CHRB Moves Forward on Out-of-Competition Sanctions: Bloodhorse 12/13/18

By: Jeremy Balan The California Horse Racing Board took a step toward a policy of out-of-competition testing with teeth during its monthly meeting Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Out-of-competition testing is conducted in California, but the state does not have much ability to sanction licensees if there is a positive test. The proposal approved

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,

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

Panel Discusses When Racing Regulation Should Begin: The Bloodhorse 4/4/18

By: Frank Angst When representatives of The Jockey Club and the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association agreed that regulating racehorses should begin when a Thoroughbred has its first recorded workout, the moment wasn't lost on at least one attendee. Association of Racing Commissioners International president Ed Martin interjected to recognize the consensus between two

Pegasus World Cup Security Protocols Released: The Bloodhorse 01/19/18

By: Bloodhorse Staff: he Stronach Group has announced its enhanced security measures and protocols for horses competing in the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park. "The Stronach Group is committed to the safety, welfare, and integrity of all our athletes. We believe these security measures and protocols reaffirm our commitment to the

Unprecedented Drug Testing Ahead of Breeders’ Cup: The Bloodhorse 10/26/17

By: Frank Angst With a new six-month withdrawal time in place for all anabolic steroids and a ramped-up out-of-competition testing program, Breeders' Cup has made integrity changes that have received international praise ahead of this year's World Championships Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar. One year after the disqualification of Masochistic from his second-place finish in the TwinSpires Breeders'

Drug Testing Requirements for Stakes:HarnessLink.Com 6/20/17

By: Nick Salvi/NZST East Rutherford, NJ -- The Meadowlands is announcing that all horses entered in the following stakes; Graduate Finals Trot & Pace, Meadowlands Pace, Mistletoe Shalee, Hambletonian Maturity, WR Haughton Memorial, Golden Girls, Stanley Dancer Memorial and Del Miller Memorial will be required to be stabled at an approved training facility within a