Scollay: Safety, Integrity Not ‘Negotiable’:Blood-Horse 5/5/16

By: Tom LaMarra The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will almost triple the number of veterinarians it has on a typical race day to assist with the two biggest programs of the year May 6-7 at Churchill Downs. In addition, the KHRC well in advance of the Longines Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!

RMTC Recommends New Phenylbutazone Threshold Level, Announces Launch of Recent Rulings… 4/15/10

NEWS RELEASE April 15, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC RECOMMENDS NEW PHENYLBUTAZONE THRESHOLD LEVEL, ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF RECENT RULINGS DATABASE Based on the recommendation of its Scientific Advisory Committee, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors has revised its recommended threshold for the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) phenylbutazone from 5

RMTC Board Approves Major Drug Testing Initiative 9/26/08

NEWS RELEASE September 26, 2008 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD APPROVES MAJOR DRUG TESTING INITIATIVE At their September 24 board of directors meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) announced a five-part drug testing initiative aimed at developing laboratory and drug testing standards comparable to the World Anti-Doping Agency

RMTC Board Will Meet Next Week in Austin, Texas 3/20/08

NEWS RELEASE March 20, 2008 RMTC BOARD WILL MEET NEXT WEEK IN AUSTIN, TEXAS On Tuesday, March 25, the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) will meet at the Driskell Hotel in Austin, Texas, for their spring board meeting. The RMTC will hear reports from four of its committees, including

RMTC Board Approves Plans for Threshold Research and BET Team Security in 2006 2/8/06

February 8, 2006-The Board of Directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) on Tuesday approved a plan developed by Dr. Rick Sams of The Ohio State University to establish guidelines for withdrawal times for therapeutic medications commonly utilized by race track veterinarians. The RMTC board meeting was held in Las Vegas in conjunction