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May30, 2018

Female sex hormone administered to male horse: Vet dream turns into a nightmare at Bangalore Turf Club: Bangalore Mirror 5/30/18

May 30th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Ikram Khan Close on the heels of the Queen Latifa doping episode – which led to much mudslinging, heartburn and a subsequent CID probe by the government – comes another drug controversy which could

May22, 2018

New Mexico Judge Upholds Ruidoso Downs Exclusion Of Leading Trainer Padgett: Paulick Report 5/22/18

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: A lawsuit filed by James Padgett and Race Horses by Diamond G Ranch, Inc. (Plaintiff) against All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC (Defendant) was dismissed by the Lincoln County 12th Judicial District Court on

May15, 2018

Pimlico Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA 5/15/18

May 15th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Baltimore’s historic Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. America’s second-oldest racetrack, established in 1870, opened its

May10, 2018

Woodbine Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

May 10th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario, near Toronto, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Woodbine opened in 1956 bearing a name associated with racing

May10, 2018

Churchill Downs Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

May 10th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Churchill Downs, home of the world’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.  The legendary Louisville, Ky., hosts

May10, 2018

Santa Anita Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

May 10th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., near Los Angeles, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Since 1934, Santa Anita has been one of America’s leading

May8, 2018

Australia: Guilty Verdicts in ‘Systematic Conspiracy’ To Cheat: Paulick Report 5/8/18

May 8th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: Five trainers and three stable employees have been found guilty of corrupt practices in what Racing Victoria Appeals and Disciplinary Board chairman judge John Bowman has called  “one of the darkest and longest

May7, 2018

Kruljac Suspended 15 Days For Elevated Carbon Dioxide Levels: Paulick Report 5/7/18

May 7th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Grade 1-winning trainer Eric Kruljac has been suspended for 15 days, reports drf.com, after one of his trainees was found to have elevated levels of carbon dioxide in its system after a February race at

Apr30, 2018

Video shows stablehand allegedly doping Robert Smerdon-trained horse at Flemington: ABC Net 4/30/18

April 30th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Jean Edwards Incriminating footage capturing the moment racing stewards confront a stablehand allegedly doping a Robert Smerdon-trained horse at Flemington has been aired at a hearing into the Aquanita scandal. Eight people connected to

Apr29, 2018

Quarter Horse Trainers Trey Wood, Fernando Carrete Summarily Suspended At Remington Park: Paulick Report 4/29/18

April 29th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick Quarter horse trainers Trey Wood and Fernando Carrete have been summarily suspended, pending a hearing, by stewards at Remington Park after each had a horse test positive for what Oklahoma Horse Racing

Apr16, 2018

NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Re-Accredits Woodbine: The Bloodhorse 4/16/18

April 16th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario, near Toronto, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Woodbine opened in 1956 bearing a name associated with

Apr12, 2018

Equine Biological Passports: Years Away, But Receiving Industry Support: The Paulick Report 4/12/18

April 12th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Natalie Voss The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (KEDRC) unanimously voted this week to allocate $15,000 to funding ongoing research into biological passport. Although the technology is at least a couple of years from

Apr4, 2018

Changes To The Rules Of Racing: Standardbred Canada 4/4/18

April 4th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

Press Release: The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a suite of reforms as part of the 'Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario' project. These rule and process changes

Apr4, 2018

Panel Discusses When Racing Regulation Should Begin: The Bloodhorse 4/4/18

April 4th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , |

By: Frank Angst When representatives of The Jockey Club and the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association agreed that regulating racehorses should begin when a Thoroughbred has its first recorded workout, the moment wasn't lost