Quick Reference Guide Now Available
MTHA in conjunction with THA has produced a four-page handbook in an effort to assist our horsemen and women in complying with the new Anti-Doping and Medication Program (ADMC) regulations that are expected to go into effect March 27, 2023. The handbook includes the Withdrawal Guidelines provided by the RMTC, as well as highlighting some of the more impactful changes. The handbook also includes updated withdrawal guidance for phenylbutazone.
Click here for the Quick Reference Guide for the Anti-Doping and Medication Program. Spanish version is available here.
The Preakness Stakes post-position draw will be held Monday, May 15, at Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Baltimore and will include a public concert by English musician John Waite, who is known for his many popular songs in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
After days of negotiations, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Horse Breeders Association reached an agreement with the Maryland Jockey Club on hiring consultant John Passero to examine the Laurel Park dirt surface and make recommendations for its improvement in the wake of a string of equine injuries during training and racing.