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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

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.

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

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

Nov27, 2018

Laing, Camerons avoid altrenogest sanctions: Racing.com 11/27/18

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

Racing.com Staff: Trainers Robbie Laing and Russell and Scott Cameron have avoided sanction after having mares in their respective stables test positive for trenbolone, an anabolic androgenic steroid. Racing Victoria stewards in their investigation found

Nov26, 2018

Hair Analysis Detects Drugs in Horses Weeks, Months After Administration: The Horse 12/26/18

November 26th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Christa Leste-Lasserre In the race for the ultimate drug test, Chinese researchers just got a few lengths ahead. In fact, you might even say they got a hundred lengths ahead. That’s because they’ve validated a

Nov23, 2018

RV investigating Balfour: Racing.com 11/23/18

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Veteran Mornington trainer Clive Balfour faces another Racing Victoria investigation into possible race-day treatment just seven months after returning from a ban for the same offence. RV stewards at Moe on Thursday

Nov5, 2018

Trainer Tony Mullins fined £1,000 by British Horseracing Authority: The Irish Times 11/5/18

November 5th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor Irish trainer Tony Mullins has been fined by the British Horseracing Authority almost seven months after his runner, Glencairn View, ran at Ayr in April. On Monday a BHA panel imposed a £1,000 (€1,150)

Oct25, 2018

Woodbine seeks stiffer penalty for vet: Daily Racing Form 10/25/18

October 25th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Ron Gierkink Woodbine has filed an appeal with Ontario's Horse Racing Appeal Panel regarding a $7,500 fine assessed to veterinarian Dr. Brian Van Arem for performing Extracorporeal shock wave therapy on two horses entered on Aug. 1. The treatment was done

Oct24, 2018

Exclusive: Favourite sparks BHA investigation after 6-4 shot Ladies First fails drug test at Newcastle: The Telegraph 10/24/18

October 24th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Marcus Armytage The British Horseracing Authority has launched an investigation amid suspicions a horse was doped to underperform after it was beaten by 22 lengths, when finishing second-last, in a race it had been

Sep21, 2018

Spike in horseracing positive drug tests due to ‘lack of understanding, not doping’: The Irish Times 9/21/18

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

By: Brian O'Connor Irish racing’s head of anti-doping believes there’s nothing sinister behind a spike of positive drug tests which this week saw five more winners being disqualified. The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board confirmed the

Aug31, 2018

Trainer Richard Laming suspended: Wide World of Sports 8/31/18

August 31st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Cranbourne trainer Richard Laming has been suspended by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board over a race day administration charge. Laming was charged by Racing Victoria stewards following a race day stable inspection

Aug14, 2018

Trainer Robin Bastiman banned from racing for three years after giving horse cobalt injection: Mail Online 8/14/18

August 14th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Sam Turner Robin Bastiman, best known for his handling of dual Nunthorpe winner Borderlescott, has been disqualified from racing for three years after a BHA inquiry found the former trainer guilty of injecting 2016

Aug7, 2018

Bastimans to face charges after positive cobalt test on Wolverhampton winner: Racing Post 8/7/18

August 7th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Lee Mottershead Rebecca Bastiman will on Friday become the first British trainer to face charges of a positive cobalt test after the BHA's retrospective testing system shone the spotlight on handicapper John Caesar following

Jul23, 2018

HRI board unanimously approves new anti-doping policy: The Irish Times 7/23/18

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The board of Horse Racing Ireland has unanimously approved a new ‘Industry Wide Policy on Prohibited Substances & Doping Control’.  The long-awaited new protocol promises to introduce a radical overhaul of drug testing and

Jul20, 2018

Horse racing body: ‘prior day notice’ drugs testing not ideal: The Irish Times 7/20/18

July 20th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has described as less than ideal any “prior day notice” element likely to be included in the thoroughbred industry’s proposed new anti-doping policy. Despite that, racing’s regulatory

Jun27, 2018

Trainers warned that recreational drugs in yards can prompt equine positives: Racing Post 6/26/18

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

By: Richard Forristal Recreational drug use around racing yards increases the risk of horses testing positive for illegal substances, trainers in Ireland have been warned. All licensed trainers have received written notification of the threat

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

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

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

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

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

Apr1, 2018

Positive tests for caffeine see top harness racing stable cop $14,000 in fines: Stuff 4/1/18

April 1st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Trainer Robert Dunn, who operates stables in South Auckland and North Canterbury, has been fined $7000 after three horses trained there returned positive swabs to banned substance caffeine. Dunn's son, John, who manages

Mar25, 2018

BHA set to drug test horses in Ireland ahead of British flat fixtures: The Irish Times 3/25/18

March 25th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed it is prepared to drug-test horses trained in Ireland before they race in some of the major flat meetings in Britain this year. Testing was carried

Mar4, 2018

UAE trainer Salem bin Ghadayer suspended one year: Daily Racing Form 3/4/18

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

By: Marcus Hersh Salem bin Ghadayer, one of the leading trainers in the United Arab Emirates this season, has been suspended for one year by the Emirates Racing Authority for a positive drug test. High

Mar4, 2018

Bin Ghadayer granted stay of proceedings: Gulf News 3/4/18

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

By: Leslie Wilson Jr. Dubai: The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) Steering Committee has granted trainer Salem Bin Ghadayer a stay of proceedings following his appeal against a one-year ban after a horse in his care

Mar2, 2018

Equine Centre among options as HRI wants ‘world-quality’ lab for drug testing: Racing Post 3/2/18

March 2nd, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Richard Forristal Brian Kavanagh, HRI chief executive, has stressed Irish racing should have access to a "world-quality laboratory" for drug testing and indicated that developing the Irish Equine Centre accordingly will be among the

Feb28, 2018

Irish regulator ends association with drug lab after false positive steroid test: Racing Post 2/28/18

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

By: Richard Forristal A false positive test for the muscle-building anabolic steroid methandriol has prompted the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board to terminate its links with BHP Laboratories Ltd, 22 years after the Limerick-based firm first began testing

Feb25, 2018

Veterinarian gets prison time for horse doping: American Press 2/25/18

February 25th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Crystal Stevenson A Lake Charles veterinarian has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for his part in a racehorse doping conspiracy. U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook said Kyle James

Feb20, 2018

IHRB plan to increase out of competition testing in racing: The Irish Times 2/20/18

February 20th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) has expressed satisfaction with its levels of out of competition drug testing on horses in 2017 but predicted testing rates will increase this year. A total

Feb20, 2018

Racing NSW stewards could retest frozen samples of Group 1 winner Mosheen after text messages expose alleged raceday doping: The Daily Telegraph 2/20/18

February 20th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Thomas RACING NSW hasn’t ruled out retesting frozen swab samples from recent Sydney big-race winners in the wake of the alleged doping scandal that has enveloped Victorian racing. At least five Melbourne-based trainers and

Feb20, 2018

Aquanita Texts Released: Thoroughbred Daily News 2/20/18

February 20th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: Melbourne’s Herald Sun has released a string of text messages allegedly sent by disgraced Aquanita Racing trainers Liam Birchley and Robert Smerdon with former Aquanita staff member Greg Nelligan. In the texts, Birchley and Smerdon

Feb8, 2018

AGCO Drops 90-Day Suspension Rule: Standardbred Canada 2/8/18

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

Press Release: The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is pleased to release a Summary Report of the work delivered by the Equine Drug Program Working Group over the last seven months. As part

Feb6, 2018

Racing Appeals and Discliplinary Board sets tentative date in Lovani case: The Sydney Morning Herald 2/6/18

February 6th, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Craig Brennan A tentative date has been given by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board to hear charges against those involved in the Lovani case, described as "potentially the biggest racing inquiry" in memory.

