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

Four Veterinarians Plead Guilty In Penn National Case: The Paulick Report 4/15/15

RMTC By Press Release The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Dr. Kevin Brophy, age 60, Florida, Dr. Fernando Motta, age 44, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Christopher Korte, age 43, Pueblo, Colorado, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan E. Schwab in Harrisburg. Dr. Renee Nodine, age 52,

U.S. Alleges Conspiracy at Penn National: The Blood-Horse 3/30/15

RMTC By Frank Angst A review of federal court records outlining the criminal cases against four Penn National Race Course veterinarians reveals that the vets allegedly followed trainers' orders on what medications should be administered to horses. The four vets involved, Kevin Brophy, Fernando Motta, Christopher Korte, and Renee Nodine have admitted guilt to misdemeanor

Lee and Shannon Hope under investigation after third positive test…: Herald Sun 1/8/15

By Daryl Timms FATHER-and-son training team Lee and Shannon Hope are under investigation after another of their horses returned a positive test to an elevated level of cobalt. Racing Victoria stewards revealed last month the Hope-trained Windy Citi Bear and Best Suggestion had tested above the 200 microgram threshold. It was the first elevated levels

RMTC Board Announces Corticosteroid Withdrawal Recommendations Resulting from its…12/20/12

NEWS RELEASE December 20, 2012 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD ANNOUNCES CORTICOSTEROID WITHDRAWAL RECOMMENDATIONS RESULTING FROM ITS CORTICOSTEROID EXPERTS CONFERENCE The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) recently approved minimum withdrawal time recommendations for corticosteroids. These recommendations were based on recently completed work funded in-part by RMTC and conducted at the University of