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Dr. Natasha Hamilton Named Chairman Of IFHA’s Gene Doping Contol Subcommittee

Following a meeting of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) Executive Council on 8 October 2019, Louis Romanet, Chairman of the Federation, announced, effective from that date, the appointment of a new Chairman of the Gene Doping Control Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on Equine Prohibited Substances and Practices. Dr. Natasha Hamilton, the Director […]

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IFHA Chairman: ‘In Complete Support’ Of Stronach Group Moves, Asks Others To Join

The following statement was released Monday from Louis Romanet, chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA): The IFHA, composed of racing authorities and race organizers from all major racing jurisdictions across more than 50 countries, has as its core missions to protect the safety of horses and riders and to ensure the integrity […]

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Global Racing Leaders Weigh In On Drug Rules, Integrity Of Competition

Delegates who attended the 52nd International Conference of Horseracing Authorities in Paris, France, Oct. 8 heard presentations relating to the health, welfare, and safety of jockeys, the harmonization of rules, and the stimulation of betting handle. In the days leading up to the conference, several of them took the opportunity to share their respective thoughts […]

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IFHA Sets Agenda For Paris Conference; 50 Racing Countries To Be Represented

The 52nd International Conference of Horseracing Authorities, organized by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), will be held on October 8 in Paris, France. The all-day conference will cover a myriad of pressing topics, including strategic measures to stimulate turnover; the health, welfare, and safety of jockeys; and rules harmonisation. The main morning session […]

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Competition And Collaboration In Latin America

When Argentina’s Roman Rosso crossed the finish as the one-length winner of Sunday’s US$500,000 Gran Premio Latinoamericano at the MaroƱas racetrack in Montevideo, Uruguay, it was not just a victory for the connections of the 3-year-old son of Roman Ruler. All Argentine horsemen and racing fans shared in the glory of winning this prestigious Group […]

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IFHA Reference Laboratory Program Progressing, Aims To Inspire Labs To Step Up

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities’ reference laboratory accreditation program continues work towards its mission to raise lab standards across the world, according to a presentation at the organization’s annual conference Monday. Louis Romanet, chairman of the IFHA, reported five labs have met the organization’s standards, including University of California-Davis in the U.S. and LGC […]

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IFHA Chairman Louis Romanet Joins WHOA

The following statement was released by the Water, Hay Oats Alliance from their newest member Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities: “I am pleased to see the reintroduction of the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, which will bring the United States closer to international standards of doping control rules, in-competition and […]

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International Horse Racing Authorities Move Forward With Lab Accreditation Program

Progress continues on an international accreditation program for laboratories conducting drug testing on Thoroughbred racehorses, according to an update this week. Dr. Yves Bonnaire spoke before the 50th International Conference of Horseracing Authorities with additional details on the program, which was started in 2014 and should launch next year. The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities […]

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Romanet Family Receives 2016 International Award Of Merit

The 2016 Longines and IFHA International Award of Merit has been granted to the Romanet Family, one of the most active and dedicated families in the world of horseracing, at the gala dinner presented by Longines as the culmination of the 50th IFHA International Conference held in Paris. The award honored for the fourth time […]

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