Jan31, 2018

Misconceptions around horse supplements identified by researchers: Horsetalk 01/31/18

January 31st, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: More owners surveyed in an Irish study sought advice from their feed merchant on choosing supplements for their horses than their veterinarian. More than 53% of respondents sought supplement advice from their feed

Jan10, 2018

Eight people accused of doping horses before races in Victoria: The Guardian 01/10/18

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

By: Calla Wahlquist Trainers and employees linked to racing industry heavyweight Aquanita have been accused of administering Vicks Vapor Rub and sodium bicarbonate to horses just before a race. Eight people, including five trainers, were

Jan10, 2018

Eight people accused of doping horses before races in Victoria: The Guardian 1/10/18

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

Trainers and employees linked to racing industry heavyweight Aquanita have been accused of administering Vicks Vapor Rub and sodium bicarbonate to horses just before a race. Eight people, including five trainers, were charged on Tuesday

Jan3, 2018

Trainer outed for a year over cobalt: Just Horse Racing 1/3/18

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Posted by: AAP+ Port Macquarie trainer John Sprague has been disqualified for 12 months after one of his horses returned an illegal cobalt reading. Saint Denis returned a level above the allowable 100mcg/L in a

Nov27, 2017

Four trainers have escaped arsenic charges: AAP 11/27/17

November 27th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Racing Victoria stewards will not be issuing charges against four trainers who had horses return positive tests to arsenic. Stephen Theodore, Gareth Andrews, Kelvin Southey and Shae Reynolds all had horses horses return

Nov27, 2017

Four trainers have escaped arsenic charges: Wide World of Sports: 11/27/17

November 27th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: Racing Victoria stewards will not be issuing charges against four trainers who had horses return positive tests to arsenic. Stephen Theodore, Gareth Andrews, Kelvin Southey and Shae Reynolds all had horses horses return

Nov21, 2017

Former chief vet is new chairman of racing’s Anti-Doping Task Force: The Irish Times 11/21/17

November 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The former chief veterinary officer at the Department of Agriculture, Colm Gaynor, is the new chairman of racing’s Anti-Doping Task Force. He takes over the role from the Turf Club’s senior steward Meta

Nov20, 2017

Racing vet facing fitness hearing after pleading guilty over remedies: Racing Post 11/15/17

November 20th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Conor Kane A racing vet is facing a fitness to practise hearing after pleading guilty to possessing unauthorised animal remedies, a court has been told. Tim Brennan, 44, of Mill House, Upper Grange, Gowran,

Oct24, 2017

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

October 24th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

October 24th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

Oct5, 2017

IFHA Reference Laboratory Program Progressing, Aims To Inspire Labs To Step Up: Paulick Report 10/02/17

October 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

Press Release: The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities' reference laboratory accreditation program continues work towards its mission to raise lab standards across the world, according to a presentation at the organization's annual conference Monday. Louis

Sep25, 2017

Turnbull Disqualified for Two & a Half Years: Harness Link 09/22/17

September 25th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: ON Monday August 21, 2017, Harness Racing New South Wales Stewards conducted an inquiry into a report received from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) that benzoylecgonine and ecgonine methyl ester, metabolites of cocaine, had been detected

Sep7, 2017

Cheltenham Festival Non-Runner First to Test Positive for Cobalt in Britain: RacingPost.Com 09/06/17

September 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Jon Lees The first case of a horse testing positive for cobalt in Britain and Ireland was confirmed on Wednesday when the BHA disclosed that the notorious performance-enhancer was at the centre of the decision

Sep7, 2017

Five IFHA Reference Laboratories Appointed: The Horse 08/09/17

September 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) Chairman Louis Romanet announced Aug. 9 that, following the approval of the IFHA’s Executive Council, five analytical laboratories have each been appointed as “IFHA Reference Laboratories.” The

Sep7, 2017

Trainer-Driver Gets a 15-Month Suspension: Harnesslink 08/11/17

September 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board today considered a charge issued against licensed trainer-driver Ross Graham under Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 190(1), that states: A horse shall be presented

Sep7, 2017

Nathan Turnbull Pleads Guilty: Harnesslink 08/22/17

September 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards commenced an inquiry yesterday in relation to a report from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) that benzoylecgonine and ecgonine methyl ester were detected in the urine sample taken from DESTINY WARRIOR following

Aug7, 2017

Action Needed to Stop Stable Staff Urinating on Horses’ Bedding, says Trainer: The Guardian 08/07/17

August 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Chris Cook Action must be taken over the surprisingly widespread problem of stable staff urinating into racehorses’ bedding, according to a trainer who has now had a runner disqualified as a result of such

Aug1, 2017

Campbell Removed from World Driving Championship following Positive Drug Test: Guelph Today 08/01/17

August 1st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dan Ralph: TORONTO — Calgary's Brandon Campbell was removed as Canada's representative for the world driving championship Tuesday after being involved in a positive drug test. Dan Gall, the president/CEO of Standardbred Canada, said Ima

Jul5, 2017

A Hairy Situation: Minoxidil Implicated In Positive Equine Dope Test: Paulick Report 7/5/17

July 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Paulick Report Staff In South Africa, an international showjumping horse tested positive for a banned substance resulting from a product used to help his owner's thinning hair: minoxidil. Owned by Dianne and Mark Slade, and ridden

Jul5, 2017

‘Very Serious Rule Breaches’ Threaten Luke Comer Yard: Sport Horse Racing 7/5/17

July 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Johnny Ward Multi-millionaire developer and trainer Luke Comer remains suspended until the end of the month after the Turf Club's referrals committee met yesterday and found him guilty of "very serious rule breaches". In

Jul5, 2017

Champion Hurdle Favourite Yanworth Failed Drug Test: Racing Post 7/5/17

July 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: David Baxter Yanworth failed a post-race drug test after finishing seventh in last season's Champion Hurdle, it has emerged. Sent off the 2-1 favourite, the Alan King-trained seven-year-old returned a positive test for Triamcinolone acetonide,

Jul3, 2017

Foxhunter Non-Runner: Charges Imminent in Cheltenham Probe: Racing Post.Com 7/3/17

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Jon Lees and Richard Forristal The trainer of the prolific point-to-point winner prevented from running at the Cheltenham Festival in mysterious circumstances is understood to be facing serious doping charges after the conclusion of

Jul3, 2017

Homeopathic Remedies in Medicine Bottle Sees Endurance Horse Fail Drug Test: Horsetalk.Co. NZ 7/3/17

July 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Horsetalk.co.nz A Belgian Endurance rider’s slip-up in putting homeopathic remedies for her horse in an empty Tramadol bottle has resulted in a 15-month suspension from the FEI Tribunal. The tribunal has released final decisions

