Out of competition testing finds positives for clenbuterol in certain Thoroughbreds at Gulfstream Park. National crackdowns targeting the use of performance enhancing drugs in horse racing is on the rise. Could a ban on the use of clenbuterol in Thoroughbred racehorses be coming?
Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Publishes “Unofficial” Updates to Rules
The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission publishes a link to what it refers to as the "unofficial" updates to the Oklahoma Rules of Racing effective September 11, 2021.
Scott Wells, President and GM of Remington Park, to Retire at End of Thoroughbred Meet
When can equine drug testing violate due process?
https://apple.news/AjhecmjWeSsGxZ5sGsrAJnw Kentucky Derby winner tests positive for anti-inflammatory and Baffert doesn’t feel safe training anymore. Have drug testing thresholds become arbitrary with no rational relationship to safety in racing? Read more …
Another incident of racing commission doping actions based on what some call innocent contaminate issues.
Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Updates “Rules of Racing – Chapter 45 Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing”
On August 14, 2019, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission published the unofficial “Rules of Racing” on its website. Significant changes were made to Chapter 45 which is titled “Prohibited Practices and Equine Testing.” To avoid penalty, Trainers and Owners must review these changes carefully and ensure compliance.
Pharmacy owner whose drugs led to doped racehorses admits to peddling unsafe equine drugs | Crime | Dallas News
Joe Landers turned his lifelong love for horses into a lucrative business, first by breeding them on his Texas ranch and then running a pharmacy... — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/2019/07/05/pharmacy-owner-whose-drugs-led-doped-racehorses-admits-peddling-unsafe-equine-drugs
A Horse-First Bill: 2019 Horseracing Integrity Act | America’s Best Racing
U.S. Reps. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), and Andy Barr (R-Ky.), congressmen representing Saratoga Springs and Lexington, respectively, introduced March 14 the Horseracing Integrity Act to create a uniform national standard for drug testing in racehorses that would be overseen by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. — Read on http://www.americasbestracing.net/the-sport/2019-horse-first-bill-2019-horseracing-integrity-act
How will the United States Supreme Court Decision on state sports betting impact horse racing in Oklahoma?
Horse racing is a vibrant business in Oklahoma. Will this new decision by the United States Supreme Court in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, which in the absence of federal legislation allows each state to directly regulate sports betting, present new opportunities for expansion? http://www.horsecouncil.org/press-release/supreme-court-opens-state-sports-betting-flood-gates-sen-hatch-offers-federal-framework/