Coast Trainer Loses Appeal Against $25,000 Fine: Sunshine Coast Daily 3/24/17

By: Alex Nolan Trainer: David Vandyke    Photo credit: Tracey Nearmy   RACING: Sunshine Coast trainer David Vandyke has lost an appeal against the severity of his $25,000 fine imposed by Racing New South Wales stewards, after stable star Yankee Rose tested positive to a banned substance at Randwick last year. Vandyke pleaded

Williams in Clear After Ibuprofen Positive: Racing.Com 2/7/17

By: Racing.Com Staff Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has been cleared of any rule breach, following an investigation into a raceday Ibuprofen detection in galloper Oregon Spirit. Oregon Spirit was set to race at Flemington on December 10, but was scratched at the barriers on veterinary advice after rearing in the gates. As it happened, the

RV dismiss Cup cobalt claims: 8/6/15

By: Shane Anderson Racing Victoria (RV) has dismissed claims made during the Sam Kavanagh cobalt inquiry that a Melbourne Cup winner tested positive to cobalt and EPO as ‘lacking substance’. During a tense hearing in front of Racing NSW Stewards on Wednesday, harness racing identity John Camilleri answered questions about a text message he had

Victorian lab will be first in Australia to test for cobalt as racing…: Herald Sun 2/20/15

Victorian lab will be first in Australia to test for cobalt as racing steps up fight against PEDs By Leo Schlink and Daryl Timms VICTORIAN racing’s fight against performance-enhancing substances has escalated with the creation of Australia’s first cobalt-testing laboratory. When completed, the $350,000 lab will test both blood and urine samples for cobalt and

Emirates Racing Authority quick to see red over cobalt: TheNational 1/22/15

By: Geoffrey Riddle The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) remains vigilant to the threat of the use of cobalt after five horses from three high-profile trainers in Australia were found to have prohibited levels of the performance-enhancing drug in their systems. It was revealed last week that Lidari, trained by Black Caviar’s handler Peter Moody, tested