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Drug Violation Penalties Revamped

Published: February 1, 2016 12:48 pm ET

Last Comment: February 1, 2016 7:55 pm ET | 1 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

On Monday, February 1, the Ontario Racing Commission announced that it has approved a revision to the penalty guidelines for equine drug, TCO2 and non-therapeutic drug offences.

Via release, the ORC announced that acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin), furosemide and procaine will be considered Class V drugs upon the receipt of a certificate of positive analysis indicating a prohibited quantitative level.

A chart displaying the Revised Penalty Guidelines appears below. Further, the ORC has announced that the application of the guidelines will take 13 considerations into account.


GUIDELINES

Penalties for Equine Drug, TCO2 and Non-Therapeutic Drug Offences


February 1, 2016 - 7:55 pmif you cheat you pay. The

bob tutton SAID...

if you cheat you pay. The time is now for all of horse racing to get tough on these type of infractions. Level playing field will only help in the long run.


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