CHAPTER 319. VETERINARY PRACTICES AND DRUG TESTING
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 319.3. Medication Restricted
(a) Except as otherwise provided by this section, a horse or
greyhound participating in a race may not carry in its body a
prohibited drug, chemical, or other substance.
a horse that has been admitted to the furosemide program is
permissible. The approved tolerance level shall be published on
the list of therapeutic drugs posted under subsection (c)[(d)]
of this section.
and necessary for treatment of illness or injury in race animals
are permissible, provided:
(1) the therapeutic drug is on a written list approved by
the executive secretary, maintained by the commission
veterinarian, and posted in the commission veterinarians'
(2) the maximum permissible urine or blood concentration of
the drug does not exceed the published limit, if any, on the
written list of therapeutic drugs.
may not administer or cause to be administered to a horse or
greyhound a prohibited drug, chemical, or other substance, by
injection, by oral or topical administration, by rectal infusion
or suppository, by nasogastric intubation, or by inhalation, and
any other means during the 24-hour period before the post time
for the race in which the animal is entered.
chemical, or other substance in a test specimen of a horse or
greyhound collected before or after the running of a race,
subject to the rules of the commission relating to split
specimens, is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug,
chemical, or other substance was administered to the animal and
was carried in the body of the animal while participating in a