CHRB Again Approves Third-Party Lasix Administration: Blood-Horse 4/6/17

By: Jeremy Balan A nearly five-year process to implement third-party administration of race-day furosemide (commonly known as Lasix) in California could be nearing an end after the California Horse Racing Board approved a proposal to authorize the practice April 6. During a meeting at Golden Gate Fields, the four attending members of the CHRB voted

CHRB Committee Advances New Lasix Proposal: The Blood-Horse 9/4/15

By Jeremy Balan The California Horse Racing Board Medication and Track Safety Committee took a step forward Sept. 4 regarding the potential employment of third-party furosemide administration in the state, but any change in procedures still likely won't occur until 2016. After the CHRB sent a proposal on third-party administration of furosemide, commonly known as

CTT Pledges Funds for Barn Surveillance: The Blood-Horse 8/31/15

By Tom LaMarra The California Thoroughbred Trainers Aug. 31 said its leadership unanimously agreed to use $150,000 from reserve funds to facilitate race-day camera surveillance in barn areas at California racetracks. The board of directors met Aug. 29 and approved the measure, the CTT said in a release. The organization also said it supports third-party