAM IN ITS ENTIRETY: RMTC CITES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS AT MID-YEAR

NEWS RELEASE  August 9, 2016 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848   PENNSYLVANIA BECOMES 10TH STATE TO ADOPT NATIONAL UNIFORM MEDICATION PROGRAM IN ITS ENTIRETY: RMTC CITES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS AT MID-YEAR STATES REPRESENTING 94% OF U.S. PARI-MUTUEL HANDLE NOW USING THE CONTROLLED THERAPEUTIC SUBSTANCES LIST The Racing Medication and Test Consortium (RMTC) today announced that

RMTC ADDS DR. CAROLYN COOPER TO TASK FORCE ON GLAUCINE

NEWS RELEASE June 9, 2016 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848   RMTC ADDS DR. CAROLYN COOPER TO TASK FORCE ON GLAUCINE The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) has added a member to its task force charged with reviewing information on glaucine and addressing the issue of recent positives for the substance. Dr. Carolyn

RMTC FORMS GLAUCINE TASK FORCE

NEWS RELEASE  June 2, 2016 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848   RMTC FORMS GLAUCINE TASK FORCE The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) has formed a task force to review information on glaucine and address the issue of recent positives for the substance. Earlier this year, several RMTC-accredited laboratories finalized positive tests for the