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Anthony van Duck Werribee
Irish horses cleared of Zilpaterol

posted on  |  12-10-20

The 10 visiting horses from the Irish stables of Aidan O'Brien and his son Joseph have been cleared to take their part in the Melbourne Spring Carnival after all tested negative to Zilpaterol. In a media release on Friday afternoon, Racing Victoria...

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Proposal Made on Shipping Horses Between Britain and EU

posted on  |  12-10-20

Proposed solutions that would secure the future of the European equine industry through safe and expedited horse movement between European Union Member States and Britain following the UK's departure from the EU, have been sent to Michel Barnier,...

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St Mark's Basilica
Racing watchdog backs drug-testing regime after Gain feed episode

posted on  |  12-10-20

Irish racing’s regulatory body has backed its drug testing standards as investigations continue into the Gain feed contamination controversy. On Friday the Joseph O’Brien-trained Pretty Gorgeous won the Group One bet365 Fillies Mile...

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Furosemide
KY Committee Authorizes Funding for Scoping Study

posted on  |  12-10-20

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council authorized the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to spend up to $30,000 to participate in a scoping study of the lungs of 2-year-olds led by Dr. Warwick Bayly. The study is meant to track the incidence of...

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Zilpaterol
BHA offer fast-track dope tests for Newmarket runners

posted on  |  12-10-20

The British Horseracing Authority said on Monday that trainers with runners at the valuable Future Champions meeting at Newmarket this weekend will be offered elective, fast-tracked dope tests on their horses if they have any concerns that a...

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Arc de Triomphe
Positive tests for Zilpaterol in France could be 'an isolated issue'

posted on  |  12-10-20

 Irish racing’s regulatory body has said no detection of Zilpaterol in horses in Ireland and Britain could mean that positive tests for the prohibited substance in France were “an isolated issue”. Traces of...

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Horses in paddock
Victoria to co-lead traceability register development

posted on  |  12-10-20

The development of a national horse traceability register is being co-led by the Victorian Government. The traceability register will improve biosecurity and tracking measures for all horses across Australia once implemented. A National Horse...

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Aiden O'Brien with son Joseph
O'Brien Australian team tested following food contamination

posted on  |  12-10-20

Aidan and Joseph O’Brien’s Australian runners have been tested by Racing Victoria after the duo were forced to pull out all their runners on Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe card due to an issue with contaminated feed. A total...

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Aidan O'Brien and sons
Aidan O'Brien and sons forced to withdraw all Longchamp runners on Sunday

posted on  |  12-10-20

Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe card at Longchamp will be hit with a spate of high-profile withdrawals after Aidan O'Brien revealed that all of his and his sons Joseph and Donnacha's runners would be withdrawn from all...

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Sir Gus at Brook Hill Farm
Once Forgotten OTTB Named Thoroughbred of the Year

posted on  |  12-10-20

When we think about horses honored with hardware, champions on the racetrack and in the show ring typically come to mind. Horses with astounding athletic performances both on and off the track, tallying wins and racking up prize money.  But Sir...

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