August 4, 2016 – The CPMA has reviewed its document, “CPMA Policy Paper P-006, Sample Residue Release” and revised the policy to add greater clarity.

This revised document clarifies the procedure by which a request may be made for additional analysis to be conducted on official samples that have been issued a certificate of positive analysis, as per section 165 of the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations. (The release of
the Policy Paper also was noted on the Standardbred Canada web site on August 3, 2016)

A copy of this CPMA Policy Paper is attached to this bulletin.

The AGCO issues this Information Bulletin as a service. AGCO licensees are expected to know the Rules of Racing, closely review all memos from the CPMA, and keep up to date on the Schedule of Prohibited Drugs.

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