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RACING COMMISSION BANS USE OF CLENBUTEROL IN QUARTER HORSES

 

At the July 16th meeting, the Racing Commission voted to ban the use of Clenbuterol in Quarter Horses effective the first day of the Evangeline Downs meet, or October 3, 2018.

 

The detection of Clenbuterol AT ANY LEVEL will constitute a violation of a Class 3 drug, thereby necessitating a penalty of:

 

1) The suspension of license for a period of not less than 60 days and not more than six months and/or a fine of not more than $1,500.

 

2) The purse shall be redistributed.

 
 
 
 
 
RESCISSION OF DIRECTIVE
Reinstatement Of Piroplasmosis Testing
 

Effective October 4, 2017, the LSRC has reinstated part B of LAC 35.I.1304, requiring all horses to have a negative Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) test, for Theileria equi, taken within the past 12 months, prior to entering the confines of a racetrack or race in Louisiana.

 

Rescission of Directive - Piroplasmosis Testing

 
 
 
NOTICE TO HORSEMEN & TRAINERS
(UPDATE AS OF 04/25/2016)
 

(1) On March 25, 2016, the ARCI made revisions to its "Controlled Therapeutic Medication Schedule for Horses" which you can find below. 

 

Regulatory thresholds have been added for the following medications: 1) Cimetidine; 2) Ranitidine; 3) Cetirizine; and 4) Guaifenesin.

 

These new drug thresholds will NOT trigger a positive test call until June 9, 2016.  The Commission will notify trainers when they have a test that will cause a positive after June 9, 2016.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Any test that would have been a positive prior to the rule change will still be positive during the transitional period.

 

(2) Also on March 25, 2016, the threshold levels have changed for the following pursuant to the ARCI "Controlled Therapeutic Medication Schedule for Horses":

1) Omeprazole from 1 ng/mL of urine to 10 ng/mL of plasma or serum

2)  Xylazine from .01 ng/mL of plasma or serum to 200 pg/mL of plasma or serum

 
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NOTICE TO HORSEMEN & TRAINERS
(UPDATE AS OF 08/24/2015)
 
The below Uniform Medication Rules are effectively changed as of September 20, 2015, however, there will be a transitional period where the new drug thresholds will NOT trigger a positive test call until November 15, 2015.  The Commission will notify trainers when they have a test that will cause a positive after November 15, 2015.
 
Uniform Medication Rules:
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Any test that would have been a positive prior to the rule change will still be positive during the transitional period.
 
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