Racing Integrity Teams deployed to major events: AQHA 11/26/17

Press Release: The American Quarter Horse Association is committed to protecting the welfare of the American Quarter Horse. As part of this pursuit, AQHA is regularly teaming up with racetracks and racing commissions to deploy Racing Integrity Teams to racing events. These teams are deployed to ensure integrity at racetracks. Their work might include assisting local racing

Backstretch vet, pharmacy found guilty in painkiller case: Daily Racing Form 11/8/17

By: Matt Hegarty A federal jury in Louisiana has found a backstretch veterinarian and a compounding pharmacy guilty on several counts related to the sale and distribution of a powerful synthetic pain-killing drug to trainers in the state, according to the U.S. district attorney prosecuting the case. Kyle Hebert, 42, of Lake Charles, La., was

All Breeders’ Cup Equine Drug Tests are Clear: Bloodhorse 11/7/17

Press Release: All samples collected from 2017 Breeders' Cup horses for testing have been cleared by the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of California, Davis. All horses competing in Breeders' Cup races Nov. 3-4 at Del Marunderwent pre-race testing for total carbon dioxide (TCO2) levels in blood. The Maddy Laboratory then

N.Y. Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Mislabeled Horse Drugs: The Horse 11/6/17

By: Pat Raia A New York man is facing up to a year in jail and $200,000 in fines after pleading guilty to violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by selling misbranded drugs. Misbranded drugs carry labels that are false or misleading The act prohibits the interstate sale of drugs that are adulterated

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