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May6, 2019

FBI Probe: Penn National Trainer Murray Rojas Sentenced To 27 Months In Federal Prison: Paulick Report 5/6/19

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By: Paulick Report Staff Trainer Murray Rojas was sentenced on Monday to 27 months in federal prison on 14 felony counts of misbranding prescription drugs over a 13-year period from 2002-'14 at Penn National in

Apr19, 2019

SUMMARY OF CHRB ACTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS 4-18-19: California Horse Racing Board 4/19/19

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By: CHRB ARCADIA, CA – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 18, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri, Fred Maas,

Apr17, 2019

CHRB: Morey horses illegally medicated on Santa Anita re-opening day: Horse Racing Nation 4/17/19

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Press Release: The California Horse Racing Board this week filed a formal complaint against trainer William Morey alleging that his assistant trainer administered a substance containing an alkalinizing agent via a dose syringe to two

Apr17, 2019

California Stewards Schedule Morey Hearing May 2: Bloodhorse 4/17/19

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BloodHorse Staff: Trainer William E. Morey is scheduled to appear before the Santa Anita Park stewards May 2 after a March 29 incident in which an assistant trainer allegedly administered a substance containing an alkalinizing agent

Apr16, 2019

Expanded Voided Claim, Shockwave Rules Take Effect In Florida Thursday: Paulick Report 4/16/19

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Paulick Report Staff: The FHBPA Board of Directors approved an amended Voiding a Claim Rule at Gulfstream Park and Gulfstream Park West beginning with races on Thursday April 18, 2019. The previous rule involved fatalities

Apr11, 2019

New Penalties Proposed for ARCI Drug Violations: TDN 4/11/19

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Press Release: The Drug Testing Standards and Practices (DTSP) Committee of the Association of Racing Commissions International (ARCI) is considering a major change to the recommended penalties for violations of the association’s drug rules to

Apr11, 2019

Horsemen Contribute $170,000 to Improve Equine Drug Testing: THA 4/9/19

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Press Release: The Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, led by a $25,000 donation from the New York THA, will contribute a total of $50,000 to fund research to develop an inexpensive test for the detection of potential

Apr10, 2019

Regulatory Vet Continuing Education Organizers Honored: Bloodhorse 4/10/19

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ARCI Press Release: On the closing day of its 2019 Racing Integrity and Animal Welfare Conference, held last week in Arcadia, Calif., the Association of Racing Commissioners International honored organizers of the annual Regulatory Veterinarian

Apr8, 2019

Racing group funds University of Florida project to study drug with potential for misuse in racehorses: UF Health 4/8/19

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By: Sarah Carey Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will be collaborating with the UF Racing Laboratory to investigate a local anesthetic with the potential for misuse in racehorses, thanks to funding from

Apr8, 2019

ARCI Considering Banning Entries From Bisphosphonate-Treated Horses: TDN 4/8/19

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Press Release: The Association of Racing Commissioner International said in a statement Wednesday that it is considering a policy that would disallow entries from horses below age four who are treated with bisphosphonates. This comes

Apr8, 2019

Racing group funds University of Florida project to study drug with potential for misuse in racehorses: UFHealth 4/8/19

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By: Sarah Carey Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine will be collaborating with the UF Racing Laboratory to investigate a local anesthetic with the potential for misuse in racehorses, thanks to funding from

Apr6, 2019

Foreman Receives William H. May Award from ARCI: THA 4/6/19

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By: Tom LaMarra Alan Foreman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, on April 4 was presented with the William H. May Award, the highest honor given by the Association of Racing

Mar28, 2019

Jockeys’ Guild Issues Statement on the Use of Bisphosphonates: TDN 3/28/19

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Press Release: Jockeys’ Guild, the organization representing professional jockeys in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in the United States, has issued the following statement on the use of bisphosphonates. “The Board of Directors of the

