Researchers found high degrees of heritability (up to 0.17), especially in male horses and in pacers.
Indiana racing officials suspended Bradley Moffitt following a positive drug test for darbepoetin alfa (DPO).
In 2014 racehorses in Ohio produced 112 positive drug tests, most of them for flunixin meglumine or phenylbutazone.
The transition comes after the commission’s primary laboratory reportedly failed to report three drug tests.
Five vets shared their views on racehorse testing and medication issues an Ohio State Racing Commission meeting.
While there are already regulations in place for whip use in harness races, the new rule is more restrictive.
The court declined to review a ruling overturning a suspension imposed on equine vet Rodney Stewart, DVM.
Industry stakeholders met Jan. 30 for an update on adoption of uniform medication and drug testing rules.
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