RMTC Executive Committee Responds to Proposal, Stresses Importance of Independence 12/18/2014

NEWS RELEASE December 18, 2014 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RESPONDS TO PROPOSAL, STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF INDEPENDENCE The executive committee of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) met on Wednesday, December 17, to consider a recent letter from the Racing Commissioners International (RCI) inviting the RMTC to merge with RCI’s

RMTC Issues Drug Bulletins on Purple Pain and TB-500 7/2/13

NEWS RELEASE July 2, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC ISSUES DRUG BULLETINS ON PURPLE PAIN AND TB-500 The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) Tactical Research Committee has reviewed data from laboratory analysis of two substances of concern in racing that have been marketed as powerfully effective drugs – “Purple Pain” and

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

RMTC Recommends New Phenylbutazone Threshold Level, Announces Launch of Recent Rulings… 4/15/10

NEWS RELEASE April 15, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC RECOMMENDS NEW PHENYLBUTAZONE THRESHOLD LEVEL, ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF RECENT RULINGS DATABASE Based on the recommendation of its Scientific Advisory Committee, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors has revised its recommended threshold for the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) phenylbutazone from 5

RMTC Seeks Director of Research 3/4/10

NEWS RELEASE March 4, 2010 Contact: Hallie Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC SEEKS DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) is seeking applications for the position of Director of Research. The individual holding this position will be responsible for the coordination of RMTC research projects, development of requests for proposals on specific research

Scientific Advisory Committee, Drug Testing Task Force Provide Updates to RMTC Board 2/12/09

NEWS RELEASE February 12, 2009 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE, DRUG TESTING TASK FORCE PROVIDE UPDATES TO RMTC BOARD At their February 6 meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors heard important updates from their Scientific Advisory Committee and Drug Testing Initiatives Task Force.

RMTC Board Recommends Policy on the Implementation of Anabolic/Androgenic Steroid Regulations 3/26/08

NEWS RELEASE March 26, 2008 Contact: Hallie Roach (859) 224-2848 RMTC BOARD RECOMMENDS POLICY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ANABOLIC/ANDROGENIC STEROID REGULATIONS The board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), in consultation with the RMTC Scientific Advisory Committee, unanimously adopted on Tuesday several policy recommendations that it will forward on to regulators,

RMTC Board Will Meet Next Week in Austin, Texas 3/20/08

NEWS RELEASE March 20, 2008 RMTC BOARD WILL MEET NEXT WEEK IN AUSTIN, TEXAS On Tuesday, March 25, the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) will meet at the Driskell Hotel in Austin, Texas, for their spring board meeting. The RMTC will hear reports from four of its committees, including