Mar28, 2019

Advisory Warning – Bisphosphonates: New York Gaming Commission 3/28/19

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Press Release: Thoroughbred horse owners, trainers and/or veterinarians who are responsible for causing or failing to guard against an administration of a bisphosphonate to a racehorse less than four years old will be investigated for

Mar27, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Adopts Strategic Plan to Reduce Equine Fatalities: THA 3/27/19

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Press Release: Concluding more than a year of regional discussion, study, review and consultation, the entire Mid-Atlantic region’s Thoroughbred racing industry on March 21 voted unanimously to formally adopt and fully implement a long-term and

Mar25, 2019

Leading sales companies announce bisphosphonates policies: Horse Racing Nation 3/25/19

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Press Release: Officials from Keeneland Association, Fasig-Tipton Company Inc. and Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company Inc. jointly announced today that they will enable buyers of horses younger than 4 years old to have those horses tested

Mar23, 2019

CBA Issues Statement on Bisphosphonates: TDN 3/23/19

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Press Release: The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has called the off-label usage of bisphosphonates in horses under four years of age `unacceptable’ in a statement issued Saturday morning. The statement read: “The Consignors

Mar20, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Horsemen to Call for Partial Bisphosphonate Ban: TDN 3/20/19

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By: Bill Finley A meeting among industry stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic region is scheduled for Thursday and a proposal for a partial ban of the controversial drug Bisphosphonate tops the agenda. Bisphosphonate has come under

Mar14, 2019

The Medication Conundrum: Drug Regulation Challenges in the Horse Industry: The Horse 3/14/19

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By: Milt Toby Ernest Hemingway traveled with his new bride to Paris for the Christmas holiday in 1921 and wound up staying there for five years. It was the best place to be during the

Mar12, 2019

Turf Paradise Implements Pre-Race Exams for All Horses: Bloodhorse 3/6/19

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Turf Paradise Press Release: Phoenix-based Turf Paradise announced March 6 track management initiated a new plan to address an unexplained increase in equine injuries. Starting March 18, all horses racing on a given day will

Mar11, 2019

Test sought to identify new horse blood-doping strategy: Horsetalk 3/11/19

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Press Release: Anecdotal reports suggest that some racehorses are being given micro-doses of recombinant human erythropoietin to improve performance, according to the equine medical director for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. The micro-dosing regime is

Feb28, 2019

Turfway Barn Search Yields Injectables: TDN 2/28/19

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By: T.D. Thornton A Turfway Park barn search that turned up injectable medications, syringes, and needles has led to a pair of 90-day suspensions for trainer Amanda Dimmett and owner Jerry Dimmett. According to three

Feb20, 2019

KHRC Approves Study to Develop EPO Micro-Dosing Test: Bloodhorse 2/20/19

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By: Frank Angst The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved $147,000 from the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council fund for a two-year study that aims to develop an affordable test to detect horses that have

Feb19, 2019

Group poised to buy Kentucky Downs drops out of lawsuit against Kentucky commission: Daily Racing Form 2/19/19

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By: Matt Hegarty LEXINGTON, Ky. - One of the two lead plaintiffs will drop out of a lawsuit filed earlier this year against the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission contesting its decision last year to award

Feb5, 2019

Horse Racing Whodunit: Samples Stolen In Louisiana Downs Test Barn Break-In: Paulick Report 2/5/19

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Paulick Report Staff: Law enforcement and Louisiana State Racing Commission officials are investigating a Jan. 12 break-in of the test barn at Harrah's Louisiana Downs and the theft of a number of split samples from

Jan31, 2019

New Mexico Regulator Moves Toward Ban of Albuterol: BloodHorse 1/28/19

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BloodHorse Staff: Believing improper use of albuterol has gone up since clenbuterol was banned from racing in the state, the New Mexico Racing Commission is moving toward a ban of albuterol. The NMRC Rules and

Jan28, 2019

New Program for Racing Investigators to be Launched: Bloodhorse 1/28/19

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Press Release: Beginning in the third quarter of 2019, the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) and the University of Arizona's Racetrack Industry Program (RTIP) will launch an educational program for horse racing investigators employed

