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Racing Commissioners Continue Push

December 15, 2015:

Racing Commissioners International has announced that its Board recently voted to focus its in efforts in 2016 on strengthening integrity initiatives and to continue to push for uniform medication policies....read on

Medication And Testing Consortium News

October 15, 2015:

At its October 13 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) took several actions that will improve the health and safety of horses, and also received important updates on a variety of reform initiatives currently in process nationwide....read on

California Cobalt Limit Now In Effect

October 9, 2015:

A cobalt limit went into effect October 5 in California horse racing following the Office of Administrative Law’s (OAL) approval of a regulatory amendment adopted by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) in August....read on

Medication Compliance Committees Set

September 30, 2015:

The chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) has formally announced the members of the committee recently formed to work with individual commissions to complete the implementation of the ARCI medication reforms....read on

Integrity Coalition Continues To Grow

September 16, 2015:

The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity recently announced that Centaur Gaming – which owns and operates Indiana-based Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and several off-track betting facilities – has joined as a member....read on

ORC: Iron-Dextran Not licensed For Use

July 24, 2015:

The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) reminds the racing industry that a basic aspect of good medication control is ensuring that you only use products that are properly manufactured and clearly labelled, and that have been obtained from an authorized distributor....read on

More On Ohio Medication Discussions

April 20, 2015:

Earlier this year, the Ohio State Racing Commission began hearing presentations from a wide variety of individuals concerning the development of model medication rules based upon scientific and fact-based analysis....read on

New RCI Guidelines, Advisory Board

December 16, 2014:

On Tuesday, the Association of Racing Commissioners International issued an update to its Uniform Classification Guidelines for Foreign Substances and Recommended Penalties and Model Rule document....read on

Medication Reforms Make Progress

December 9, 2014:

The horse racing industry made significant progress toward the uniform adoption of national medication reforms in 2014, as regulators in multiple jurisdictions adopted model rules developed by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) and the Association of Racing Commissioners International....read on

The Meadowlands’ Clenbuterol Reminder

November 7, 2014:

Officials with the Meadowlands Racetrack have issued a reminder that the New Jersey Racing Commission’s new medication rules went into effect on November 3....read on

New NJ Medication Rules In Effect

November 5, 2014:

The New Jersey Racing Commission’s new medication rules went into effect on Monday, November 3....read on

Dispose Of Medications In Saskatchewan

October 27, 2014:

It has been announced that members of the agricultural industry in southern Saskatchewan are being invited to safely and responsibly dispose of their unwanted or obsolete pesticides and livestock (including equine) medications from October 27-31....read on

Recap Of Consortium Board’s Review

October 17, 2014:

A review by the board of directors of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) of state-by-state adoption of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI) National Uniform Medication Program showed the majority of major racing jurisdictions will have a substantial portion of the program's four principal components in place by the end of the year....read on

"The Numbers Don't Lie"

August 8, 2014:

The results of anti-doping drugs tests conducted in 2013 by state racing commissions, the United States Anti-Doping Agency, and the World Anti-Doping Agency are “virtually identical” according to an analysis of all pertinent testing results....read on

Regulators Weigh Cobalt Options

August 5, 2014:

North American racing regulators have decided to consider the results of two scientific research studies that have been commissioned to help detect the deliberate administration of cobalt in racehorses before making a formal recommendation of a regulatory testing limit to commission testing....read on


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