While tiny quantities of some substances were found in samples, researchers say it's not necessarily cause for concern.
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The automatic test's short run time enables a high throughput with minimal labor requirements, researchers say.
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Scientists in Hong Kong validated a "dilute-and-shoot" test that can check for more than 40 difficult-to-detect drugs.
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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I was wondering how many days phenylbutazone (Bute) can stay in a horse's system? I have a horse which has to stay on this medication on a fairly constant basis.
In light of managing her off-track Thoroughbred's recent fracture, Stephanie reflects on injuries sustained during vs. after racing.