State-Of-The-Art Lab Opens in Argentina: TDN 10/18/18

Press Release: Demonstrating its commitment to the fight against doping in Argentina, a new chemical services area has been opened at San Isidro Racetrack in Buenos Aires. Professional staff at the lab belong to the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AROC) and regularly take part in the proficiency testing program, designed to check and detect

Robust Doping Control Call: Sporting Post 10/10/2018

Press Release: Delegates who attended the 52nd International Conference of Horseracing Authorities on Arc weekend in Paris, France heard presentations relating to the health, welfare, and safety of jockeys, the harmonization of rules, and the stimulation of betting handle. Article 6 addresses the ” biological integrity of the horse”, prohibited substances, genetic and cellular manipulations,

IFHA Reference Laboratory Program Progressing, Aims To Inspire Labs To Step Up: Paulick Report 10/02/17

Press Release: The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities' reference laboratory accreditation program continues work towards its mission to raise lab standards across the world, according to a presentation at the organization's annual conference Monday. Louis Romanet, chairman of the IFHA, reported five labs have met the organization's standards, including University of California-Davis in the U.S.

Five IFHA Reference Laboratories Appointed: The Horse 08/09/17

Press Release: International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) Chairman Louis Romanet announced Aug. 9 that, following the approval of the IFHA’s Executive Council, five analytical laboratories have each been appointed as “IFHA Reference Laboratories.” The reference laboratories include: Australia—Racing Analytical Services Limited; France—Laboratoire Des Courses Hippiques; Great Britain—LGC Group, Sport & Specialised Analytical Services; Hong

International Horse Racing Authorities Move Forward with Lab Accreditation Program: Paulick Report 10/6/16

By: Natalie Voss Progress continues on an international accreditation program for laboratories conducting drug testing on Thoroughbred racehorses, according to an update this week. Dr. Yves Bonnaire spoke before the 50th International Conference of Horseracing Authorities with additional details on the program, which was started in 2014 and should launch next year. The International Federation