Ben Smith facing 10 charges: Racing.com 4/17/19

By: Racing.com Staff Newcastle trainer Ben Smith will face 10 charges concerning the use and supply of prohibited substances from May 7. Last September, Racing NSW stewards suspended the trainer indefinitely after he provided false evidence at the initial inquiry into irregularities in two swab samples taken from two of his gallopers. The charges are

Expanded Out-Of-Competition Testing Progressing In Maryland: THA 07/18/18

By: Tom LaMarra More than 200 out-of-competition drug tests have been performed in Maryland since March as part of an expanded program that includes overnight races. Maryland Racing Commission Executive Director Mike Hopkins said the number of samples taken per racing day has varied from four to one or two. That doesn’t include Preakness Stakes

O’Sullivans among four stables charged: Racing.com 02/01/18

By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards have continued their hard line on prohibited substance cobalt, announcing charges on Thursday against four trainers for offences dating back as far as 2015. Stewards issued nine charges, of which six are in the alternative, against licensed training partners Terry and Karina O'Sullivan following their investigations into the circumstances

Anti-doping Issues a Hot Topic at ITBA Seminar:Racing Post.Com 2/3/17

By: Aisling Crowe in Clonmel CONCERNS over anti-doping inspections on stud farms, as well as inspections from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC), were hot topics at the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders' Association seminar at the Minella Hotel, Clonmel, on Friday. Breeders have to contend with the prospect of inspectors from the WRC, the Department of Agriculture,

NYSGC Proposes Overhaul of Drug, Veterinary Rules: TDN 1/23/17

By: T.D. Thornton Five proposed new rules dealing with Thoroughbred medication, prohibited substances, minimum drug penalties, out-of-competition testing, and airway bleeding in racehorses were advanced to a 45-day public-comment period by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) at the board’s monthly meeting Jan. 23. Board members only briefly discussed specifics of the broad set