Jan14, 2019

Racehorse doping prevention and identification focus of three research studies: Horsetalk 1/14/19

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Press Release: Tackling the use of illicit substances in the horse world has advanced in recent month with three “tactical research” studies by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC). Tactical research studies focus on detecting,

Jan2, 2019

Koriner fined $3,000 for medication overage: Daily Racing Form 1/2/19

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By: Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Trainer Brian Koriner has been fined $3,000 for a medication overage detected in one of his runners after a victory at Del Mar last August. In a stipulated agreement

Dec27, 2018

Kentucky court rules absolute-insurer rule valid in Motion case: Daily Racing Form 12/27/18

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By: Matt Hegarty LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court decision from last year that sent tremors through the racing regulatory community by throwing out the state’s absolute-insurer rule

Dec20, 2018

USEF: Horses Can Compete on Pergolide With Therapeutic Use Exemption: The Horse 11/29/18

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Press Release: Pergolide has been the mainstay treatment of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), also known as equine Cushing’s disease, for several decades. Due to the class of drug that pergolide represents, it is a prohibited

Dec20, 2018

Minnesota Settles Three High-Level Post-Race Positives: Bloodhorse 12/20/18

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By: Frank Angst The Minnesota Racing Commission has reached settlements to resolve three high-level positives found in recent equine post-race drug tests. Two of the positives were for pemoline (Cylert), and one was for cardarine—both

Dec13, 2018

CHRB Moves Forward on Out-of-Competition Sanctions: Bloodhorse 12/13/18

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By: Jeremy Balan The California Horse Racing Board took a step toward a policy of out-of-competition testing with teeth during its monthly meeting Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Out-of-competition testing is conducted in California,

Dec11, 2018

Positive tests prompt Kentucky commission to outlaw three medications: Daily Racing Form 12/11/18

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By: Matt Hegarty The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday placed three drugs on its prohibited substances list following positive findings for two of the substances in horses that raced in the state this fall.

Dec4, 2018

Ruidoso Downs Deploys Drug-Detecting Dog: Bloodhorse 12/4/18

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By: Jeremy Balan The ongoing fight against the use of prohibited drugs in racehorses now features a drug-sniffing dog named Chini. A 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, Chini was deployed by Ruidoso Downs during its summer meet in 2018,

Nov27, 2018

NY Court of Appeals Affirms Gaming Commission Sanctions Against Harness Trainer Lou Pena: NYSGC 11/27/18

November 27th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission today announced that the New York Court of Appeals has upheld the 2015 sanctions levied against harness trainer Lou Pena, who was found responsible for 1,719 equine

Nov19, 2018

Ohio Commission To Hear Racetrack Veterinarian Comments On Out-Of-Competition Testing: Paulick Report 11/19/18

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Press Release: A panel of practicing racetrack veterinarians will present their thoughts on Out of Competition Testing at the Ohio State Racing Commission's (OSRC) monthly meeting, November 29, 2018, at 10 a.m. in Room 1948

Nov13, 2018

Leading Woodbine Trainer McKnight, Veterinarian Fined For Shock Wave Therapy Violations: Paulick Report 11/13/18

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By: Paulick Report Staff Veterinarian Brian Van Arem and Woodbine's leading trainer, Norman McKnight, were sanctioned earlier this year by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario for violating rules that prohibit extracorporeal shock wave

Nov12, 2018

Officials Charge Sixth Man With ‘Rigging’ Penn National Races: Paulick Report 11/12/18

November 12th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , |

By: Paulick Report Staff The Dauphin County district attorney in Pennsylvania charged a sixth man with rigging a publicly exhibited contest when former trainer Timothy M. Hooper was named in connection with the long-running investigation

Oct28, 2018

Penn National Probe: Trainer Oliva Latest Named On State Criminal Charges: Paulick Report 10/28/18

