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PROHIBITION ON USE OF CLENBUTEROL – Effective September 10, 2018
Effective September 10, 2018, in accordance with 16 TAC§319.3, clenbuterol shall be prohibited for use in racehorses of ALL breeds.
The maximum permissible concentration for the drug clenbuterol will change from 140pg/ml of urine to level of detection in urine. The level in serum or plasma shall remain at level of detection. Therefore, any post-race sample submitted to the TVMDL for drug testing shall be reported as positive if there is any level of clenbuterol detected in the sample.
*If you have any questions, please contact the Texas Racing Commission
at (512) 833-6699