Speaking on the Thoroughbred Daily News Author’s Space podcast today, U.S. Anti-Coping Firm CEO Travis Tygart exposed the company might have contributed to the federal indictments that rocked the racing world last March.

Tygart exposed that USADA had actually dealt with a drug favorable case with a bicyclist who fell under the company’s jurisdiction and gotten info about the supplier of the drugs the bicyclist was utilizing. USADA realised that the unnamed supplier likewise had connections to horse racing, and Tygart stated the company consequently passed that info along to the FBI.

Tygart stated USADA is still on a knowing curve as it prepares to manage anti-doping programs in horse racing, however he is positive a great deal of the exact same concepts will rollover from the world of human sports. Like lots of equine drug screening professionals, Tygart stated post-competition screening ought to not be the only tool for a stability program, and promoted USADA’s suggestion line, which it utilizes to assist direct out-of-competition screening. Tests from suggestion info have a 22% positivity rate, according to Tygart– much greater than the common rate for post-competition tasting.

Learn more and listen to the complete interview at the Thoroughbred Daily News


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