Gulfstream Park has posted the following medication-related rules as of October 31, 2015 as applicable to Trainers and the Receiving Barn:
- No medications of ANY KIND are allowed in the receiving barn or in shipping containers. This includes properly prescribed medications by a veterinarian.
- No oral products of ANY KIND are allowed in the receiving barn or in shipping containers. This includes wind aid products or electrolytes.
- No instruments that could be used to administer oral substances are allowed in the receiving barn or shipping containers. This includes dose syringes or nipple-less syringes.
- Topical solutions such as Absorbine, alcohol and DMSO are permitted.
Other than an emergency, Receiving Barn Security MUST be notified post race before a horse in the Receiving Barn can be treated for any reason by a veterinarian.
- Reasons for notifying Receiving Barn Security includes scoping.
Other than an emergency, a practicing veterinarian is NOT allowed in a horse’s stall without notifying Receiving Barn Security .
Only veterinarians can administer post-race medications and only AFTER notification of Receiving Barn Security.
Trainers are NOT permitted to administer ANY pre or post-race medications at ANY time while in the confines of the Receiving Barn.
Non-compliance will result in fines and/or possible scratches of horses.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association office at (954) 457-3516 and we will do our best to assist you.