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Racing Regulators Discuss New Medication Rules
Regulators from 24 North American racing jurisdictions met today via conference call to discuss new Model Medication Rules set to be adopted by Racing Commissioners International (RCI).
The rules, modeled in part after proposals by The Jockey Club and the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC), would set uniform testing thresholds and restricted administration times for 17 commonly used therapeutic medications deemed normal and appropriate for equine care.
In addition, seven other medications are under consideration for inclusion on a schedule of “Special Instance” therapeutic substances used in emergency, infectious disease, or acute injury related situations. Use of these medications would require disclosure and increased pre-race veterinary scrutiny....
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