NEWS IN BRIEF: Racing stories from the March 11th edition
Mark Costello
Latest news on ground conditions for this weekend's racing, Cheltenham preview on TG4, a lengthy ban for a top French trainer, and news from the ITBA
17 February 2023 Racing News
NEWS: Pre-race testing to increase this year
Trainers have removed their objections over how the IHRB conducts pre-race tests
25 November 2022 Racing News
IHRB: 'All trainers can expect an inspection'
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board held a seminar on anti-doping this week
NEWS: IHRB chief vet to head TCA research
Trainers have been losing winners over a failure to allow enough time for traces of a legitimate painkiller to leave a horse's system
25 November 2022 Racing News
Free seminar on anti-doping on Monday
The talk will cover what to expect during stableyard inspections and advice on administering controlled medication
18 November 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB and trainers in talks over pre-race testing
Taking blood samples from racehorses minutes before a race can be unsettling but the IHRB has been advised to increase the amount of pre-race tests taken
18 July 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Family dog to blame for disqualified winner
An unusual prohibited substance case came before the Referrals Committee this week
17 June 2022 Racing News
Kieran Cotter: 'I'm astounded by severity of fines'
The Co Laois trainer says the authorities have been too harsh on him over his failure to maintain a medicines register
21 May 2022 Racing News
Kieran Cotter fined €27,500 over medicine rule breaches
The Co Laois trainer appeared in front of the Referrals Committee to answer questions arising from a positive post-race test by one of his winners and from an inspection of his premises
18 May 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Three winners disqualifed
Henry de Bromhead, Eoghan O'Gradu and Debbie Hartnett have all fallen foul of the rules
13 May 2022 Racing News