Tag: Doping

Racing identities join anti-doping movement

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Racing identities join anti-doping movement

Call for an independent body to police the sport of racing.

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Clampdown on cobalt use in racehorses continues

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Clampdown on cobalt use in racehorses continues

International body toughens rules, lays out penalties.

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Trainer banned over positive methylamphetamine tests in 3 horses

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Trainer banned over positive methylamphetamine tests in 3 horses

Four-year stand-down for Australian trainer Luke Griffith.

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French eventer disqualifed from WEG over horse’s failed medication test

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
French eventer disqualifed from WEG over horse’s failed medication test

French eventing teams loses qualifying spot for Rio Olympics as a result.

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Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vet says Lasix ‘most abused drug’ in racing

Gary Priest speaks out against current veterinary business model.

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UAE trainer gets 12-month ban after two positive drug tests in horses

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
UAE trainer gets 12-month ban after two positive drug tests in horses

Majed Al Jahouri admits two charges under Emirates Racing Authority rules.

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Hall of Famer speaks out on racehorse drugs

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hall of Famer speaks out on racehorse drugs

“If we a need a shed of drugs, maybe racing doesn’t deserve to survive.”

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Racing body to invest in biological passports for thoroughbreds

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Racing body to invest in biological passports for thoroughbreds

Passports to contain genetic fingerprint to combat gene doping.

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US track brings in hair follicle testing to thwart doping

| November 25, 2014 | 1 Comment
US track brings in hair follicle testing to thwart doping

Los Alamitos takes stand as part of zero-tolerance policy on clenbuterol.

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American racing should give up race-day furosemide, says respected vet

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
American racing should give up race-day furosemide, says respected vet

“Racing survived 100 years without it; we can do it again.”

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Queen’s race mare loses prize money over failed drugs tests

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Queen’s race mare loses prize money over failed drugs tests

No fines against trainers, who were found to bear no blame for the failed tests.

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Laddy, 36, farewelled by British charity

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Laddy, 36, farewelled by British charity

“Laddy will be sorely missed by all,” said Redwings’ chief executive Lynn Cutress.

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World racing boss urges uniformity over drugs in US

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
World racing boss urges uniformity over drugs in US

Elimination of race-day medication would further bring US, Canada into line with rest of world.

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Positive morphine tests probably from contaminated feed – racing body

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Positive morphine tests probably from contaminated feed – racing body

British Horseracing Authority provides update on probe.

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US Jockey Club to lobby for federal racing legislation

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
US Jockey Club to lobby for federal racing legislation

Federal laws said to be a key step in bringing uniformity to US racing,

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Paget cleared of wrongdoing over doping charge

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Paget cleared of wrongdoing over doping charge

FEI Tribunal accepts Jock Paget bears no fault or negligence in Burghley doping case.

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Jock Paget: “Complete relief” after FEI decision

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jock Paget: “Complete relief” after FEI decision

“I feel as though I had my career stripped from me.”

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Frances Stead reflects on missed opportunities, but looks to the future

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Frances Stead reflects on missed opportunities, but looks to the future

Knowingly using reserpine would be “absolute madness”.

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Group of American trainers back race-day medication ban

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Group of American trainers back race-day medication ban

“We believe it’s time to take a proactive position.”

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Seven British racehorses now positive for morphine

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Seven British racehorses now positive for morphine

British Horseracing Authority says it cannot rule out the possibility of more positive tests.

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