Breeders’ Cup Testing Yields No Positive Findings: TDN 11/8/18

Press Release: Officials at Breeders’ Cup Limited announced Thursday that there were no positive findings for prohibited substances among the 289 horses tested both pre- and post-race at this year’s world championships at Churchill Downs Nov. 2 and 3. Out-of-competition (OOC) testing of horses that had won Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ races and

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

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

Enhanced Security For International Trot: Stndardbred America 10/9/18

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission has announced the implementation of enhanced security and drug testing protocols for the upcoming International Trot. The protocols will require out-of-competition testing of all horses. In addition to enhanced security measures, the protocols require out of competition testing of all horses participating. The process will be coordinated

NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, RMTC Announces 2nd Regulatory Veterinary Continuing Education Conference: NTRA 10/4/18

Press Release: LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday,  October 4, 2018) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Safety & Integrity Alliance and the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC) today announced that RegVetCE19, a two-day continuing education conference for regulatory and official racetrack veterinarians, will be held March 4-5, 2019 at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino. The one-of-kind-conference provides

Trainer Albright charged by Pennsylvania county: Daily Racing Form 10/3/18

By: Matt Hegarty George R. Albright, a trainer based at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., with nearly 4,000 lifetime starts, has been charged by a Pennsylvania county district attorney with one count of rigging a publicly exhibited contest, according to his attorney and court documents. The attorney, William Fetterhoff, said Albright will dispute

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