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Ohio Therapeutic Medication Resolution

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The Ohio State Racing Commission (OSRC) reminds Ohio harness racing horsemen that the new therapeutic medication resolution for regulatory thresholds takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

The resolution and OSRC regulatory thresholds list can be found at the OSRC website (www.racingohio.net) under Licenses, Laws & Rules.

OSRC Commissioner Beth Hansen, chair of the OSRC Medication Committee (OSRC-MC), presented the resolution at the Sept. 23, 2019 OSCR Meeting where it was unanimously approved.

For questions, please contact William Crawford, OSRC Executive Director at 614-466-2758 or at bill.crawford@racing.ohio.gov.

OHIO STATE RACING COMMISSION RESOLUTION 2019-07

WHEREAS, The Ohio State Racing Commission ("Commission") has the authority under Ohio Revised Code 3769.03 to prescribe rules and conditions under which horse racing may be conducted;

WHEREAS, Ohio Administrative Code sections 3769-8-01 (A)(2) and 3769-18- 01 (A)(2) state the Commission may, by order, establish a system of classification of prohibited foreign substances, to include methods of detection and/or regulatory thresholds recommended penalties and disciplinary measures for the presence of said substances in test samples;

WHEREAS, Ohio Administrative Code sections 3769-8-01 (A)(2) and 3769-18- 01 (A)(2) further state in determining the substances to be classified the Commission shall give due consideration to the uniform classification guidelines of foreign substances and recommended penalties and model rules revised by the association of racing commissioners international;

WHEREAS, The Commission has established a medication committee which has reviewed industry therapeutic medication thresholds and the Commission's current list of Regulatory Thresholds for Prohibited Substances;

WHEREAS, The medication committee received industry input regarding the misuse and/or abuse of these therapeutic medications and the detrimental effect on the equine athlete and to all of horse racing;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND ORDERED, by the Commission that the following substances are approved as the Commission's Regulatory Thresholds for Prohibited Substances:

Substance

Threshold

Matrix

Acepromazine

HEPS 10 ng/ml

urine

Albuterol

1 ng/ml

urine

Betamethasone

10 pg/ml

blood

Butorphanol

10 ng/ml

urine

 

.

 

Cetirizine

6 ng/ml

blood

Cimetidine

400 ng/ml

Blood

 

 

Clenbuterol

 

Dantrolene

25 pg/ml

 

5-OH dantrolene

blood

 

blood

 

0.1 ng/ml

 

Detomidine

1 ng/ml

blood

Dexamethasone

5 pg/ml

blood

Diclofenac

5 ng/ml

blood

DMSO

10 ug/ml

blood

Firocoxib

20 ng/ml

blood

Flunixin

20 ng/ml

blood

Furosemide

100 ng/ml

blood

Glycopyrrolate

3 pg/ml

blood

Guaifenesin

12 ng/ml

blood

Isoflupredone

100 pg/ml

blood

Isoxuprine

1 ug/ml

urine

Ketoprofen

2 ng/ml

blood

Lidocaine

20 pg/ml of total 3-OH Lidocaine

blood

Mepivacaine

10 ng/ml of 3-OH Mepivacaine    urine Limit of Detection

urine

 

blood

Methocarbamol

1 ug/ml

urine

Methylprednisolone

100 pg/ml

blood

Omeprazole

10 ng/ml

blood

Omeprazole Sulfide

 

Phenylbutazone

2 ug/ml

blood

Prednisolone

1 ng/ml

blood

Procaine Penicillin

25 ng/ml

blood

Ranitidine

40 ng/ml

blood

Triamcinolone Acetonide

100 pg/ml

blood

Xylazine

200 pg/ml

blood

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND ORDERED, by the Commission that the following substances are removed from the Commission's Regulatory Thresholds for Prohibited Substances and are now prohibited substances:

Substance Threshold Matrix

Pentazocine 50 ng/ml urine

Promazine 50 ng/ml urine 3-OH promazine

Pyrilamine 100 pg/ml blood O-desmethylpyrilamine

Stanozolol 1 ng/ml urine 16 B-hydroxystanozolol

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND ORDERED, by the Commission that the effective implementation date of the above Orders is January 1, 2020.

Adopted: September 23, 2019

by Kimberly Rinker, for the Ohio Sires Stakes

 

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