Jun15, 2017

New Testing APP Launched as BHA’s Anti-Doping Strategy Moves Towards Entirely Paperless System: British Horseracing.Com 6/15/17

June 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Press Release All post-race testing at Royal Ascot will be recorded using a smartphone app New technology will be in place for all subsequent race meetings and will extend to out of competition testing

May30, 2017

Turf Club CEO Says Drug Test Protocol Agreement Close: The Irish Times 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor Body “optimistic” deal can be reached with Breeders Association in next two weeks The Turf Club expects to have a protocol agreed within the next two weeks that will allow racing’s regulatory

May30, 2017

Trainer, Stablehand Face Moe Tubing Charge:Nine.Com 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto and stablehand David Price have been charged with the alleged raceday stomach-tubing of a horse at Moe. The Pennuto-trained Chatober was withdrawn from its race last Thursday after Racing

May30, 2017

Trainer Pleads Guilty-Fined $4,500:Harness Link 5/30/17

May 30th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: NZST The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board today considered charges issued against licensed trainer Michael Doltoff under Australian Harness Racing Rules (AHRR) 196B(1) and 187(2) relating to a stable

May25, 2017

Pennuto in Hot Water with Stewards: Racing.Com 5/25/17

May 25th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards are to decline nominations from Mornington trainer Trent Pennuto until further notice after they forced the scratching of his horse Chatober from Thursday’s Moe meeting after he was allegedly

May21, 2017

End-of-Season Ratings Rules Changed after Masochistic Mishap: Racing Post 5/21/17

May 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Howard Wright in Washington Horses disqualified after testing positive for a prohibited substance will be barred from the official annual end-of-season ratings, the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, produced by the International Federation of Horseracing

May19, 2017

Horse Doping: CID Questions Turf Club Officials, Vet: The Times Of India 5/19/17

May 19th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BENGLURU: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) sleuths, who are probing the alleged doping of a race horse, on Thursday questioned top officials of Bangalore Turf Club, including its veterinarian. A posse of CID officials visited the

May18, 2017

Hughie Morrison Faces 10-Year Training Ban after Horse Fails Drug Test: The Guardian 5/18/17

May 18th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Greg Wood The British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday afternoon that it has charged the trainer Hughie Morrison with a serious breach of the anti-doping rules after traces of the anabolic steroid nandrolone and

May15, 2017

Licensed Trainer Daniel Want Disqualified for 15 Months: RacingNSW.Com 5/15/17

May 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: RacingNSW.Com Racing NSW Stewards today concluded an inquiry, opened on Friday, 21 April 2017, into the analyst's finding of Cobalt, at a concentration above the level excepted by AR178C(1)(l), in a urine sample collected

May15, 2017

Stewards Report Len Xuereb and Stefan Jokic: Racing.Com 5/15/17

May 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Racing Victoria Staff Stewards Report Len Xuereb Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have today issued charges against licensed trainer Len Xuereb following an investigation into the circumstances that lead to his horse, Elegantly Wasted, returning

May6, 2017

More Drug Tests for Qld Winter Carnival: Nine.Com 5/6/17

May 6th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Queensland officials have stepped up drug testing for the winter carnival with samples taken from 50 horses at the Gold Coast feature meeting. The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has announced increased drug testing

Apr18, 2017

QRIC Cobalt Appeals Withdrawn: Racing.Com 4/18/17

April 18th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has withdrawn appeals against two trainers over cobalt offences but denied it had done so due to recent decisions in other state jurisdictions. QRIC had been appealing

Apr13, 2017

Racing Victoria Fights to Revive Cobalt Case Against Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh: The Sydney Morning Herald 4/13/17

April 13th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria is seeking leave to mount a Supreme Court appeal after its cobalt doping case against top trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh collapsed at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) last month.

Apr13, 2017

Nick Tardio Disqualified for 2 Years: HarnessLink 4/12/17

April 13th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: NZST On 12 April 2017, Harness Racing SA (HRSA) Stewards conducted an inquiry into a report received from Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL) that Cobalt was detected in a urine sample taken from GENUINE EXCUSE NZ

Apr7, 2017

World Equine Airway Symposium Scheduled for July: The Horse.Com 4/7/17

April 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Edited Press Release Experts on diagnosing, treating, and preventing respiratory disease in horses from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-15, for the 6th World Equine Airway Symposium (WEAS). The symposium,

Apr7, 2017

Allard Horse Receives Positive for Codeine and Morphine at Woodbine: Harness Racing Update 4/7/17

April 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Dave Briggs One Too Many, a horse trained by Rene Allard, has received a positive test for Codeine and Morphine — both Class 1 drugs — following a March 18 race at Woodbine. Brent

Apr5, 2017

Willie Mullins Exonerated by Irish Officials Over Vet Drugs Bust: The Guardian 5/5/17

April 5th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Chris Cook Irish authorities have clarified that no suspicions are harboured about the champion jumps trainer Willie Mullins, following news that a vet is accused of possessing unauthorised drugs while he was visiting Mullins’s

Mar27, 2017

Coast Trainer Loses Appeal Against $25,000 Fine: Sunshine Coast Daily 3/24/17

March 27th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Alex Nolan Trainer: David Vandyke    Photo credit: Tracey Nearmy   RACING: Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke has lost an appeal against the severity of his $25,000 fine imposed by Racing New

Mar21, 2017

Mark Kavanagh, Danny O’Brien Allowed to Continue Horse Training After VCAT Overturns Cobalt Doping Bans: ABC.Net 3/17/17

March 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: ABC.Net.Au Leading horse trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh have won an appeal against their doping bans after a Victorian tribunal ruled Racing Victoria did not follow proper testing protocols. Photo: Danny O'Brien (C)

Mar21, 2017

BHA to Double Number of Dope Tests on Horses Away from Racecourse: The Guardian 3/21/17

March 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Chris Cook Racing’s ruling body is to double the amount of dope-testing it conducts away from the racecourse as part of its effort to combat the sophistication of modern doping methods. The British Horseracing

Mar1, 2017

Disqualified for 16 years for Peptide VNFYAWK: Harness Link 3/1/17

March 1st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: HarnessLink.Com Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards commenced an Inquiry on 5 October 2017 into the results of the following out-of-competition blood samples taken from horses in the care of trainer Mr Shaun (Anthony)

Feb21, 2017

Ontario Horse Racing Regulation: Horse Canada 2/21/17

February 21st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario In the spring of 2016, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) launched Moving Ahead: Horse Racing Regulation in Ontario, a project directed at identifying and moving

Feb20, 2017

Two UAE Trainers Handed One-Year Suspensions For Cobalt Overages: Paulick Report 2/20/17

February 20th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Paulick Report Staff A pair of trainers in the United Arab Emirates have been suspended for 12 months each, according to the Emirates Racing Authority, for concentrations of cobalt in excess of 100 micrograms

Feb15, 2017

Stewards Investingating Wilde Positive: Racing.Com 2/15/17

February 15th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards are investigating a positive swab from the stables of Symon Wilde following the confirmation that anti-inflammatory drug Dexamethasone was found in a post-race sample taken form one of his

