By: Shane Anderson The Victorian Labor Government has made a $1.6 million investment in a world-class drug testing laboratory to fight against performance enhancing drugs in racing. The Racing Analytical Services Limited (RASL) laboratory at Flemington, which carries out more than 50,000 tests per year from race horses and greyhounds, will receive the funding boost
By: Racing Victoria Staff Stewards Report Len Xuereb Racing Victoria (RV) Stewards have today issued charges against licensed trainer Len Xuereb following an investigation into the circumstances that lead to his horse, Elegantly Wasted, returning a sample containing cobalt in excess of the permitted threshold of 200 micrograms per litre in urine. A post-race urine
By: Andrew Eddy Racing Victoria stewards are investigating a positive swab from the stables of Symon Wilde following the confirmation that anti-inflammatory drug Dexamethasone was found in a post-race sample taken form one of his horses. The RV stewards announced they had received a report from the Racing Analytical Services Limited confirming that a prohibited
By: Racing.Com Staff Warrnambool trainer Matthew Williams has been cleared of any rule breach, following an investigation into a raceday Ibuprofen detection in galloper Oregon Spirit. Oregon Spirit was set to race at Flemington on December 10, but was scratched at the barriers on veterinary advice after rearing in the gates. As it happened, the
By: Andrew Eddy Balnarring trainer Trevor J Andrews could be the first trainer in Victoria to face cobalt charges under revised threshold levels following confirmation that the prohibited substance was found in one of his horses. Racing Victoria stewards announced on Wednesday that they had received a report from Racing Analytical Services Limited confirming that
By: Harness Link.Com/NZDT The Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) Racing Appeals and Disciplinary (RAD) Board today heard a matter in regards to charges issued by HRV Stewards under Australian Harness Racing Rule (AHRR) 190(1) and 190B against licensed trainer Ms Emma Stewart. ARHR 190(1) reads as follows: A horse shall be presented for a race free of prohibited substances.
By: Reid Sanders Today, Harness Racing New South Wales(HRNSW) Stewards, commenced an inquiry into a report from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) that the substancesboldenone, nandrolone and 5alpha-estran-3beta,17alpha-diol were detected in a post race urine sample collected from VINNY CHASE subsequent to that horse winning at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.