Enhanced Security For International Trot: Stndardbred America 10/9/18

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission has announced the implementation of enhanced security and drug testing protocols for the upcoming International Trot. The protocols will require out-of-competition testing of all horses. In addition to enhanced security measures, the protocols require out of competition testing of all horses participating. The process will be coordinated

Persaud Suspended 30 Days For Possession Of Injectable Drugs: Paulick Report 8/8/18

Press Release: Owner/trainer Randi Persaud has been suspended 30 days for possession of injectable drugs, according to a ruling released Wednesday by the New York State Gaming Commission. Ten days of the suspension have been stayed, and Persaud's sentence is scheduled to run Aug. 10 through Aug. 29, inclusive. Possession of injectable medications or syringes

NY Commission Votes 4-2 Not to Reconsider Dutrow Case: TDN 7/16/18

By: T.D. Thorton Richard E. Dutrow Jr., the GI Kentucky Derby-winning trainer whose long history of infractions culminated in a 10-year license suspension that is currently in effect until 2023, on Monday again had a request denied by New York regulators to reopen his case and possibly modify his penalty based on time already served.

New Equine Health and Safety Measures Implemented at Saratoga: Horse Racing Nation 08/21/17

Press Release: In addition to the existing industry-leading equine health and safety policies and procedures already in place at New York State racetracks, the New York State Gaming Commission, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) are implementing additional actions immediately at Saratoga Race Course, including increased regulatory

NYSGC Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration Rule: Thoroughbred Daily News 6/26/17

By: TDN The New York State Gaming Commission unanimously approved a proposal to formalize race-day administration of Lasix by third-party veterinarians during its meeting Monday in Manhattan. Under the rule, recommended by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) and consistent with model rules of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc., only third-party veterinarians

Enhanced Security Protocols for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival: TDN 6/2/17

By: TDN The New York Racing Association (NYRA), in conjunction with the New York State Gaming Commission, has released the security protocols for next week’s Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. Horses entered for the GI Belmont S. will be subjected to 72-hours of “dedicated watch” by experienced security personnel leading up to post time. One guard

Harness Trainer Weiner Suspended Indefinitely: Daily Racing Form 5/24/17

By: Matt Hegarty Michael Weiner, a harness trainer in New York, has been suspended indefinitely by New York regulators after four horses he started at Monticello Raceway in February tested positive for a substance that is reputed to have stimulant effects. The New York State Gaming Commission announced the suspension Wednesday, an order that will

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