Drug Rule Changes To Be Discussed: Standardbred Canada 2/15/19

Press Release: Proposals to modify the regulatory policy concerning clenbuterol and betamethasone use in harness racing will be one of the major topics considered at the upcoming meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) when it meets April 3-5, 2019 in Arcadia, California. The proposed changes were submitted late last year to Standardbred

Records-Based Trainer Ruling Overturned: Blood-Horse 11/4/16

By: Tom Precious A major equine drug infraction case, which led to the revocation of a Standardbred trainer's license, has been overturned by a New York state appeals court. The Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court's Third Department found in favor of Luis Pena, a top Standardbred trainer who was accused by New

New Rule Changes in New York State: HarnessLink.Com 8/10/16

By: NZST Adoption of Rulemaking for use of Hopples in Harness Racing. On July 25, 2016, the New York State Gaming Commission adopted amendments to our current rules on the use of hopples in harness racing at 9 NYCRR §§ 4113.5(a)(2) and 4117.3. The full text of the proposed rules can be found in the

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