rmtc laboratory accreditation

View From The Eighth Pole: Do Test Barn Thefts Expose Louisiana Lab Deficiency?

My phone lit up Wednesday morning after the Paulick Report published an article about the theft of post-race urine and blood samples from a locked freezer inside the test barn at Louisiana Downs. The break-in was discovered Jan. 12, the day the Bossier City, La., track began the second week of its 2019 Quarter Horse […]

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RMTC Fully Accredits University Of Florida’s Racing Laboratory

The Horseracing Testing Laboratory Committee of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) voted this week to fully accredit the University of Florida Racing Laboratory (UFRL) pursuant to the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation Program. The laboratory, which performs testing of horse racing samples for the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, is the tenth to become accredited […]

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RMTC Board Approves Funding Of Two Critical Tactical Research Projects

At its August 21 meeting at Del Mar Turf Club in Del Mar, California, the RMTC board approved the immediate funding of two grant projects focused on inhibiting the use of illicit substances. One will study the detection of compounds called Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM) LGD-4033, which have the potential to mimic anabolic steroid […]

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New York Drug Testing Lab Accredited By RMTC

The Horseracing Testing Laboratory Committee of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) met today and voted to fully accredit the New York Drug Testing Laboratory (NYDTL) pursuant to the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation Program. The NYDTL is the eighth laboratory to become accredited by the RMTC since 2013. NYDTL performs testing for the New York […]

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