Feb9, 2017

Belinda McCarthy Disqualified and Fined: HarnessLink.Com 2/9/17

February 9th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: NZDT/Harness Link Mrs Belinda McCarthy Harness Racing New South Wales Stewards today concluded the Inquiry into the presentation of VINNY CHASE to race at Tabcorp Park Menangle on 14 June 2016, when subsequent to

Feb7, 2017

Williams in Clear After Ibuprofen Positive: Racing.Com 2/7/17

February 7th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.Com Staff Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has been cleared of any rule breach, following an investigation into a raceday Ibuprofen detection in galloper Oregon Spirit. Oregon Spirit was set to race at Flemington on

Feb3, 2017

Trainer Guilty, Disqualified 4 Years: HarnessLink.Com 2/3/17

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Harness Link Trainer-driver Shannon Lindsay with Apollo Thirteen. Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards conducted an Inquiry yesterday into a report received from the Australian Government National Measurement Institute that Cobalt above the threshold

Feb3, 2017

Anti-doping Issues a Hot Topic at ITBA Seminar:Racing Post.Com 2/3/17

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Aisling Crowe in Clonmel CONCERNS over anti-doping inspections on stud farms, as well as inspections from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), were hot topics at the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association seminar at the Minella

Jan31, 2017

Turf Club ‘Optimistic’ Drug Test Protocols Can be Put in Place: The Irish Times 1/31/17

January 31st, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O'Connor The Turf Club says it is “optimistic” long-awaited protocols to allow officials from racing’s regulatory body carry out drug tests on stud farms can be put in place within the next two

Jan16, 2017

David Vandyke’s Cox Plate Placegetter Yankee Rose Returns Positive Swab in Flight Stakes: SMH.Com 1/16/17

January 16th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly Australian racing's fairytale filly which chased Winx into third in the Cox Plate has been dragged into a drug probe after returning a positive swab to a banned substance during the spring carnival. Stewards on

Jan13, 2017

New Mexico Racing Commission Fines Owner $15,000 for Connection to Clenbuterol Positives: NMRC.State 1/13/17

January 13th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: New Mexico Racing Commission/Press Release The New Mexico Racing Commission (NMRC) recently utilized its ability to fine owners of horses when their horses are confirmed positive for illegal drugs. Owner Alberto Villanueva was fined

Jan11, 2017

Cobalt Positive for Trevor J Andrews Horse: Racing.Com 1/11/17

January 11th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Balnarring trainer Trevor J Andrews could be the first trainer in Victoria to face cobalt charges under revised threshold levels following confirmation that the prohibited substance was found in one of his

Jan4, 2017

Trainer of Racehorse Party Till Dawn to Appeal Against Methamphetamine Doping Fine: ABC.Net 1/4/17

January 4th, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Elly Bradfield A Queensland horse trainer says he will appeal against a $9,000 penalty imposed after one of his horses tested positive to methamphetamine. The positive sample was taken from his horse Party Till

Jan3, 2017

Trainer Fined Dh20,000 by Emirates Racing Authority for Possession of Anabolic Steroid: The National 1/3/17

January 3rd, 2017|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Geoffrey Riddle Trainer Nacer Samiri has been found in possession of an anabolic steroid by the Emirates Racing Authority’s out of competition testing programme and has been fined Dh20,000. A sample of Stanozolol was

Dec31, 2016

Uruguay Updates Anti-Doping Regulations: Blood-Horse 12/31/16

December 31st, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

By: BloodHorse Staff The Latin American Organization for the Promotion of Thoroughbred Racing announced Dec. 29 that Uruguay has adopted new anti-doping regulations. The change will result in all 39 of the country's stakes races,

Dec16, 2016

Racehorse ‘Party Till Dawn’ Fails Drug Test for Methamphetamine: The Washington Post 12/16/16

December 16th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Marissa Payne An Australian racehorse trainer has come under scrutiny after his horse, Party Till Dawn, tested positive for methamphetamine, the Australian Broadcasting Company reports. Trainer Ben Currie hasn’t been accused of intentionally drugging his horse,

Dec15, 2016

Methamphetamine Found in Racehorse Party Till Dawn: The Guardian. Com 12/15/16

December 15th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Joshua Robertson A racehorse called Party Till Dawn has tested positive to methamphetamine after a race meeting in regional Queensland. The positive sample for the five-year-old mare, returned after it placed second at a

Dec6, 2016

Second Sample Confirms Chris Waller-Trained Runner Positive for Methamphetamine: Stuff.Co.NZ 12/6/16

December 6th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly Racing NSW hasn't ruled out increasing the number of licensees it tests for illegal drugs after confirming a second sample from a Chris Waller-trained horse returned a positive to the drug ice. Stewards

Dec2, 2016

Emma Stewart Pleads Guilty-Fined $250: HarnessLink 12/2/16

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Harness Link.Com/NZDT The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board today heard a matter in regards to charges issued by HRV Stewards under Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 190(1) and 190B against licensed trainer Ms

Nov16, 2016

Caffeine Positive for Coffey’s Buzz: Racing.Com 11/16/16

November 16th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.Com Staff Racing Victoria stewards have launched an investigation into a caffeine positive obtained from a horse prepared by long-time Swan Hill trainer Austy Coffey. Stewards on Wednesday announced that they had received a

Nov11, 2016

Chris Waller Set to Face Steward’s Inquiry After Horse Tested Positive to Methamphetamine: The Sydney Morning Herald 11/11/16

November 11th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Chris Roots A horse trained by Chris Waller has returned an initial positive test to the party drug ice. The trainer of the world's best turf horse Winx could have to face a stewards' inquiry into

Nov4, 2016

O’Brien, Kav Submissions Completed at VCAT: Racing.Com 11/4/16

November 4th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy The VCAT cobalt hearing of trainers Danny O'Brien and Mark Kavanagh moved a step closer to a conclusion on Friday with final submissions completed, but no date has been set for a

Nov2, 2016

Racing Drug Tests Audited Amid Concerns: Harness Link 11/2/16

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Tessa Akerman/The Australian Victoria’s racing integrity commissioner is auditing drug swabbing across the three racing codes amid concerns that tests are being destroyed or going missing, and that positive drug tests are not being prosecuted.

Nov2, 2016

Brian Cox Guilty on Eight Charges: Racing.Com 11/2/16

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.Com Staff Wodonga trainer Brian Cox has been found guilty on eight charges relating to the administration and possession of Nitrotain, and giving false or misleading evidence to stewards. The Racing Appeals and Disciplinary

Oct31, 2016

Stewards Issue Charge Against Emma Stewart: Harness Link 10/31/16

October 31st, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Harness Link/NZDT Harness Racing Victoria Stewards have issued a charge against licensed trainer Ms Emma Stewart under Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 190 (1) which provides: A horse shall be presented for a race free of

Oct25, 2016

RV Extends Commitment to Equine Welfare:Racing.Com 10/25/16

October 25th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.Com Staff Racing Victoria has announced it will spend more than $2.5 million annually on a new Equine Welfare Strategy, a formal commitment to the welfare of thoroughbred racehorses before, during and after racing.

