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News Release – Confirmed case of Strangles in PEI

On November 6, 2020, the Atlantic Provinces Harness Racing Commission (APHRC) was informed midafternoon of a confirmed case of strangles in a yearling Standardbred on Prince Edward Island. Strangles is a highly contagious and serious infection of...

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CPMA Capsaicin Update

Capsaicin Update October 6th, 2020 This memo is to update the racing industry regarding the positive tests for capsaicin. Since June 2020, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) has issued Certificates of Positive Analysis for capsaicin in all...

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Temporary Stays Granted

On Monday July 27th, 2020, the APHRC Commissioners met via conference call to review the Capsaicin positives not only in Atlantic Provinces but across Canada as well. Due to a potential source of positive tests for capsaicin from a product called...

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CPMA Advisory

Please refer to the attached PDF for the full Memorandum from the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency regarding the Capsaicin Advisory. CMPA Advisory

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