Strychnine Detected in Three Turf Paradise Horses: TDN 2/28/19

By: T.D. Thornton Strychnine, the active ingredient in rat poison, has been detected in post-race drug testing of three horses from the same owner/trainer at Turf Paradise. All three horses additionally tested positive for caffeine. A fourth horse from the same outfit tested positive for caffeine alone. Alex Torres-Casas, the owner/trainer of all four horses,

Drug Testing Requirements for Stakes:HarnessLink.Com 6/20/17

By: Nick Salvi/NZST East Rutherford, NJ -- The Meadowlands is announcing that all horses entered in the following stakes; Graduate Finals Trot & Pace, Meadowlands Pace, Mistletoe Shalee, Hambletonian Maturity, WR Haughton Memorial, Golden Girls, Stanley Dancer Memorial and Del Miller Memorial will be required to be stabled at an approved training facility within a

Turf Club CEO Says Drug Test Protocol Agreement Close: The Irish Times 5/30/17

By: Brian O'Connor Body “optimistic” deal can be reached with Breeders Association in next two weeks The Turf Club expects to have a protocol agreed within the next two weeks that will allow racing’s regulatory body carry out drug testing on stud farms.  The establishment of a mechanism which would allow Turf Club officials carry

More Drug Tests for Qld Winter Carnival: Nine.Com 5/6/17

By: AAP Queensland officials have stepped up drug testing for the winter carnival with samples taken from 50 horses at the Gold Coast feature meeting. The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has announced increased drug testing in the next two months. QRIC commissioner Ross Barnett said the testing supported the regulation of prohibited substances during Queensland's

Out-Of-Competition Testing, Research Seen as Keys to Clean Racing: The Racing Biz 4/19/17

By: Press Release Increased out-of-competition testing, investing in additional investigators and research into emerging threats are the most effective ways to catch — and, more importantly, deter — cheating in horse racing. That was the big take-away from the drug-testing forum on opening day of the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s 83rd annual conference on

Kentucky Drug Testing Lab Enjoys Expansion: Blood-Horse 11/30/16

By: Frank Angst While the focus of the expanded LGC Science facility in Lexington will be on testing human-use supplements, as opposed to the lab's equine drug testing, the additional expertise on such supplements could provide crossover benefit. Lexington political and business leaders attended a ribbon-cutting Nov. 30 to celebrate the expanded LGC facility. LGC is a