Oct7, 2016

Enhanced Security For International Trot: Standardbred Canada 10/7/16

October 7th, 2016|Categories: International, U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Standardbredcanada.ca On Friday, October 7, the New York State Gaming Commission announced enhanced security protocols for all horses participating in the $1 million International Trot at Yonkers Raceway on October 15. This is the

Oct7, 2016

Commission Recommends Caution: Standardbred Canada 10/6/16

October 7th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

By: StandardbredCanada.CA On Friday, October 7, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission issued a notice to horsepeople and veterinarians reminding them to approach the use of therapeutic medications in a cautious manner. The Indiana commission stated

Sep29, 2016

BHA to Make Changes to Disciplinary Panels and Regulatory Functions to Generate Greater Confidence Among Racing’s Participants and Stakeholders: British Horseracing.Com 9/29/16

September 29th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: BHA Press Release Disciplinary Integrity The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced changes to its Disciplinary Panels and regulatory functions following publication of Christopher Quinlan QC’s review of its Disciplinary Panel, Appeal Board

Sep28, 2016

O’Brien Admits Withholding Information: Racing.Com 9/28/16

September 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Trainer Danny O'Brien said he purposefully held back information from Racing Victoria stewards in his cobalt investigation because he feared it would be misused against him. O'Brien was being questioned by RV's

Sep28, 2016

Stewards Report – Terry and Karina O’Sullivan: Racing.Com 9/28/16

September 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By:  Racing Victoria Staff Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have received two reports from Racing Analytical Services Limited (RASL) confirming that a prohibited substance has been detected in urine samples collected from the Terry and Karina

Sep28, 2016

Further Cobalt Positives for O’Sullivans: Racing.Com 9/28/16

September 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Shane Anderson The father and daughter training partnership of Terry and Karina O'Sullivan are reeling after samples from two of their horses returned elevated cobalt readings. Already under investigation after their galloper Darragh returned

Sep28, 2016

Stewards Inquiry Mrs Belinda McCarthy: HarnessLink.Com 9/28/16

September 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Reid Sanders Today, Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards, commenced an inquiry into a report from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) that the substancesboldenone, nandrolone and 5alpha-estran-3beta,17alpha-diol were detected in a post race

Sep26, 2016

O’Brien, Kavanagh Counting Cobalt Cost: Racing.Com 9/26/16

September 26th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Danny O'Brien's drawn-out cobalt saga could be costing the Flemington trainer as much as $6 million a year in lost training fees, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard on Monday. After

Sep21, 2016

Matthews’ Legal Rep Accuses RV at VCAT: Racing.Com 9/21/16

September 21st, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy The Racing Victoria legal team was on Wednesday accused of serving as a cat's paw for a Racing NSW appeal in November over the questioning of Dr Adam Matthews at the cobalt

Sep21, 2016

Riley Ban Restored by Court Of Appeal: Racing.Com 9/21/16

September 21st, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Shane Anderson The career of Mark Riley could be over after Racing Victoria won its appeal against a decision to clear the trainer of doping at the state's highest court on Wednesday. The Mornington-based

Sep18, 2016

Stewards Seize Substances at Racing Stable: Nine.Com 9/18/16

September 18th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: AAP Racing NSW stewards have confiscated several substances from trainer Con Karakatsanis' stable after scratching Howmuchdoyouloveme from a Group Two race at Randwick amid concerns he had received a raceday treatment. Howmuchdoyouloveme was withdrawn

Sep16, 2016

Australia: New Rules Of Racing Implemented To Ensure ‘Integrity Of Racing And Welfare Of Horses’: Paulick Report 9/16/16

September 16th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Press Release Racing Australia and Thoroughbred Breeders Australia have been working together to provide clarification to the thoroughbred racing and breeding industry in respect of the new Rules of Racing relating to traceability. As

Sep9, 2016

Cobalt Positives Rock Souloy Stable in Europe: Harness Racing America 9/9/16

September 9th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: harnessracingamerica.com STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Four horses in trainer Fabrice Souloy’s stable tested positive for cobalt, the Swedish Trotting Association announced Friday afternoon. Lionel, Un Mec d’Héripré, Your Highness, and Timone EK are cited as

Sep9, 2016

VCAT Adjourns Amid Matthews Evidence Doubt: Racing.Com 9/9/16

September 9th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy The cobalt appeal hearing of Flemington trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh will turn to the matter of the availability of Dr Adam Matthews when it resumes on September 19. Victorian Civil

Sep8, 2016

Vine Defends NATA Stamp on Cobalt Tests:Racing.Com 9/8/16

September 8th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy The former director of Victoria’s racing laboratory on Thursday said that in his opinion, Chemcentre was entitled to put on a NATA stamp in their scope of accreditation for testing for cobalt

Sep7, 2016

Stewart’s Cobalt Accreditation Admission: Racing.Com 9/7/16

September 7th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria’s chief vet Dr Brian Stewart told VCAT on Wednesday that he knew the Chemcentre laboratory in Western Australia was not fully accredited to test for cobalt when Victorian samples were

Sep6, 2016

Chief Steward Admits Tests Not ‘To the Letter’: RacingPost.Com 9/6/16

September 6th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Racing/Megan Neil Australia: Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey has admitted the rules of racing were not "followed to the letter" in testing for cobalt. Bailey blamed Victorian lab Racing Analytical Services Ltd

Sep4, 2016

Perth Stewards Open Inquiry After Horse Emits Unusual Odour: Punters.Com.Au 9/4/16

September 4th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Isaac Ling An inquiry has been opened after a horse was scratched from Saturday's Belmont meeting when vets noticed an unusual odour emanating from its muzzle and nostril area. Acting on vets advice, stewards withdrew Travinator ($17)

Sep2, 2016

Racing Victoria Chairman David Moodie Leaked Positive Tests to Cobalt Claim: Herald Sun 9/2/16

September 2nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Daryl Timms RACING Victoria chairman David Moodie has been investigated over claims he told former trainer Peter Moody that horses trained by Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh had returned positive tests to cobalt. It’s

Aug30, 2016

Racing Victoria Head Vet Resigns: Racing.Com 8/30/16

August 30th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Shane Anderson Dr Brian Stewart, a key player in the battle against the prohibited use of cobalt in Australian racing, has resigned from Racing Victoria (RV) to take up a similar role with the

Aug11, 2016

Ashby Didn’t Know HK Lab Wasn’t Accredited: Racing.Com 8/11/16

August 11th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Former Racing Victoria senior steward Kane Ashby strongly denied on Thursday that he knew the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s laboratory was not accredited to test for cobalt when samples taken from horses

Aug10, 2016

Further Doubt Cast on Cobalt Case at VCAT: Racing.Com 8/10/16

August 10th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy Former high-ranking Victorian steward Kane Ashby added to the doubts concerning the cobalt testing process in the Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh appeal on Wednesday when he agreed that the rules of

Aug2, 2016

Banned Vet Warned Racing Vic About Cobalt: Just Horse Racing 8/2/16

August 2nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP+ Vet Tom Brennan warned Racing Victoria’s head veterinarian about cobalt being illegally used in the racing industry before being banned in both NSW and Victoria for the same thing, a tribunal has heard.

