Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Cobalt Positives Lead To Suspension of California Standardbred Trainer

The stewards at Cal Expo issued an interim suspension Jan. 30 to trainer Marissa Tyler for the protection of the public after a number of standardbreds in her barn tested high for cobalt. The stewards conducted an ex parte hearing Jan. 29 following a CHRB investigation that included both out-of-competition testing and post-race testing of […]

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Methamphetamine Positive Lands Gorder 14-Month Suspension

Trainer Kellyn Gorder has been suspended one year and fined $5,000 by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stewards after the discovery of methamphetamine in Bourbon Warfare, a 3-year-old Colonel John filly owned by Bourbon Lane Stable who finished first in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs Nov. 22, 2014. Gorder was suspended an additional […]

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Maddy Lab Reports All Breeders’ Cup Tests Cleared

All samples collected from 2014 Breeders’ Cup horses have been cleared by the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at UC Davis. All horses competing in Breeders’ Cup races October 31 and November 1 at Santa Anita Park underwent pre-race testing for TCO2 levels in blood. Post-race testing was performed for prohibited drugs on […]

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Kenneth L. Maddy Lab at UC Davis to Be Primary Breeders’ Cup Testing Facility

With big names like California Chrome, Bayern and Shared Belief taking the field for the Breeder’s Cup Classic on Nov. 1, it’s a safe bet that drug testing in American horse racing will be an ongoing topic. Earlier this month, a Jockey Club-commissioned report highlighted the disparity in quality and consistency across the nation’s state-by-state […]

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