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Tony Martin loses High Court challenge to suspension
Mark Costello
The trainer begins a three-month ban from Thursday, following a third breach of the anti-doping rules in four years
8 March 2024 Racing News
NEWS: John Byrne takes top IHRB role
The IHRB is still awaiting delivery of the report from consultants Mazars into the financial matter "of grave concern" discovered in the company's accounts last July
1 March 2024 Racing News
NEWS: Samples taken from over 120 Irish Cheltenham entries
The IHRB and BHA worked together on this latest round of out-of-competition testing
IHRB and BHA join forces in landmark equine anti-doping initiative
This joint initiative marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing effort to combat doping and medication misuse in pursuit of the well-being of racehorses
29 February 2024 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB pledge to improve transparency on positive tests
The move follows embarrassment for Irish racing caused by the Flemensface and Asian Master cases
9 February 2024 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB boss pledges increased transparency as strategic plan is launched
The regulator's CEO Darragh O'Loughlin believes the IHRB must be ''abundantly clear" in all of its communications going forward
15 December 2023 Racing News
NEWS: Tony Martin sanctioned over Firstman failed test
Following a positive test from Firstman at Dundalk in January, the trainer has also been fined €10,000
14 December 2023 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB seeks extra €1.2 million for increased testing
The Mazars review into the financial matter of "grave concern" is just weeks away from being completed
1 December 2023 Racing News
NEWS: Hogan critical of IHRB statement
New evidence supplied on the eve of the hearing has prompted the regulator to abandon its prosecution
3 November 2023 Racing News
IHRB drops Yuften case
New evidence supplied on the eve of the hearing has prompted the regulator to abandon its prosecution
2 November 2023 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB launches Equine Injury Irish Racing Risk Reduction Project
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board has introduced an Equine Injury in Irish Racing Risk Reduction Project
27 October 2023 Racing News
EDITORIAL: Comer case hits racing’s image hard
Leo Powell writes about the fallout from the Luke Comer scandal, and its impact on racing's image
15 September 2023 Editorial