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Nov20, 2017

Breeders’ Cup completes unrivaled testing for 2017 World Championships: Horse Racing Nation 11/10/17

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Press Release: Breeders’ Cup completed an unprecedented out of competition pre- and post-race testing program at this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar, Nov. 3-4, which included the testing of 195 horses. Breeders’

Nov20, 2017

NY Proposes NSAID Rule Modification Based on Comments: Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association 11/19/17

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By: Tom LaMarra The New York State Gaming Commission has revised a proposed rule on non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs based on comments submitted by the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the Racing Medication and Testing

Nov10, 2017

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

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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

Nov1, 2017

HRB Proposes New Medication Regulations; Approves 2018 Northern California Dates: Paulick Report 10/27/17

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Press Release: The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, October 26, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chairman Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Fred Maas and Alex Solis also were

Oct26, 2017

Leading Quarter Horse trainer Judd Kearl suspended for 19 years: Daily Racing Form 10/26/17

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By: Matt Hegarty Judd Kearl, one of the leading trainers in Quarter Horse racing, has been suspended for 19 years by the Texas Racing Commission due to multiple positives for a banned antidepressant that has

Oct25, 2017

Kohll’s Pharmacy Denies it Knew Drug Would Be Used to Cheat on Louisiana Horse Races: Omaha World Herald 10/25/17

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By: Alia Conley Kohll’s Pharmacy & Homecare is contesting federal conspiracy charges filed against it that allege it was involved in a scheme to manipulate horse races in Louisiana. The Omaha company is accused of

Oct24, 2017

Osborne recommends independent chair as anti-doping task force is reconvened: The Racing Post 10/24/17

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By: Richard Forristal The board of Horse Racing Ireland has felt compelled to reconvene the anti-doping task force that was disbanded a year ago in an effort to finally break the impasse in the quest to get breeders and

Oct24, 2017

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

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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

Oct19, 2017

No Lie: Polygraph Test Helps Trainer Overturn Summary Suspension: Paulick Report 10/19/17

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By: Ray Paulick Stewards in Oklahoma last month reversed a summary suspension of a trainer whose horse tested positive for the Class 1 drug Ritalin after the trainer was given a polygraph examination, often called

Oct11, 2017

Trainer Mudaris Fined and Suspended 18 Months for Viagra Positives on Two Horses: Daily Racing Form 10/10/17

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By: Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Trainer Mike Mudaris has been fined $17,500 and suspended 18 months after two of his horses that ran at the 2016 Del Mar summer meeting tested positive for the

Oct6, 2017

Keeneland Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance: The Horse 10/05/17

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Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Oct. 10 that Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, Kentucky, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Keeneland, established in 1936, is a National