Pennsylvania Equine Testing and Research Laboratory

Gorajec: Rules Enforcement, Public Disclosure Lacking In Pennsylvania Betamethasone Cases

A series of betamethasone tests from 2016 raise questions about drug rules enforcement in Pennsylvania — that’s one of the takeaways from the latest commentary by former Indiana Horse Racing Commission executive director Joe Gorajec. Gorajec outlined three positives for the corticosteroid which resulted from races in 2016; the first two were between 10 and […]

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Former Pennsylvania Testing Director Out At USEF After Testing Issue

Less than two years after he started as Laboratory Director for the United States Equestrian Federation, a former official responsible for drug testing Pennsylvania Thoroughbreds is no longer employed by the Federation. Dr. Cornelius Uboh, former Bureau Director at the Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology and Research Laboratory, took over the USEF Equine Research and Testing Laboratory […]

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PA DRUG TESTING: AN INSIDER’S VIEW

The Paulick Report heard from several officials involved in the regulation of horse racing and drug testing following Monday’s publication of a commentary by attorney Alan Pincus regarding the state of Pennsylvania’s zero-tolerance medication policy. Pincus asserted that ultra-sensitive testing is picking up trace elements of prohibited substances that are so small they are caused […]

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