Another Cobalt Ban in the UAE: TDN 1/26/17

By: TDN- Shared News For the third time in the space of a little over a week, a Purebred Arabian trainer based in the United Arab Emirates has been banned two years for cobalt positives. Nacer Samiri pleaded guilty to presenting two horses to race in November with cobalt in their systems over the allowed

UAE issues new law to combat doping in horse racing: 6/1/15

By Staff writer Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, on Monday issued a new law to combat the trade or use of banned substances in horse racing and equestrian sports events in the country. The law aims to protect legitimate competition in the sport and eliminate fraud while promoting the principle

Emirates Racing Authority quick to see red over cobalt: TheNational 1/22/15

By: Geoffrey Riddle The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) remains vigilant to the threat of the use of cobalt after five horses from three high-profile trainers in Australia were found to have prohibited levels of the performance-enhancing drug in their systems. It was revealed last week that Lidari, trained by Black Caviar’s handler Peter Moody, tested