News About: Peter McGauran

Australian Racing Board bans anabolic steroids

Australian Racing Board bans anabolic steroids

16 Sep, 2013

The Australian Racing Board announced today that they will introduce heavy penalties for the use of anabolic steroids after introducing a new zero tolerance policy to ban them in and out of competition.

Black Caviar winning the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot steroid free. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The new policy will affect …

AI Breeding Controversy Taken To High Court

AI Breeding Controversy Taken To High Court

6 Sep, 2011

The Australian Racing Board is preparing to fight a legal challenge to overturn the current ban on artificial insemination (AI) within the Australian thoroughbred industry.

The controversial hearing began on Monday in Sydney’s Federal Court and is due to continue for six weeks.

The legal battle began when former chairman of the Sydney Turf Club, …

McGauran Leaves Racing After Vital Stay

McGauran Leaves Racing After Vital Stay

22 Jun, 2011

Peter McGauran has been an incredibly important part of the racing industry for a number of years but that relationship has now come to an end.

The former Federal minister has resigned as chief executive of the Thoroughbred Breeders Association and Aushorse Marketing.

There is no ill feeling or malice behind his departure and instead …