Guilty Plea In Case Involving Equine Drugs; Feds Seize Customer List: Paulick Report 9/16/18

Press Release: Darren B. Stratton, 45, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute misbranded prescription animal drugs, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced. According to court documents and statements made in court, from January 2017 through September 2017, defendant Stratton worked at Horsemen's Tack, Inc. in Newton, New Hampshire. 

Jimmy Iselin to Serve Suspension after Appeal Denied: Daily Racing Form 10/10/17

By: David Grening Trainer Jimmy Iselin is to begin serving a 30-day suspension Wednesday following a denial of his appeal by the New York Gaming Commission of a medication positive from 2016. Rahy’s Bandit, who won the fourth race at Belmont Park on June 12, 2016, was found to have the muscle relaxant methocarbamol, commonly

Gulfstream Trainers Suspended for Medication Violations:Daily Racing Form 11/17/16

By: Mike Welsch HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Trainer Marcial Navarro has been suspended a total of 60 days and trainer Bruno Tessore for 10 days for medication violations, according to rulings issued by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation earlier this week. The rulings became effective as of Nov. 11. The rulings against


NEWS RELEASE October 8, 2015 Contact: Dionne Benson, Executive Director, RMTC, (859) 224-2844 RMTC STATEMENT ON METHOCARBAMOL (ROBAXIN) THRESHOLD/ TREATMENT PROTOCOLS The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission recently suspended trainer Graham Motion for five days and fined him $500 for a medication overage involving the winner Kitten’s Point in Keeneland’s Bewitch Stakes. Kentucky officials determined that Kitten's

Amoss Settles Indiana Case, Accepts Penalty: The Blood-Horse 7/23/15

By Tom LaMarra Trainer Tom Amoss and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission have entered into a settlement agreement in a complex case involving a one-nanogram medication positive at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in 2011. Amoss, who has fought the IHRC over the positive reading for the Class 4 drug methocarbamol for about three years,

Amoss Suspension Upheld; Appeal Planned: The Blood-Horse 3/10/15

RMTC By Tom LaMarra The Indiana Horse Racing Commission March 10 upheld an administrative law judge's order that trainer Tom Amoss be suspended 60 days and fined $5,000 in a therapeutic medication case that has dragged on for more than three years. Meanwhile, the IHRC also approved a settlement agreement with Quarter Horse trainer Ron

RMTC Board Encouraged by Uniform Rule Adoptions, Advances Laboratory Uniformity,…10/16/2014

NEWS RELEASE October 16, 2014 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD ENCOURAGED BY UNIFORM RULE ADOPTIONS, ADVANCES LABORATORY UNIFORMITY, APPROVES RULE ON COMPOUNDED MEDICATION A review by the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) of state-by-state adoption of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) National Uniform Medication

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