synthetic drugs

New Research Could Put Regulators On Trail Of Horsemen Using Synthetic Steroids

The fight against illegal drugs in horse racing may have gotten another boost on Monday, when the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council voted to approve funding for a new kind of drug test. The Council approved a proposal to spend a total of $195,474 over two years (if the first year’s research proves successful) to […]

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Detection Of New Synthetic Drug Disturbing But Less Problematic Than Dermorphin

An announcement by the Association of Racing Commissioners International that the New York Equine Drug Testing Program confirmed the first incidence of a particular synthetic opioid in a racehorse was met with surprise and frustration. The finding of the drug, called AH-7921, may be unsettling, but experts say the substance is nothing new, and it […]

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Report: Sedlacek Admits Administering Illegal Synthetic Drug; Awaits Decision On Penalty

Trainer Roy Sedlacek, who was suspended after two of his horses tested positive for an illegal synthetic drug, testified during a hearing on Tuesday that he had administered a substance he thought contained an illegal drug, although it was not the once actually detected. According to an article in the┬áDaily Racing Form,┬áSedlacek testified in the […]

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