Aug1, 2016

Evidence Unveiled at VCAT Cobalt Appeal: Racing.Com 8/1/16

August 1st, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Andrew Eddy There were so many folders containing past evidence in the long-running case, the legal representatives on day 1 of the cobalt appeal of trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh felt they had

Jul28, 2016

Four People Handed Bans for Stomach Tubing of Horse in Northern New South Wales: ABC New England 7/28/16

July 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Kerrin Thomas Racing New South Wales has handed bans ranging from nine to 15 months to four people found guilty over the stomach tubing of a horse before races in Tamworth and Gunnedah, in

Jul10, 2016

Trainer Ben Currie Fears His Career Could Be in Jeopardy After Tints Records Positive Test: Gold Coast Bulletin 7/10/16

July 10th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brad Davidson ONE of Queensland’s most promising trainers, Ben Currie, fears his career could be in jeopardy after a horse in his care tested positive to an anabolic steroid in April. The 25-year-old Currie

Jul7, 2016

Australia Cuts Cobalt Thresholds in Half: Blood-Horse 7/7/16

July 7th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Blood-Horse Staff The allowable levels of cobalt in Australian racehorses has been cut in half, according to an announcement July 7 by Racing Australia, the country's national racing industry body. The urine threshold for

Jun29, 2016

Brian Cox, Vet Hearing Set for August:Racing.Com 6/29/16

June 29th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: racing.com Staff Wodonga trainer Brian Cox and veterinarian Dr Robert Fielding will face the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board in August, with five days set aside for the hearing. The RAD Board notified on

Jun17, 2016

Trainer Steve Farley Loses Appeal Against 12-Month Cobalt Ban: Adelaide Now.Com 6/17/16

June 17th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Thomas, Racing Editor/The Daily Telegraph TRAINER Steve Farley of Sincero fame has had his appeal dismissed against a 12-month disqualification imposed after his filly Di’s Diamond returned an elevated cobalt reading after finishing

Jun11, 2016

Albury Vet Dr Bob Fielding to Face Three Charges as Part of Racing Victoria Stewards Investigation: The Border Mail 6/11/16

June 11th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: David Johnston ALBURY veterinary surgeon Bob Fielding has been caught up in the Racing Victoria stewards probe of Wodonga trainer Brian Cox. The vet has been hit with three charges following the investigation which detected

Jun9, 2016

Horseracing: RTC Boasts of Drug-Free Events, Receives Negative Reports From 14 Tests:Sundaytimes.lk 6/9/16

June 9th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

By: Sundaytimes.lk The Royal Turf Club (RTC), who initiated anti-doping tests on horses said it had lived up to its expectations after receiving all-negative reports. During the April Racing Festival in Nuwara Eliya, the RTC

May24, 2016

HKJC Using Biomarkers to Strengthen Doping Controls: Thoroughbred Daily News 5/24/16

May 24th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: TDN The Racing Laboratory at the Hong Kong Jockey Club is widely regarded as one of the world’s best, and next month at the 64th American Society for Mass Spectrometry Conference in San Antonio,

May20, 2016

Wodonga Trainer Brian Cox Charged over Anabolic Steroid: The Sydney Morning Herald 5/20/16

May 20th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Patrick Bartley Racing Victoria stewards have issued 13 charges against leading Wodonga trainer Brian Cox following a race-day stable inspection earlier this year. The charges, which could be career ending, came about on March

May19, 2016

Racing Industry Set for Integrity Shakeup: Racing.Com 5/19/16

May 19th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By:  Shane Anderson The Victorian Racing Industry is set for an integrity shake-up after the Andrews Labor Government agreed in principle to the establishment of a new body to oversee integrity across the three codes

May15, 2016

Gary Portelli to Challenge Ibuprofen Positive in Order to Maintain Clean Record: The Sydney Morning Herald 5/15/16

May 15th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly Expect at least one trainer to make representations to have a previous penalty quashed in the wake of three others escaping without charge from the ibuprofen mess in the past week. Gary Portelli was the

Apr29, 2016

Lees Galloper in Positive Swab: Stewards: Nine MSN 4/29/16

April 29th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: AAP Queen Elizabeth Stakes-winning trainer Kris Lees will face a positive swab inquiry, a Racing NSW stewards' statement has confirmed. The Lees-trained City Of Justice tested positive to the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen after winning

Apr25, 2016

Cobalt Urine to be Retested in Hong Kong as Trainers Claim Lab Not Accredited to Carry Out Tests at the Time: Herald Sun 4/25/16

April 25th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Daryl Timms URINE samples from the three Lee and Shannon Hope horses to return positive cobalt tests will be retested by the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Racing Laboratory after claims it was not accredited

Apr19, 2016

Leek Latest to Receive Cobalt Positive: Racing.Com 4/19/16

April 19th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Tom Biddington Pakenham trainer Matthew Leek is the latest to become embroiled in the cobalt saga. Racing Victoria stewards announced on Tuesday that Leek’s horse Champagne Kisses returned a sample of 531 micrograms per

Apr15, 2016

Hopes Challenge Cobalt Lab Accreditation: Racing.Com 4/15/16

April 15th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Shane Anderson Trainers Lee and Shannon Hope will argue that the laboratories employed by Racing Victoria to test for cobalt were not properly accredited when their appeals are heard by the Victorian Civil and

Mar18, 2016

John Leek Escapes Cobalt Charges:Racing.Com 3/18/16

March 18th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Racing.com staff Racing Victoria Stewards will not charge trainer John Leek despite his galloper Spirit Cent returning a urine sample above the legal cobalt threshold last July. According to stewards, ‘a thorough investigation and

Mar16, 2016

Kiwi Horse Trainers Lance O’Sullivan, Andrew Scott Say High Cobalt Readings Came From Water Troughs:Stuff.Co.NZ 3/16/16

March 16th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Clay Wilson New Zealand Sports Hall of Famer Lance O'Sullivan and co-trainer Andrew Scott say the high cobalt readings for three of their horses came from water troughs the horses shared with cattle. The troughs had been dosed with

Mar9, 2016

Drug Testing of Racehorses by May: The Standard 3/9/16

March 9th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Jenny Ortuoste The Philippine Racing Commission recently instituted the post-race drug testing of horses and set standards for the establishment of laboratory facilities. Approved on Feb. 3, Resolution No. 16-16 provides technical specifications for

Feb28, 2016

Top Queensland Harness Trainer Grant Dixon has Two Positives to Arsenic: The Courier Mail 2/28/16

February 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Robert Craddock QUEENSLAND harness racing has been rocked with the news that Australia’s leading trainer, Grant Dixon, could face two positive swabs charges for arsenic. Dixon withdrew his horses from the nominations for today’s

Feb26, 2016

Racing Great Lance O’Sullivan and Co-Trainer Andrew Scott Charged with First NZ Cobalt Offences:Stuff.Co.NZ 2/26/16

February 26th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Jamie Searle New Zealand Sports Hall of Famer and racing great Lance O'Sullivan has been charged with racing three horses with high levels of cobalt in their system. O'Sullivan and co-trainer Andrew Scott have been charged by the Racing Integrity Unit on Friday.The pair are the

Feb25, 2016

Williams Sues over Amralah Treatment: Racing.Com 2/25/16

February 25th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Shane Anderson Four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams is suing the Ballarat Veterinary Practice over the treatment of imported galloper Amralah during the 2015 Spring Carnival. A Melbourne court has heard that the

