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Apr17, 2019

CHRB: Morey horses illegally medicated on Santa Anita re-opening day: Horse Racing Nation 4/17/19

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Press Release: The California Horse Racing Board this week filed a formal complaint against trainer William Morey alleging that his assistant trainer administered a substance containing an alkalinizing agent via a dose syringe to two

Apr16, 2019

Expanded Voided Claim, Shockwave Rules Take Effect In Florida Thursday: Paulick Report 4/16/19

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Paulick Report Staff: The FHBPA Board of Directors approved an amended Voiding a Claim Rule at Gulfstream Park and Gulfstream Park West beginning with races on Thursday April 18, 2019. The previous rule involved fatalities

Apr11, 2019

New Penalties Proposed for ARCI Drug Violations: TDN 4/11/19

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Press Release: The Drug Testing Standards and Practices (DTSP) Committee of the Association of Racing Commissions International (ARCI) is considering a major change to the recommended penalties for violations of the association’s drug rules to

Apr11, 2019

Horsemen Contribute $170,000 to Improve Equine Drug Testing: THA 4/9/19

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Press Release: The Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, led by a $25,000 donation from the New York THA, will contribute a total of $50,000 to fund research to develop an inexpensive test for the detection of potential

Apr10, 2019

Regulatory Vet Continuing Education Organizers Honored: Bloodhorse 4/10/19

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ARCI Press Release: On the closing day of its 2019 Racing Integrity and Animal Welfare Conference, held last week in Arcadia, Calif., the Association of Racing Commissioners International honored organizers of the annual Regulatory Veterinarian

Apr8, 2019

Racing group funds University of Florida project to study drug with potential for misuse in racehorses: UF Health 4/8/19

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By: Sarah Carey Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will be collaborating with the UF Racing Laboratory to investigate a local anesthetic with the potential for misuse in racehorses, thanks to funding from

Apr8, 2019

ARCI Considering Banning Entries From Bisphosphonate-Treated Horses: TDN 4/8/19

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Press Release: The Association of Racing Commissioner International said in a statement Wednesday that it is considering a policy that would disallow entries from horses below age four who are treated with bisphosphonates. This comes

Apr8, 2019

Racing group funds University of Florida project to study drug with potential for misuse in racehorses: UFHealth 4/8/19

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By: Sarah Carey Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will be collaborating with the UF Racing Laboratory to investigate a local anesthetic with the potential for misuse in racehorses, thanks to funding from

Apr6, 2019

Foreman Receives William H. May Award from ARCI: THA 4/6/19

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By: Tom LaMarra Alan Foreman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, on April 4 was presented with the William H. May Award, the highest honor given by the Association of Racing

Mar29, 2019

Info Bulletin No. 70 – Ban on Race Day Medication: Introduction of a Standards-Based Rule: AGCO 3/29/19

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Press Release: The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is implementing a ban on race day medications as of April 19, 2019 that will prohibit the administration of medications, drugs and substances to any

Mar28, 2019

Jockeys’ Guild Issues Statement on the Use of Bisphosphonates: TDN 3/28/19

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Press Release: Jockeys’ Guild, the organization representing professional jockeys in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in the United States, has issued the following statement on the use of bisphosphonates. “The Board of Directors of the

Mar28, 2019

Advisory Warning – Bisphosphonates: New York Gaming Commission 3/28/19

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Press Release: Thoroughbred horse owners, trainers and/or veterinarians who are responsible for causing or failing to guard against an administration of a bisphosphonate to a racehorse less than four years old will be investigated for

Mar27, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Adopts Strategic Plan to Reduce Equine Fatalities: THA 3/27/19

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Press Release: Concluding more than a year of regional discussion, study, review and consultation, the entire Mid-Atlantic region’s Thoroughbred racing industry on March 21 voted unanimously to formally adopt and fully implement a long-term and

Mar25, 2019

Leading sales companies announce bisphosphonates policies: Horse Racing Nation 3/25/19

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Press Release: Officials from Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Company Inc. and Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company Inc. jointly announced today that they will enable buyers of horses younger than 4 years old to have those horses tested

Mar23, 2019

CBA Issues Statement on Bisphosphonates: TDN 3/23/19

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Press Release: The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has called the off-label usage of bisphosphonates in horses under four years of age `unacceptable’ in a statement issued Saturday morning. The statement read: “The Consignors

Mar20, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Horsemen to Call for Partial Bisphosphonate Ban: TDN 3/20/19

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By: Bill Finley A meeting among industry stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic region is scheduled for Thursday and a proposal for a partial ban of the controversial drug Bisphosphonate tops the agenda. Bisphosphonate has come under

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