RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories 6/13/13

NEWS RELEASE June 13, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC ACCREDITS FIRST TWO LABORATORIES Lexington, KY -- The University of California-Davis Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science Inc., Lexington, Ky., became the first two fully-accredited laboratories under the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation program Tuesday. “The accreditation of these two laboratories marks the

RMTC Board Recommends Therapeutic Withdrawal Times, Grants First Interim Lab Accreditation 3/21/13

NEWS RELEASE March 21, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD RECOMMENDS THERAPEUTIC WITHDRAWAL TIMES, GRANTS FIRST INTERIM LAB ACCREDITATION At its March 19 meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors adopted recommendations for thresholds and withdrawal times for four therapeutic medications identified by the Association

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

Statement from the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium 8/30/12

NEWS RELEASE August 30, 2012 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 STATEMENT FROM THE RACING MEDICATION AND TESTING CONSORTIUM The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission recently approved regulations based on the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) Model Rules. The regulations concern major medications reported to the public in racing forms. These model rules, which incorporated broad

Dr. Dionne Benson Named RMTC Executive Director and COO 7/11/12

NEWS RELEASE July 11, 2012 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 DR. DIONNE BENSON NAMED RMTC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND COO The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) today announced the hiring of Dr. Dionne Benson as RMTC Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. In her new position, which she assumed on Monday, Dr. Benson will provide

Racing Medication and Testing Consortium to Hold Special Board Meeting August 4 7/13/11

NEWS RELEASE July 13, 2011 Contact: Rebecca A. Hills (859) 224-2844 RACING MEDICATION AND TESTING CONSORTIUM TO HOLD SPECIAL BOARD MEETING AUGUST 4 The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), which consists of 25 racing industry stakeholders and organizations that represent Thoroughbred, Standardbred, American Quarter Horse and Arabian racing, will hold a special meeting of

RMTC Makes Therapeutic Withdrawal Time Recommendations, Announces Progress of its Drug… 10/20/10

NEWS RELEASE October 20, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC MAKES THERAPEUTIC WITHDRAWAL TIME RECOMMENDATIONS, ANNOUNCES PROGRESS OF ITS DRUG TESTING INITIATIVES TASK FORCE Based on the recommendation of its Scientific Advisory Committee, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors has recommended scientifically identified withdrawal guidelines and plasma thresholds for the