Cobalt Charges for Ricky Vale: Racing.Com 3/22/17

By. Racing.Com Staff Rockhampton trainer Ricky Vale has been called upon to answer four prohibited substance charges - including three for cobalt - before the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission. The charges arise from positive swabs taken from four of Vale's horses at meetings at Rockhampton and Mackay in February and March of last year. The

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

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 horses. The RV stewards announced they had received a report from the Racing Analytical Services Limited confirming that a prohibited

Indiana Suspends Trainer Haffner 45 Days: The Blood-Horse 3/15/16

By: Frank Angst In a settlement with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, trainer Randy Haffner will serve at least a 45-day suspension for 2015 violations in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse races at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Under the agreement approved by the IHRC at its March 15 regular meeting, Haffner withdraws his appeal in

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

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 leading Melbourne Cup chance was treated with a banned substance in the lead-up that forced him to miss Australia’s richest

Training Partners Fined Over Positive Swab: 1/20/16

Co-trainers Terry and Karina O'Sullivan have been fined $3000 for presenting a horse to race at Sandown in September with a prohibited substance in its system. Dexamethasone, a short-acting corticosteroid, was detected in a urine sample taken from the O'Sullivan-trained Dandy Gent after he finished second in a 2400m race on September 2. The Racing

Hearing date set for O’Sullivans: 1/15/16

By: Andrew Eddy Terry O’Sullivan and his daughter Karina will have their new prohibited substance charge heard by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board next Wednesday. The Stawell-based training partners were notified this week that one of their gallopers, Dandy Gent, had produced a post-race urine sample positive to the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone after it

Second positive for O’Sullivans: 1/13/16

By: Andrew Eddy Father-and-daughter training partners Terry and Karina O’Sullivan have been hit with a second positive to a prohibited substance with Racing Victoria stewards charging the pair on Wednesday over the use of anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone on their galloper Dandy Gent. Just last week, the pair were notified that Darragh had produced a positive

Delaware Park Latest Track to Boot Vazquez: The Blood-Horse 6/30/15

RMTC By Frank Angst Trainer Juan C. Vazquez is slowly running out of Mid-Atlantic tracks at which to run his horses after Delaware Park informed the trainer he is no longer welcome to race his horse there. On June 30 Delaware Park chief executive officer Bill Fasy said the track had barred the trainer from