TOBA Launches Drug Testing Webcast

The webcast is entitled "Recent Advances and New Innovations in Equine Drug Testing."

(Edited press release)

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced March 26 that it has launched a new webcast entitled “Recent Advances and New Innovations in Equine Drug Testing.”

The webcast features Dr. Lawrence Soma of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center and Dr. Scot Waterman, executive director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium.

Soma will discuss the Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology Laboratory’s expertise in testing for protein-based drugs and other illegal substances and their new innovations in drug testing, while Waterman will discuss the RMTC’s perspective on drug testing nationwide.

The webcast was videotaped at a presentation held March 4 at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida and sponsored by TOBA.

To view the webcast, visit, click on “watch our webcasts” on the homepage, and complete the brief registration form. The webcast is sponsored by Long Grove Bloodstock, Thoro-Graph, Team Valor, Joe Browne Nicholson Insurance, and The Blood-Horse.