Del Mar, Jockey Club Back Enhanced Medication Testing: DMTC.Com 8/22/16

By: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) and The Jockey Club have formally announced that they both will provide additional funding to the Ken Maddy Laboratory at the University California, Davis to enhance the California Horse Racing Board’s (CHRB) medication testing program. The announcement was made at The Jockey Club’s regional members

California Expands Equine Drug Testing: Blood-Horse 8/18/16

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CHRB Alters Los Alamitos QH Drug Rules: Blood-Horse 7/14/16

By: Jeremy Balan Following a court ruling in March that found "house rules" banning the use of drugs like clenbuterol and albuterol forLos Alamitos Race Course Quarter Horse races to be in conflict with California Horse Racing Board rules, the regulatory agency made "emergency amendments" to allow the practice to continue through the conditions of

CHRB Passes Third-Party Lasix Administration: Blood-Horse 6/16/16

By: Jeremy Balan Though many local veterinarians again voiced opposition, the California Horse Racing Board approved the third-party administration of race-day furosemide June 16 during a meeting at Santa Anita Park. The final step for the measure to be officially enacted is approval by the California Office of Administrative Law. The CHRB voted 5-0—with member Steve Beneto

Jockey Club Researches the Untapped Power of the Microchip:Paulick Report 2/17/16

By: Natalie Voss The Jockey Club's announcement last summer that it would begin requiring microchips for foal registrations starting in 2017 was met with relatively little fanfare. That could be because microchipping has been standard for Thoroughbred registrations in the United Kingdom and Europe for years. What many horsemen and owners may not have realized,

ARCI Announces Members of Compliance Group: The Blood-Horse 9/29/15

By Blood-Horse Staff The Association of Racing Commissioners International Sept. 29 announced members of a committee that will work with regulators in each racing state to complete implementation of reforms that make up the National Uniform Medication Program. The 12 members of the ARCI Compliance Committee were invited by ARCI chairman Mark Lamberth, who has