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 Canadian jurisdictions that raced. When a cluster of positive cases is reported, the CPMA begins an investigation, in collaboration with the provincial regulatory bodies (PRB), to determine the source of...

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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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Atlantic Provinces Bursary Selections

BURSARY WINNERS ANNOUNCED The Atlantic Provinces Horse Racing Commission is pleased to announce the winners for the 2020 Atlantic Bursary program. Each student will receive a $1,000 bursary towards their post secondary education for the 2020-2021...

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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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