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Reports on the Grade 1 action from Belmont Park and the failed split-sample tests from the Baffert runners at Oaklawn in May
By Anne Marie Duff on 10 July 2020
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Kenny tells his story from the lows of years of drug addiction to a career helping others overcome their similiar issues
By John O'Riordan on 22 May 2020
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Two top USA trainers charged with giving performance-enhancing drugs to horses, including star colt Maximum Security
By Mark Costello on 13 March 2020
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Daragh Ó Conchúir meets up with jockey of the hour Robbie Power, who clocked-up big wins on both sides of the Irish Sea
By Daragh Ó Conchúir on 29 November 2019
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Three jockeys have fallen foul of the drug rules, and a trainer has been given a €2,000 fine
By Mark Costello on 29 November 2019
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American racetracks have finally come together to bring raceday medication standards into line with international standards
By Mark Costello on 19 April 2019
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American racing rocked by top track's shock announcement concerning future use of drugs and whips on racedays
By Mark Costello on 15 March 2019
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An open letter from the Stronach Group in which the racetrack owner announces a total ban on raceday medication at Santa Anita and that the whip can only be used for corrective purposes
By Irish Field Contributor on 15 March 2019
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Two more jockeys were banned this week after testing positive for cocaine
By Mark Costello on 11 January 2019
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Leo Powell calls for greater awareness of the dangers of drugs for jockeys
By Leo Powell on 11 January 2019
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Rory hopes for better fortune in his wish-list for the coming new year
By Rory Delargy on 21 December 2018
Arsenic and cobalt among prohibited substances found in latest batch of positives
By Mark Costello on 07 September 2018
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Thomas Sherry has been banned for four years over a drugs test failure but his case could be reconsidered next year
By Mark Costello on 10 August 2018
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Limerick laboratory reported to have received €500,000 to end contract early
By Mark Costello on 02 March 2018
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This week's cocaine cases have sent shockwaves through Irish racing and authorities warn that penalties will be much stiffer in future
By Mark Costello on 01 December 2017
Three jockeys get lengthy bans for cocaine use and authorities warn that penalties will be much stiffer in future
By Mark Costello on 04 December 2017
FEI Tribunal lifts provisional suspensions of 11 riders - two show jumpers, two dressage and seven endurance riders along with three endurance trainers
By Irish Field Contributor on 10 May 2017
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All riders, young and older, can be subject to drug testing, even at smaller shows, so knowing the rules is essential, writes Isabel Hurley
By Isabel Hurley on 14 April 2017
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Liz O’Flynn advises on how to avoid positive testing for prohibited substances in racing and sport horses
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 February 2017
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Liz O’Flynn examines the global position on substances which are banned in current racing and sport horse position nationally and internationally
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 February 2017
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