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By: Paulick Report Staff Thoroughbred trainer Robert J. Oliva has been charged by the Dauphin County district attorney in Pennsylvania with rigging a publicly exhibited contest – a first-degree misdemeanor. Oliva, 60, is the fifth

Oct19, 2018

Kulp Latest Penn National Trainer Charged; Detective Says ‘Hundreds’ Of Owners, Trainers Implicated: Paulick Report 10/19/18

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By: Paulick Report Staff Brandon L. Kulp became the fourth trainer based at Penn National in Grantville, Pa., to be charged in recent weeks by the Dauphin County district attorney with rigging a publicly exhibited

Oct18, 2018

Arabian Owner-Trainer Suspended Five Years For Refusing To Cooperate Over DNA Sample: Paulick Report 10/13/18

October 18th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick The owner-trainer license of Mark Powell has been suspended five years by Delaware Park stewards for “refusing to cooperate with an official of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission and other racing officials”

Oct15, 2018

Two More Trainers Charged With ‘Rigging’ Penn National Races: Paulick Report 10/15/18

October 15th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick Veteran Penn National trainers John D. Conner and Bruce M. Kravets await Nov. 15 preliminary hearings in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania court on charges of “rigging a publicly exhibited contest.” The two men

Oct9, 2018

Enhanced Security For International Trot: Stndardbred America 10/9/18

October 9th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission has announced the implementation of enhanced security and drug testing protocols for the upcoming International Trot. The protocols will require out-of-competition testing of all horses. In addition

Oct4, 2018

NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, RMTC Announces 2nd Regulatory Veterinary Continuing Education Conference: NTRA 10/4/18

October 4th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday,  October 4, 2018) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Safety & Integrity Alliance and the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC) today announced that RegVetCE19, a two-day continuing education conference

Oct3, 2018

Trainer Albright charged by Pennsylvania county: Daily Racing Form 10/3/18

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By: Matt Hegarty George R. Albright, a trainer based at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., with nearly 4,000 lifetime starts, has been charged by a Pennsylvania county district attorney with one count of

Sep16, 2018

Guilty Plea In Case Involving Equine Drugs; Feds Seize Customer List: Paulick Report 9/16/18

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Press Release: Darren B. Stratton, 45, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute misbranded prescription animal drugs, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced. According to court documents and statements

Aug24, 2018

Gaming Commission Implements Enhanced Security Protocols for Travers Stakes and Sword Dancer Stakes : Gaming.NY 8/21/18

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Press Release: The New York State Gaming Commission announced today the implementation of enhanced security protocols for the 149th running of the Travers Stakes and the 44th running of the Sword Dancer Stakes at Saratoga

Aug24, 2018

Ellis Park Accredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, Making Kentucky Fully Accredited: NTRA 8/16/18

August 24th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Ellis Park has received its initial accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance, bringing the number of active accreditations to 24 racetracks in the U.S. and

Aug9, 2018

Drug Tests From Trials Lead To Purses From Rainbow Derby, Futurity To Be Held: Paulick Report 8/1/18

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Press Release: Purses are being held in two recent Grade1 Quarter Horse races at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico: for the winner and second-place finisher of the $801,564 Rainbow Derby on July 21 and for the

Aug8, 2018

Persaud Suspended 30 Days For Possession Of Injectable Drugs: Paulick Report 8/8/18

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Press Release: Owner/trainer Randi Persaud has been suspended 30 days for possession of injectable drugs, according to a ruling released Wednesday by the New York State Gaming Commission. Ten days of the suspension have been

Aug3, 2018

Updated classification guidelines and ARCI Rules: Harness Link 8/3/18

August 3rd, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: In an ongoing effort to provide best practices for the regulation of racing and wagering, The Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) reviews and updates its Model Rules of Racing (v8.4) as well

Aug1, 2018

Three purses from Rainbow Derby and Futurity held pending drug ruling: Ruidoso News 8/3/18

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By: Dianne L. Stallings Three purses from winners in the Rainbow Derby and Futurity races at Ruidoso Downs are being held pending the outcome of follow-up drug testing and resulting adjudication. "I think the important

