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Jan31, 2019

New Mexico Regulator Moves Toward Ban of Albuterol: BloodHorse 1/28/19

January 31st, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

BloodHorse Staff: Believing improper use of albuterol has gone up since clenbuterol was banned from racing in the state, the New Mexico Racing Commission is moving toward a ban of albuterol. The NMRC Rules and

Jan30, 2019

Leading Aussie trainer Darren Weir arrested in stable raid:Thoroughbred Racing Commentary 1/30/19

January 30th, 2019|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Shane McNally Police swooped on Weir’s properties at the regional Victorian centres of Ballarat and Warrnambool early today and arrested three men. An unregistered firearm, electric shock device (jigger) and a quantity of cocaine

Jan28, 2019

New Program for Racing Investigators to be Launched: Bloodhorse 1/28/19

January 28th, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Beginning in the third quarter of 2019, the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) and the University of Arizona's Racetrack Industry Program (RTIP) will launch an educational program for horse racing investigators employed

Jan15, 2019

Details of Rick Zeron suspension/fine: Harnessracing.com 1/15/19

January 15th, 2019|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Harnessracing.com has obtained a copy of the specific ruling issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) that resulted in Rick Zeron receiving a 180-day suspension and $10,000 fine. In announcing

Jan14, 2019

Racehorse doping prevention and identification focus of three research studies: Horsetalk 1/14/19

January 14th, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Tackling the use of illicit substances in the horse world has advanced in recent month with three “tactical research” studies by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC). Tactical research studies focus on detecting,

Jan3, 2019

Showing producer urges others to ‘learn from my error’ after positive dope test: Horse & Hound 1/3/2019

January 3rd, 2019|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Alex Robinson A showing producer whose horse tested positive for banned substances including ACP at Royal Windsor Horse Show has urged others to learn from her mistakes. Joanna Bates’ ride Grandeur was the subject of

Jan2, 2019

Koriner fined $3,000 for medication overage: Daily Racing Form 1/2/19

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Trainer Brian Koriner has been fined $3,000 for a medication overage detected in one of his runners after a victory at Del Mar last August. In a stipulated agreement

Dec27, 2018

All Iwate Pref. races canceled after 5th horse tests positive for banned steroid: The Mainichi 12/27/18

December 27th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: MORIOKA -- The banned muscle-building steroid boldenone was detected in a horse entered in a December race at the Mizusawa track in Oshu, Iwate Prefecture, the prefectural horseracing association announced on Dec. 26.

Dec27, 2018

Kentucky court rules absolute-insurer rule valid in Motion case: Daily Racing Form 12/27/18

December 27th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court decision from last year that sent tremors through the racing regulatory community by throwing out the state’s absolute-insurer rule

Dec21, 2018

Joseph O’Brien avoids sanction after horse tests positive for banned substance: Independent 12/21/18

December 21st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Michael Verney JOSEPH O'BRIEN has avoided sanction from the Irish Horse Racing Board (IHRB) despite having one of his horses disqualified after testing positive for a banned substance earlier this year. The O'Brien-trained Pedisnap

Dec20, 2018

USEF: Horses Can Compete on Pergolide With Therapeutic Use Exemption: The Horse 11/29/18

December 20th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: Pergolide has been the mainstay treatment of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), also known as equine Cushing’s disease, for several decades. Due to the class of drug that pergolide represents, it is a prohibited

Dec20, 2018

Minnesota Settles Three High-Level Post-Race Positives: Bloodhorse 12/20/18

December 20th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Frank Angst The Minnesota Racing Commission has reached settlements to resolve three high-level positives found in recent equine post-race drug tests. Two of the positives were for pemoline (Cylert), and one was for cardarine—both

Dec13, 2018

CHRB Moves Forward on Out-of-Competition Sanctions: Bloodhorse 12/13/18

December 13th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

By: Jeremy Balan The California Horse Racing Board took a step toward a policy of out-of-competition testing with teeth during its monthly meeting Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Out-of-competition testing is conducted in California,

Dec11, 2018

Positive tests prompt Kentucky commission to outlaw three medications: Daily Racing Form 12/11/18

December 11th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Hegarty The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday placed three drugs on its prohibited substances list following positive findings for two of the substances in horses that raced in the state this fall.

Dec4, 2018

Ruidoso Downs Deploys Drug-Detecting Dog: Bloodhorse 12/4/18

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

By: Jeremy Balan The ongoing fight against the use of prohibited drugs in racehorses now features a drug-sniffing dog named Chini. A 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, Chini was deployed by Ruidoso Downs during its summer meet in 2018,

Nov28, 2018

SA trainers have tubing bans cut on appeal: Racenet 11/28/18

November 28th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: A training duo received significant reductions to hefty raceday treatment penalties after an appeal to the South Australian Racing Appeals Tribunal (RAT). Niki O’Shea and Ashton Downing received five and two-year penalties respectively

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