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IHRB: 'All trainers can expect an inspection'
Mark Costello
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board held a seminar on anti-doping this week
25 November 2022 Racing News
IHRB appoints first independent director
Angela Flanagan is a former special adviser to Enda Kenny and Leo Varadkar
26 August 2022 Racing News
Ado McGuinness: 'There was nothing to hide'
Trainer moves to clear his name which he feels has been damaged by a hearing into why one of his horses did not have a post-race drugs test
NEWS: IHRB and trainers in talks over pre-race testing
Taking blood samples from racehorses minutes before a race can be unsettling but the IHRB has been advised to increase the amount of pre-race tests taken
18 July 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB appoints new chief executive
Galway man Darragh O'Loughlin has no background in racing but comes from the pharmaceutical industry with a reputation for straight-talking
6 May 2022 Racing News
EDITORIAL: There is always room for improvements to be made
Leo Powell on the topics of the week, including the publication of the review of the IHRB's Equine Anti-Doping Programme
22 April 2022 Editorial
Timeline set for publication of anti-doping audit
The Minister for Agriculture has been informed that Dr Craig Suann's report will be published between April and June
18 February 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB to appoint independent directors
New chairman Martin O'Donnell has pledged to act on the concerns voiced by the Oireachtas Committee last summer
4 February 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Legal challenge delays CCTV installation
The Public Accounts Committee has pressed the IHRB on why close circuit cameras have not been installed at racecourse stableyards
28 January 2022 Racing News
NEWS: IHRB investigating 10 'adverse' samples
Anti-doping data for the past six months has been published
28 January 2022 Racing News
NEWS: Racing survives Covid surge - so far
Some jockeys have tested positive for the virus but this has not affected the availability of other riders as they are spaced out at the racecourse
31 December 2021 Racing News