Bill Nader

Victory For Drug Free Lobby

“This win is a great statement for all medication-free racing jurisdictions – perhaps they would not have stood on their principles the way that we have done and maybe not all owners or trainers would have complied, but the takeaway from this result is that it can be done without medication,”

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Lasix-Free Race Series On Cards

There is a push to incrementally phase out Lasix in the US, prohibiting its use in two-year-old races next year with a view to expanding the ban to encompass all races the year after

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Hong Kong Lasix Study

“If Lasix doesn’t reduce the severity of bleeding. and its only effect is weight loss and that increases the performance, then I don’t think there is any debate about whether we should do away with the race-day use of Lasix”

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Lasix Ban

In a hugely significant move, the anti-bleeding medication furosemide – commonly known by its former trade name Lasix – will be banned in graded stakes for two-year-olds in America in 2012.

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Lasix – the great debate

ROBYN LOUW: One of the most prevalent unsoundness to face owners and trainers is bleeding. It has become the subject of hot debate recently, with particular focus on an anti-bleeding diuretic that also goes by the trade names of Lasix or Salix.

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The Science Of Lasix – a view from the summit

“One of the most interesting aspects of yesterday’s scientific discussion was the surprising finding that the Flair nasal strip has much the same effect on bleeding as Lasix does” – one of the comments in a well-written blog-post from the website ‘The Business Of Racing’. Here is a direct link to the site and the post.

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Dream Summer For Royal Victory

In the run for home Royal Victory, having his first run over 2000m, built up from rear of midfield as he picked them off one by one and had Son Of Raj and Safe Passage firmly in his sights at the 200m

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Hollywoodbets Kenilworth – A Splendid History

In 1874,  the members of the South African Turf Club chose a site on the farm Kenilworth for the construction of a new racecourse – which means that next year the foundation of the oldest racetrack in South Africa will celebrate 150 years

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