Feb16, 2016

Stewards delay a Signoff on whether Darren Weir will be charged over positive to banned anti-inflammatory drug: Herald Sun 2/16/16

February 16th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Daryl Timms STEWARDS are yet to determine whether Darren Weir will be charged over the positive Signoff returned after winning the Lord Stakes at Caulfield on Boxing Day. Weir is regarded as an innocent

Feb10, 2016

Disqualified vet Tom Brennan blames former colleague for cobalt: The Daily Telegraph 2/10/16

February 10th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Caryl Williamson DISQUALIFIED vet Tom Brennan says his misplaced trust in a colleague is the reason he and three trainers are fighting bans for cobalt use. Brennan has been outed by both NSW and

Feb10, 2016

Turf Club keen to promote out of competition testing on horses: The Irish Times 2/10/16

February 10th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Brian O'Connor Talks are due to take place between the Turf Club and the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association to start implementing protocols for out of competition drug-testing recommended in the recently published Anti-Doping Task

Feb8, 2016

Racing industry stunned by positive swabs to the drug ibuprofen: The Sydney Morning Herald 2/8/16

February 8th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Patrick Bartley Large doses of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is the reason for the continued number of long-term positive swabs to the treatment on raceday, according to racing sources. Fairfax Media has been told

Feb5, 2016

Signoff part-owner calls on racing officials to sort out Ibuprofen mess: Herald Sun 2/5/16

February 5th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Matt Stewart SIGNOFF’S part-owner Sandy McGregor has challenged racing authorities to “make a call, immediately’’ on Ibuprofen, a drug that threatens to skittle the careers of a number of high-class horses. Trainer Darren Weir

Feb5, 2016

Racing Victoria could consider life ban plan for horses that test positive to banned substances: Herald Sun 2/5/16

February 5th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Daryl Timms RACING Victoria could consider the introduction of a proposal put to Horse Racing Ireland to impose life bans on horses that test positive to a prohibited substance. Under the recommendations released in

Jan30, 2016

Report Calls for Lifetime Bans for Doped Horses: The Irish Times 1/30/16

January 30th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Brian O' Connor The long-awaited report from racing’s Anti-Doping Task Force, set up in the aftermath of the steroids controversy that saw trainer Philip Fenton disqualified in 2014, will recommend lifetime bans for horses

Jan29, 2016

Stewards Charge Trainer Over Race-Day Care of Winner: The West Australian 1/29/16

January 29th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Jay Rooney   Trainer Ben Owen was hit with two charges at a stewards’ inquiry yesterday into allegations he treated Rhino’s Lad on race day at Pinjarra last month. Owen pleaded not guilty to

Jan29, 2016

Paul Murray Blames Former Owner as Stewards Issue Eight Cobalt Charges: The Sydney Morning Herald 1/29/16

January 29th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly Paul Murray has blamed Peter Holz, a former owner of his family's prolific Kembla Grange stable, for supplying a product thought to be at the centre of a cobalt probe after Racing NSW stewards

Jan28, 2016

Asian Racing Conference: Panel Discusses Status Of Drug Control Policies In Racing: Paulick Report 1/28/16

January 28th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Press Release The sixth business session of the 36th Asian Racing Conference in Mumbai asked panelists and delegates to consider whether or not the industry was succeeding in offering drug free racing. Kaoru Obata,

Jan22, 2016

Racing: New Trainers’ Association Chief Andrew Nicholl Says Education Key To Horse Treatments: The Sydney Morning Herald 1/22/16

January 22nd, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , |

By: Michael Lynch Cobalt cases, drug infractions and the subsequent banning of a handful of trainers, pending appeal, have ensured that it has been a nightmare 12 months for the Victorian training fraternity. Inevitably the

Jan19, 2016

Australian Trainers Banned For Cobalt: Thoroughbred Daily News 1/19/16

January 19th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Australian trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh have been banned four and three years, respectively, by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board for charges related to cobalt positives returned by horses under their care last

Jan17, 2016

Trainers Urged To Stop Using Ibuprofen or Face Unfair Consequences: Herald Sun 1/17/16

January 17th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Matt Stewart THE Australian Trainers’ Ass­ociation has urged its members to toss out their ibuprofen or suffer the unfair consequences. The list of trainers with ­inadvertent positive drug tests to the anti-inflammatory medication is

Jan5, 2016

WHO Opposes Global Control of Ketamine: The Horse 1/5/16

January 5th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By: Pat Raia The World Health Organization (WHO) has opposed a Chinese United Nations (U.N.) delegation request of the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs to place a commonly used anesthetic and analgesic, ketamine, under international

Dec16, 2015

Cobalt Colt Bondeiger Sold After Stipes Knew Horse Returned Positive: Herald Sun 12/16/15

December 16th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Danny Russell PROMISING colt Bondeiger was sold as part of a seven-­figure deal last year despite stewards knowing the horse had tested positive for cobalt. Bondeiger, trained by Danny O’Brien, had finished second in

Oct1, 2015

Leading Victorian trainer disqualified: Harnessnews.com.au 10/1/15

October 1st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , |

By: Trent Steele VICTORIAN horsewoman Jodi Quinlan has been disqualified by Harness Racing New South Wales. The governing body concluded its inquiry yesterday into the report received from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory that Chlorpheniramine

Oct1, 2015

Mornington trainer Mark Riley wins appeal over three-year ban: The Age Victoria 10/1/15

October 1st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Mark Russell A Supreme Court judge has cleared Mornington trainer Mark Riley over claims he used a prohibited substance on a racehorse in a decision expected to have widespread ramifications for the racing industry

Sep29, 2015

Vet Adam Matthews launches Supreme Court action against…: Sydney Morning Herald 9/29/15

September 29th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vet Adam Matthews launches Supreme Court action against Racing NSW over cobalt claims By: Adam Pengilly The vet allegedly at the centre of the cobalt crisis gripping Australian racing is set for a Supreme Court

Sep24, 2015

TC02 trainer outed for 15 months: Harnessnews.com.au 9/24/15

September 24th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By Paul Courts HARNESS Racing New South Wales today conducted an inquiry into a report received from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory that plasma Total Carbon Dioxide (TCO2) above the prescribed threshold was detected in

Sep24, 2015

Stable hand linked to ice positive; trainer Matt Laurie avoids penalty: News.com.au 9/24/15

September 24th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

By Danny Russell AN 18-year-old female stable employee who once reportedly went two nights without sleeping was on Thursday linked to a horse testing positive to ice after winning a maiden at Echuca. The Racing

Sep21, 2015

Cobalt scandal: Sam Kavanagh banned for more than nine years: Sydney Morning Herald 9/21/15

September 21st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Adam Pengilly The long-running cobalt affair is set to drag on for months with a host of parties penalised by Racing NSW stewards over their involvement indicating they will launch immediate appeals, including banned

Sep18, 2015

Peter Moody avoids race-day treatment charge from Racing Victoria…: ABC News 9/18/15

September 18th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Peter Moody avoids race-day treatment charge from Racing Victoria stewards for June incident Embattled trainer Peter Moody has had some good news, with Racing Victoria stewards deciding not to charge him with a race-day treatment

Sep1, 2015

Cobalt guilty findings no help for Victorian trainers : Sydney Morning Herald 9/1/15

