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Commentary: USTA Lacks Understanding Of Federal Bill

The U.S. Trotting Association (USTA) recently issued a statement expressing its opposition to the Horse Racing Integrity Act of 2017 (officially known as H.R. 2651). The bill would lead to the creation of a private, independent horseracing anti-doping authority responsible for developing and administering a nation-wide anti-doping program for horse racing. In short, the USTA […]

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Racing Integrity’s Newest Threat: Human Designer Drugs?

It’s no secret the challenge of post-race drug testing has always been keeping regulators one step ahead of those who use illegal drugs or illegally manipulate medication. But with the advent of Internet sales and bitcoin, one laboratory director fears his job, and that of racing commissions everywhere, is about to get a lot more […]

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Report: Horsemen Keeping Tabs On Development Of New Human Drugs

A report by National Public Radio about drug use in Olympic athletes reveals that horsemen are also keeping tabs on the development of new human drugs. Ronald Evans, director of the Gene Expression Laboratory at the Salk Institute, worked on the development of meldonium, a heart medication that improves blood flow and therefore could have an unintended […]

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Beck: Industry Must Support National Drug Standards To ‘Stem Racing’s Decline’

Thoroughbred racing is currently basking in the glow of the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years as fans celebrate the great accomplishment of American Pharoah. In a recent opinion piece published in the Lexington Herald-Leader, Gainesway Farm Antony Beck writes that while the current positive momentum for the sport is great, a “true turnaround […]

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NBA’s Stern, WADA Chief Howman, Stronach Highlight Pan American Conference

The two-day Pan American Conference, co-hosted by The Jockey Club, the breed registry for Thoroughbreds in North America, and the Latin American Racing Channel (LARC), concluded Friday afternoon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City with presentations from prominent individuals from inside and outside the Thoroughbred racing industry focusing on anti-doping, globalization and […]

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Romanet, Batlle, And Stronach To Address 2015 Pan American Conference

Jorge Luis Batlle Ibañez, the former president of Uruguay and longtime Thoroughbred breeder and owner; Louis Romanet, the chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA); and Frank Stronach, the founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group, have been added to a growing list of prominent international racing executives who will share their […]

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Howman To Address Pan Am Conference Attendees In NYC

David Howman, who has served as director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) since 2003, will share insights on the creation of the World Anti-Doping Code and the organization’s successful efforts in bringing international consistency to anti-doping policies and regulations when he addresses Thoroughbred racing delegates from all over the world at the Pan […]

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