Breeders’ Cup Testing Yields No Positive Findings: TDN 11/8/18

Press Release: Officials at Breeders’ Cup Limited announced Thursday that there were no positive findings for prohibited substances among the 289 horses tested both pre- and post-race at this year’s world championships at Churchill Downs Nov. 2 and 3. Out-of-competition (OOC) testing of horses that had won Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ races and

Unprecedented Drug Testing Ahead of Breeders’ Cup: The Bloodhorse 10/26/17

By: Frank Angst With a new six-month withdrawal time in place for all anabolic steroids and a ramped-up out-of-competition testing program, Breeders' Cup has made integrity changes that have received international praise ahead of this year's World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar. One year after the disqualification of Masochistic from his second-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders'

Aggressive Drug Testing Implemented in Advance of Breeders’ Cup: VSin.Com 08/08/17

By: Ron Flatter LAS VEGAS — It started with drug tests that led to the disqualification of a Breeders’ Cup runner-up after last year’s races. Now whispers that the championships have already started their expanded out-of-competition drug tests have been confirmed. A Breeders’ Cup executive said during the weekend that horses that are considered contenders

CHRB Approves Medication Conditions for Breeders’ Cup: Blood-Horse 5/25/17

By: Jeremy Balan In the aftermath of Masochistic's disqualification from the 2016 TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1), Del Mar and the Breeders' Cup asked the California Horse Racing Board May 25 for permission to avoid such an event in the 2017 World Championships. The proposal submitted to the CHRB Thursday at Santa Anita Park asked for

Breeders’ Cup Bans Ellis, Masochistic in 2017: Blood-Horse 1/10/17

By: BloodHorse Staff Breeders' Cup has notified trainer Ron Ellis and the owners of Masochistic, Jay Em Ess Stable and Los Pollos Hermanos Racing, of action taken pursuant to its prohibited substance rule and convicted trainer rule. As a result of the issuance of a ruling by the Santa Anita Park board of stewards disqualifying Masochistic

BC Wants Better Out-of-Competition Testing: Blood-Horse 12/20/16

By: Frank Angst Breeders' Cup officials are calling for improved out-of-competition rules and protocols after a positive post-race drug test for the anabolic steroid stanozolol in Masochistic will result in a disqualification of his runner-up finish in the  $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Santa Anita Park. Breeders Cup expressed disappointment

NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Re-accredits Santa Anita: Horse Racing Nation 3/11/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, near Los Angeles, has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Since 1934, Santa Anita has been one of America’s leading racetracks, showcasing Hall of Fame legends like Seabiscuit, Affirmed, Spectacular Bid, John Henry and Zenyatta. In addition to