Kentucky Likely to Put Labs to the Test: Blood-Horse 10/29/16

By: Frank Angst The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will likely run double-blind quality assurance testing on its lab after the state’s Equine Drug Research Council approved plans Oct. 28 to carry out such tests. The EDRC approved up to $16,000 from its Rapid Response fund to work with three lab horses at Kentucky Equine Research

New Synthetic Opioid Designer Drug Found by New York Lab: ARCI 11/9/15

Press Release LEXINGTON, KY - The Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) has put all racing regulatory agencies worldwide on notice of a finding by the New York Equine Drug Testing Program of the presence of AH-7921 in post-race samples taken from horses that recently ran at Belmont Park. This is the first time AH-7921

Vazquez Files Appeal After Xylazine Positive in Pennsylvania: The Paulick Report 7/8/15

RMTC By Ray Paulick Troubled Mid-Atlantic trainer Juan Vazquez – ejected this year from tracks in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia – is appealing a June 17 ruling from stewards at Pennsylvania’s Penn National racetrack fining him $2,000 after a horse he trains tested positive for the short acting sedative xylazine. The official chemist

RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories 6/13/13

NEWS RELEASE June 13, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC ACCREDITS FIRST TWO LABORATORIES Lexington, KY -- The University of California-Davis Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science Inc., Lexington, Ky., became the first two fully-accredited laboratories under the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation program Tuesday. “The accreditation of these two laboratories marks the