September 1st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Patrick Bartley In an unprecedented move on Monday, Racing NSW Stewards released a 36-page document detailing the reasons behind the guilty findings in the long- running Sam Kavanagh Midsummer Sun cobalt inquiry. In this

Aug31, 2015

Enhanced Vet Examinations Announced: Standardbred Canada 8/31/15

August 31st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , |

On Monday, August 31, the Ontario Racing Commission issued a Notice to the Industry stating that official veterinarians will be conducting enhanced examinations of horses entered into upcoming premier events, starting with this coming weekend’s

Aug20, 2015

Brent Zerafa the latest to be charged in ongoing Sam…: The Sydney Morning Herald 8/20/15

August 20th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brent Zerafa the latest to be charged in ongoing Sam Kavanagh cobalt inquiries By: Chris Roots Media personality Brent Zerafa is the latest to be charged in relation to the ongoing inquiry into the Sam

Aug11, 2015

RWITC in peril after more doping cases: Mumbai Mirror 8/11/15

August 11th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Usman Rangeela Shortly after two horses from trainers Bezan Chenoy and Magansingh Jodha's yard tested positive for banned drug substances during a round of random sampling carried out by RWITC authorities, three horses trained

Aug4, 2015

Pukekohe trainers Alan Lynch and Andrew Grant charged with drug…: Stuff.co.nz 8/4/15

August 4th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pukekohe trainers Alan Lynch and Andrew Grant charged with drug administration By: BARRY LICHTER Two Pukekohe harness trainers are facing disqualification after their trotters tested positive to the illegal P-like drug Aminorex. Alan Lynch was

Jul29, 2015

Cobalt Trainers Reject Purse Freeze: Thoroughbred Daily News 7/29/15

July 29th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Trainers Peter Moody, Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh–all facing charges for cobalt positives–rejected a proposal by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board Wednesday that would see them continue to train under a prize money freeze

Jul24, 2015

Racing Victoria issues five trainers with ‘show cause’ notices over…: Herald Sun 7/24/15

July 24th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Racing Victoria issues five trainers with ‘show cause’ notices over cobalt allegations By: Matt Stewart UPDATE: SOME of horse racing’s most famous trainers face a show cause hearing that could have them banished from the

Jul21, 2015

Swiss Jumping Horses Test Positive for Prohibited Substances: The Horse 7/21/15

July 21st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Edited Press Release The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced July 21 that three Swiss show jumping horses have tested positive for prohibited substances. Samples taken at the CSIO5* at La Baule, France, on May

Jul20, 2015

How a parcel sent to David Hayes triggered racing’s battle against cobalt: Herald Sun 7/20/15

July 20th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matt Stewart IT was a sensational hearing with a curious twist. Jockey Danny Nikolic was before the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board, accused of threatening Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey and Bailey’s family. The

Jul10, 2015

Cobalt saga: Peter Moody hit with three charges over Lidari’s…: The Daily Telegraph 7/10/15

July 10th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Matt Stewart PETER Moody’s biggest owners remain staunch, saying they will not prematurely abandon the trainer as he faces cobalt charges that could ruin his career. Moody said on Friday he had expected to

Jul10, 2015

Cup of lies: John Camilleri denies claim a horse won a…: The Daily Telegraph 7/10/15

July 10th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cup of lies: John Camilleri denies claim a horse won a Melbourne Cup on cobalt and EPO Nic Ashman THE Melbourne Cup has been rocked by an allegation that a horse won Australia’s greatest race

Jul8, 2015

Bramlage: Trainers Realize Lameness a Symptom: The Blood-Horse 7/8/15

July 8th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

RMTC By Frank Angst One of the reasons Dr. Larry Bramlage believes trainers are handling cases of lameness better than ever before is because they realize that rather than being the problem, it signals a

Jul7, 2015

ATC executive embroiled in cobalt case: Racing.com 7/7/15

July 7th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Shane Anderson The Australian Turf Club’s Executive General Manager Racing, Matt Rudolph, has been embroiled in the cobalt saga that is sweeping Australian racing, with Racing NSW asking him to show cause as to

Jul2, 2015

Embattled vet stands down from vets association as…: The Sydney Morning Herald 7/2/15

July 2nd, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Embattled vet stands down from vets association as Racing NSW issue more cobalt charges By Adam Pengilly Besieged veterinarian Tom Brennan has voluntarily stood down from a special focus group designed to represent thoroughbred racing

Jun24, 2015

Staff drug testing on agenda: Griffiths: Racing.com 6/24/15

June 24th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Tom Biddington Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths says staff drug testing is something that most trainers will have to look at in the wake of Shockaholic’s positive to methamphetamine. Trainer Matt Laurie revealed

Jun12, 2015

Racing Victoria charges thrust horse vet activities…: The Sydney Morning Herald 6/12/15

June 12th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Racing Victoria charges thrust horse vet activities into spotlight By Patrick Bartley The ethics and professionalism of equine veterinarians and their board have been put in the spotlight with Racing Victoria laying 20 charges against

Jun11, 2015

Group 1-winning trainers Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh among those…: Herald Sun 6/11/15

June 11th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Group 1-winning trainers Danny O’Brien, Mark Kavanagh among those charged by Racing Victoria for cobalt breach By: Rod Nicholson and Michael Manley GROUP 1-winning trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh face lengthy bans after they

Jun5, 2015

Hong Kong given drug policy exemption: Racing Post 6/5/15

June 5th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Howard Wright HONG KONG has been added to the BHA's list of countries from where runners are treated in the same way as British-registered horses under the governing authority's recently strengthened anti-doping policy. The

Jun3, 2015

All horses for major spring races to be tested out of…: The Sydney Morning Herald 6/3/15

June 3rd, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

All horses for major spring races to be tested out of season By: Patrick Bartley Potential Melbourne Cup and spring hopefuls stabled out of Victoria will come under a national out-of-competition testing regime for the

Jun1, 2015

UAE issues new law to combat doping in horse racing: Arabianbusiness.com 6/1/15

June 1st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By Staff writer Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, on Monday issued a new law to combat the trade or use of banned substances in horse racing and equestrian sports events

May22, 2015

Sam Kavanagh stood down and to face cobalt, caffeine…: The Sydney Morning Herald 5/22/15

May 22nd, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sam Kavanagh stood down and to face cobalt, caffeine and treatment charges By Chris Roots Rosehill trainer Sam Kavanagh has been stood down by Racing NSW stewards and will face an inquiry next month to

May13, 2015

Trainer Rodriguez, Vet Fined For Medication Violation: The Paulick Report 5/13/15

May 13th, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

RMTC By Paulick Report Staff Trainer Rudy Rodriguez and veterinarian Greg Bennett were each fined $3,000 by the New York State Gaming Commission for administering a drug to the horse Sage Valley outside the permitted

May1, 2015

Racing NSW invests in cutting-edge technology to protect…: The Daily Telegraph 5/1/15

May 1st, 2015|Categories: International|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Racing NSW invests in cutting-edge technology to protect racing’s integrity By: Ray Thomas RACING NSW has further strengthened its drug detection processes by purchasing cutting-edge equipment that will be able to screen for more than

Apr30, 2015