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

RMTC Eagerly Anticipates NSAID Discussion When RCI Model Rules Committee Convenes in July 6/11/10

NEWS RELEASE June 11, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC EAGERLY ANTICIPATES NSAID DISCUSSION WHEN RCI MODEL RULES COMMITTEE CONVENES IN JULY A recently published report previewing the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) Summer Convention in Minneapolis in late July seemed to indicate that there was little support for proposed changes in

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 Implements Initiatives on Lab Standards,Quality Assurance and Research… 7/2/09

NEWS RELEASE July 2, 2009 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD IMPLEMENTS INITIATIVES ON LAB STANDARDS,QUALITY ASSURANCE AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Beginning a process that will result in the most significant changes to drug testing in the United States in more than three decades, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors

Officials from IFHA and RMTC Meet to Discuss International Drug Testing 4/27/09

NEWS RELEASE April 27, 2009 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 OFFICIALS FROM IFHA AND RMTC MEET TO DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL DRUG TESTING To increase harmonization of the international regulations of prohibited substances in horse racing, the International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities (IFHA) Advisory Council on Prohibited Substances and representatives of the Racing Medication and Testing

Scientific Advisory Committee, Drug Testing Task Force Provide Updates to RMTC Board 2/12/09

NEWS RELEASE February 12, 2009 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE, DRUG TESTING TASK FORCE PROVIDE UPDATES TO RMTC BOARD At their February 6 meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors heard important updates from their Scientific Advisory Committee and Drug Testing Initiatives Task Force.

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 Sponsors Androgenic Anabolic Steroids Workshop 5/7/08

NEWS RELEASE May 7, 2008 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 RMTC SPONSORS ANDROGENIC ANABOLIC STEROIDS WORKSHOP The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) sponsored an equine racing chemist workshop to foster uniformity in drug testing of the androgenic anabolic steroids (AAS) from April 27-30 at the University of California at Davis. Analysts representing seven international

RMTC 2007 Fund-Raising Campagin Includes $100,000 Contributions from NYRA and USTA 7/26/07

NEWS RELEASE July 26, 2007 RMTC 2007 FUND-RAISING CAMPAIGN INCLUDES $100,000 CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NYRA AND USTA The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) today announced that it has received $100,000 contributions from the New York Racing Association and the United States Trotting Association, and $50,000 contributions from the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the Hambletonian