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Amoss Suspended Seven Days For Lidocaine Positive In Indiana

Trainer Tom Amoss has been suspended seven calendar days, fined $3,000, and assessed two points on the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s multiple medication violation program for a lidocaine positive for the 3-year-old filly Catwings, winner of the sixth race on June 23, 2022, at Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville, Ind. Catwings has been disqualified from […]

Report: Trainer Chad Brown Pleads Guilty To Reduced Charge In Domestic Violence Case

Four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of harassment in connection with an August domestic violence incident in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., according to published reports. The pleading was first reported by  WNYT, an NBC affiliate in Albany, N.Y. The harassment plea was reduced from the original charge of criminal […]

Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit Launches Website With Educational Materials

The Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU), which was established by Drug Free Sport International to administer the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program, announced Wednesday that it has formally launched its website at The current version of the website features a section dedicated to educational resources about […]

Breeders’ Cup: Handpicked Equine Security Team Assembles At Keeneland

Members of the Organization of Racing Investigators (ORI) are once again working diligently to provide the highest level of security for the world’s best Thoroughbreds that have assembled for the 2022 Breeders’ Cup. With a handpicked team of some 30 investigators, the BC Equine Security Team (BCEST) hails from all corners of the United States, […]

HISA Submits Prohibited Substances List To Federal Trade Commission

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) has submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a technical document listing and categorizing 1,365 Prohibited Substances covered by HISA’s anti-doping and medication control (ADMC) rules and further dividing them into subcategories of Banned Substances and Controlled Medications. The document is now subject to final approval by the […]

Martin: HISA Cost Will Fall On Tracks, Horsemen

The $72.5 million dollar 2023 HISA budget will probably fall on the backs of the racetracks and horsemen in most states, according to the President of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI). “Most states did not pay the HISA assessment that was sent in April and given the limitations of state resources it is […]

HISA Distributes 2023 Financial Assessments To State Racing Commissions

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) on Monday distributed 2023 financial assessments to State Racing Commissions (SRCs) as the Authority prepares to expand its national oversight and rule implementation efforts to anti-doping and medication control on January 1, 2023. HISA’s Racetrack Safety program has been in effect since July 1, 2022. Each SRC received […]

Lukas Classic: HISA Concludes Hot Rod Charlie Was Not In Violation Of Horseshoe Rules

A statement released Tuesday by the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority may put an end to the controversy surrounding this year’s edition of the Grade 2 Lukas Classic at Churchill Downs. Not only was jockey Sonny Leon (Rich Strike) issued a 15-day suspension for his actions after a fight to the finish with eventual winners […]

Indiana’s Summary Suspension Of Veterinarian Expires After State Does Not Pursue Charges

The summary suspension of veterinarian Dr. Cynthia Loomis has expired after the Indiana Horse Racing Commission failed to take further action against her, according to a ruling by an administrative law judge dated Oct. 15. Loomis was summarily suspended on July 4 of this year alongside owner/trainer Marvin Johnson. Stewards in Indiana did not specify […]

Mark Casse, Ron Moquett, Graham Motion Among Members Of HISA’s New Horsemen’s Advisory Group

The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) has announced the members of its Horsemen’s Advisory Group, who were selected from among the more than 250 applications received from hands-on racing participants from across the country. Starting in November, the Advisory Group will convene on a monthly basis to provide feedback to the Authority’s executive team […]