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One Strike And You're Out?

July 28, 2012:

The Board of Directors of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) has voted to direct its committees to develop a “One Strike, You’re Out” proposal for those licensees found to be responsible for putting substances in horses that endanger the on

RCI: Racing Cleaner Than Olympics

July 24, 2012:

Noting that the Olympic Games commencing this week in London permit some athletes to compete with performance enhancing drugs in their systems, Ed Martin, President of Racing Commissioners International (RCI), today urged the games to disclose the names of the affected athletes, the competitions they are in, and the drugs in their on

Harness Regulators Move Toward Uniformity

June 22, 2012:

Standardbred racing regulators from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware said that they would work to harmonize regional racing rules and explore implementation of time-based limits on medication administration following a meeting at The Meadowlands prompted by calls for uniformity by Meadowlands operator Jeff on

RCI President: Pena Case A "Game Changer"

May 29, 2012:

Association of Racing Commissioners International President Ed Martin said Tuesday, May 29 that the case brought against standardbred trainer Lou Pena by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board is a "game changer with wide ramifications for racing regardless of breed.” on

Martin: "We Have A Very Good Story To Tell"

December 28, 2011:

"Horse racing has the most aggressive drug testing program...We test for more substances at deeper levels, and our standards are stricter than the International Olympic Committee' on

Is Racing's Drug Problem Overstated?

September 8, 2011:

“With very few exceptions, almost all race horses tested for drugs are found to be clean, a fact that undermines the credibility of those who peddle the perception that racing has an out of control drug problem,” on

RCI Addresses Designer Drugs

July 21, 2011:

On Wednesday, July 20, Racing Commissions International's Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee (DTSP) voted to specifically add Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and related analogues (bath salts), Dermorphin, as well as synthetic cannabinoids as Class 1 prohibited substances in horse racing and called for any violators to on

Dutrow's Kentucky License Scrutinized

April 8, 2011:

According to a report, the state of New York isn't the only jurisdiction which is mulling the future of trainer Rick Dutrow's license to condition on

RCI Committee Pushes Ontario Urging Rules To Be Used As International Model

February 11, 2011:

The International Racing Regulatory Conference Committee of RCI held its first meeting yesterday and called for a review of RCI Model Rules pertaining to urging in thoroughbred, quarter horse, and standardbred on

Use Of Zilpaterol Earns Most Severe Penalties

December 7, 2010:

The Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) today classified Zilpaterol hydrochloride as a 'Class 3' substance and called for the most severe penalty should it be found in a on

RCI Lowers Bute Threshold

October 22, 2010:

In an effort to improve the pre-race examinations of racehorse, the Board of Directors of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) gave final approval today to lower the allowable level of on

Committee Votes To Tighten Bute Rules

September 20, 2010:

In a 12-0 vote, with only Louisiana abstaining, the Model Rules Committee of the Association of Racing Commissioners has recommended tightening rules on the use of Phenylbutazone, better known as on

RCI Forms Regulatory Attorney Group

September 9, 2010:

A special committee of racing regulatory attorneys has been formed by Racing Commissioners International, the trade association of the government regulators of racing and wagering in North America, Mexico, and parts on

RCI Adopts Strategic Plan

March 30, 2010:

Racing Commissioners International has formally adopted a strategic association plan for the next three years that calls for the creation of a new state on

Wagering Foul Up Yesterday

April 23, 2009:

Association of Racing Commissioners International president Ed Martin said a wagering system foul up on April 22 poisoned wagering pools in five on

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