Tuesday, June 18, 2019

JRA suspends 156 racehorses over banned drug

The Japan Racing Association (JRA) announced this weekend that 156 of its racehorses were excluded from their scheduled races after it was found that...

Steroids scandal doesn’t stop Iwate Keiba’s financial improvement

Despite the unsolved steroids scandal that caused intermittent race suspensions and embarrassed the organization in front of the nation, the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing Association (Iwate Keiba) recorded its best financial results in fourteen years in FY2018.

SIS retains live pictures and data distribution rights in Singapore

SIS (Sports Information Services) has extended its agreement with the Singapore Pools (Private) Limited, as the distributor of live pictures and data from the...

Iwate Racing resumes with steroids mystery unsolved

Despite five cases of steroids detection in its racehorses last year, and the source of the scandal still unrevealed, the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing...

National Tax Agency warns public to report gambling profits

With the beginning of the national income tax filing season, the National Tax Agency is warning the public that it has a duty to...

Activists call for horse racing ban on welfare concerns

New Zealand’s horse racing industry, which is already facing major challenges in the form of a government overhaul, has now come under threat from activists who are calling for a ban on both wagering and racing itself.

Fifth steroids detection impacts Iwate Racing

The Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing Association (Iwate Keiba) has been embarrassed yet again as on December 26 a fifth horse tested positive for the steroid boldenone, forcing yet another suspension of racing activities.

NZ race reform hits hurdles

The Minister of Racing is now taking a more cautious approach to reform of the racing industry after intense lobbying from racing clubs, warnings that the reforms are unworkable and signs from his majority coalition partner that it will not support some of the proposed changes.

Fans come to the rescue of scandal-plagued Iwate Racing

Steroid scandals and the associated suspension of races did not scare away the loyal fans of the Iwate Prefectural Horse Racing Association (Iwate Keiba), as demonstrated by its recently-reported revenue returns.

14 now charged in race-fixing inquiry

Twelve more charges alleging race fixing have been laid against nine defendants including one new defendant in the New Zealand Police’s race-fixing inquiry. This...

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