The Meadowlands uncovers use of new performance-enhancing drug

THE MEADOWLANDS PRESS RELEASE RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY (January 8, 2014) -- For the past year, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment has been conducting out-of-competition testing on horses racing at The Meadowlands, in part to determine if any trainers are using illegal substances, but also to gather information pertaining to what racehorses are being given prior to… Continue reading The Meadowlands uncovers use of new performance-enhancing drug

Trainer of Kentucky Derby winner has a troubled record

I'll Have Another winning the Kentucky Derby

Cross-posted from the New York Times by JOE DRAPE "O’Neill’s Derby victory places him — and his troubled record — center stage at a time when thoroughbred racing is facing perhaps its greatest ethical reckoning". A year before, in 2010, O’Neill was punished for administering an illegal performance-enhancing concoction to a horse he ran in… Continue reading Trainer of Kentucky Derby winner has a troubled record