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Virginia Racing Commission
Medication [11 VAC 10 ‑ 180]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
To Amend Regulations Pertaining to the Medication of Racehorses
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to this chapter add rules pertaining to intra-articular injections, peri-neural injections, and hyperbaric oxygen chambers. Also, the recommended penalty for Category “D” drug violations has been added. In addition, these amendments clarify what the consequences will be to a trainer who is suspended for more than 10 days in Virginia to correspond with an amendment being made to Chapter 60 of the Virginia Racing Commission’s regulations. Finally, these amendments include minor changes to rules concerning steroids, test barn procedures, reporting procedures, and split samples. These amendments were recommended to the Commission by the Virginia Racing Commission’s Equine Medical Director and Code Revision and Rules Committee.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(B)(23)
RIS Project Yes  [002292]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5526 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/29/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kimberly Mackey  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 5707 Huntsman Road
Suite 201-B
Richmond, VA 23250
Email Address:
Phone: (804)966-7406    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.