Racing Commission OKs more laboratories: Albuquerque Journal 4/13/15

RMTC By Charles D. Brunt / Journal Staff Writer Horse trainers charged with doping their horses will have a wider choice of laboratories they can use to challenge regulators’ findings, the New Mexico Racing Commission has decided. Prior to Thursday’s action, trainers were limited to using only three commission-approved testing labs to challenge track stewards’

Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance: The Horse 3/21/15

RMTC Edited Press Release The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced March 19 that Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Located outside of El Paso in Sunland Park, New Mexico, adjacent to Texas and the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the 56-year-old racetrack hosts its biggest day

RMTC Board: Stanozolol Threshold Eliminated, Ohio Lab Granted Interim Accreditation…9/20/13

NEWS RELEASE September 20, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD: STANOZOLOL THRESHOLD ELIMINATED, OHIO STATE LAB GRANTED INTERIM ACCREDITATION, UNIFORM NATIONAL MEDICATION RULES, PENALTIES AND LAB REFORMS ENDORSED, OUT OF COMPETITION TESTING COMMITTEE FORMED, WALDROP ELECTED TO SUCCEED LEWIS AS CHAIRMAN The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium

RMTC Issues Drug Bulletins on Purple Pain and TB-500 7/2/13

NEWS RELEASE July 2, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC ISSUES DRUG BULLETINS ON PURPLE PAIN AND TB-500 The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) Tactical Research Committee has reviewed data from laboratory analysis of two substances of concern in racing that have been marketed as powerfully effective drugs – “Purple Pain” and

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

RMTC Board Recommends Therapeutic Withdrawal Times, Grants First Interim Lab Accreditation 3/21/13

NEWS RELEASE March 21, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD RECOMMENDS THERAPEUTIC WITHDRAWAL TIMES, GRANTS FIRST INTERIM LAB ACCREDITATION At its March 19 meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors adopted recommendations for thresholds and withdrawal times for four therapeutic medications identified by the Association

RMTC Board Announces Corticosteroid Withdrawal Recommendations Resulting from its…12/20/12

NEWS RELEASE December 20, 2012 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD ANNOUNCES CORTICOSTEROID WITHDRAWAL RECOMMENDATIONS RESULTING FROM ITS CORTICOSTEROID EXPERTS CONFERENCE The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) recently approved minimum withdrawal time recommendations for corticosteroids. These recommendations were based on recently completed work funded in-part by RMTC and conducted at the University of

RMTC Board Makes Therapeutic Withdrawal Recommendations, Announces Upcoming…11/15/12

NEWS RELEASE November 15, 2012 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD MAKES THERAPEUTIC WITHDRAWAL RECOMMENDATIONS, ANNOUNCES UPCOMING CORTICOSTEROIDS CONFERENCE At its November 13 meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors addressed a number of important initiatives including therapeutic medications, laboratory proficiency, corticosteroid regulation and penalties for rule

RMTC Makes Therapeutic Withdrawal Time Recommendations, Announces Progress of its Drug… 10/20/10

NEWS RELEASE October 20, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC MAKES THERAPEUTIC WITHDRAWAL TIME RECOMMENDATIONS, ANNOUNCES PROGRESS OF ITS DRUG TESTING INITIATIVES TASK FORCE Based on the recommendation of its Scientific Advisory Committee, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors has recommended scientifically identified withdrawal guidelines and plasma thresholds for the