Jul24, 2018

Saratoga Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

July 24th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Saratoga Race Course, home to one of the world’s most prestigious annual race meets, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in

Jul20, 2018

CHRB Makes Progress on Out-of-Competition Testing: Bloodhorse 7/20/18

July 20th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Jeremy Balan Nearly a month after a contentious California Horse Racing Board meeting delayed a proposal on out-of-competition testing changes, which would have aligned California with several major racing states and with the Racing

Jul18, 2018

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

July 18th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

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

Jul17, 2018

NY Adopts Broader Drug Prohibition Rules for Racing: The Bloodhorse 7/17/18

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By: Tom Precious State regulators in New York State have adopted a new equine drug rule that tracks a national model plan advanced in late 2016 by the Association of Racing Commissioners International and a

Jul16, 2018

NY Commission Votes 4-2 Not to Reconsider Dutrow Case: TDN 7/16/18

July 16th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: T.D. Thorton Richard E. Dutrow Jr., the GI Kentucky Derby-winning trainer whose long history of infractions culminated in a 10-year license suspension that is currently in effect until 2023, on Monday again had a

Jun28, 2018

Eighth Welfare and Safety Summit Highlights Integrity, Injury Rates, and Disaster Preparedness: The Jockey Club 6/28/18

June 28th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Alexa Ravit The eighth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, held Wednesday, June 27, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky., featured insightful discussions on topics ranging from disaster preparedness, jockey injuries,

Jun19, 2018

Kentucky Updates Withdrawal, Threshold Guidelines: Bloodhorse 6/19/18

June 19th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Frank Angst The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will revise guidance for medication withdrawal times and thresholds in line with the Association of Racing Commissioners International guidelines—or expected Racing Medication and Testing Consortium updates, the most

Jun18, 2018

Trainer Appeals $10,000 Fine, One-Year Suspension: Bloodhorse 6/18/18

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Press Release: Owner/trainer Lee J. Rossi has been granted a stay after he filed an appeal of a $10,000 fine and 365-day suspension levied by stewards after a horse under his care tested positive for

May22, 2018

New Mexico Judge Upholds Ruidoso Downs Exclusion Of Leading Trainer Padgett: Paulick Report 5/22/18

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

Press Release: A lawsuit filed by James Padgett and Race Horses by Diamond G Ranch, Inc. (Plaintiff) against All American Ruidoso Downs, LLC (Defendant) was dismissed by the Lincoln County 12th Judicial District Court on

May15, 2018

Pimlico Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA 5/15/18

May 15th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Baltimore’s historic Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. America’s second-oldest racetrack, established in 1870, opened its

May10, 2018

Churchill Downs Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

May 10th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Churchill Downs, home of the world’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.  The legendary Louisville, Ky., hosts

May10, 2018

Santa Anita Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

May 10th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., near Los Angeles, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Since 1934, Santa Anita has been one of America’s leading

May7, 2018

Kruljac Suspended 15 Days For Elevated Carbon Dioxide Levels: Paulick Report 5/7/18

May 7th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Press Release: Grade 1-winning trainer Eric Kruljac has been suspended for 15 days, reports drf.com, after one of his trainees was found to have elevated levels of carbon dioxide in its system after a February race at

Apr29, 2018

Quarter Horse Trainers Trey Wood, Fernando Carrete Summarily Suspended At Remington Park: Paulick Report 4/29/18

April 29th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Ray Paulick Quarter horse trainers Trey Wood and Fernando Carrete have been summarily suspended, pending a hearing, by stewards at Remington Park after each had a horse test positive for what Oklahoma Horse Racing

Apr19, 2018

Injection Disclosures Loom at Mandatory for Claimed Cali Horses: TDN 4/19/18

April 19th, 2018|Categories: U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: T.D. Thorton Although a mandatory transfer of full veterinary records for claimed horses isn’t likely to happen soon, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) outlined plans Apr. 19 for a proposed new rule that