수의사 지시사항


(as of April 1, 2016)

PREFACE

These texts are English translation of the Japanese “Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers,” but not the official translation.
These translations should be used solely as reference material to aid in understanding of the original Japanese texts.
Only the original Japanese texts of “Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers” are official and have effect, and in event of any doubt as to the interpretation of these texts, it is advised that reference should be made to the original Japanese text.
The JRA shall not be responsible for any losses, damages and troubles caused by mistranslations and/or interpretations that differ from the actual facts.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Regulation of Administration of Drugs and Medication to Racehorses
Saddling Enclosure
Sample Collecting Enclosure



(Notice from the President of the Japan Racing Association / No. 34, 2007)

Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers Concerning the Regulation of Administration of Drugs and Medication to Racehorses

( Purpose )
Art. 1
The purpose of these regulations shall be to prescribe matters required as instructions from veterinary officers to stable staffs (trainers, jockeys, trainee jockeys, assistant trainers and grooms. Hereinafter the same shall apply) in connection with the regulation of administration of drugs, or, medication to racehorses.

( Management of Stables )
Art. 2
To uphold the integrity of racing, trainers shall pay particular attention to the rearing management of racehorses, and must not indiscriminately allow anyone other than related personnel to enter stables managed by themselves.

( Instructions to Stable Staffs )
Art. 3
Trainers must pay particular attention to the management of horses that are scheduled to run in races within the following 10 days (hereinafter "scheduled runners"), and must give necessary instructions to stable employees and other personnel who handle said horses (jockeys, trainee jockeys, assistant trainers and stable employees. Hereinafter the same shall apply).

( Requests for Treatment )
Art. 4
Stable staffs must, when treatment is required for racehorses managed or handled by themselves, request treatment from a JRA veterinarian, veterinary practitioner (a veterinarian who leases facilities to provide medical service to JRA racehorses based on the Standards for Lease of JRA Racehorse Examination and Farriery Facilities (President's Notice No. 25, 1979). Hereinafter the same shall apply) or a visiting veterinarian (a veterinarian who has obtained approval to provide medical service to racehorses inside JRA facilities based on the Regulations for Prevention of Infectious Diseases among JRA Racehorses (President's Notice No. 11, 1955). Hereinafter the same shall apply). In such cases, when stable employees or other personnel wish to request treatment, they must first obtain the permission of the relevant trainer.

( Attendance at Treatment )
Art.5
When a racehorse managed or handled by stable staffs is to undergo treatment, said stable staff must notify the JRA veterinarian, veterinary practitioner or visiting veterinarian (hereinafter "JRA veterinarian, etc.") of the said horse's running schedule, and must also attend said examination.

( Caution Concerning Anabolic Steroids )
Art. 6
When planning to stable a racehorse in JRA (training) facility, trainers must confirm whether or not anabolic steroids (those prescribed in the Remarks to Separate Table (1). Hereinafter the same shall apply) have been used for said horse.

2. Trainers must give necessary instructions to personnel involved with racehorses managed by themselves, and take other appropriate measures to ensure that anabolic steroids are not used for said horse, regardless of whether inside or outside JRA facilities.

3. Stable staffs must, when deeming that anabolic steroids have been used or could have been used for a racehorse managed or handled by themselves, regardless of whether inside or outside JRA facilities, immediately notify a veterinary officer or a JRA veterinarian designated by a veterinary officer to that effect, and must follow the instructions thereof.

( Testing for Anabolic Steroids )
Art. 6-2 Trainers must have any racehorses under their responsibility to be tested for anabolic steroids when designated by JRA as subject to such testing.

( Administration of Drugs )
Art. 7
When a JRA veterinarian, etc., has administered a prohibited drug (drug set forth in Separate Table (1). Hereinafter the same shall apply) or a restricted drug (drug whose administration is restricted in view of the welfare of horses and the prevention of injuries, and which is set forth in Separate Table (2). Hereinafter the same shall apply) to a horse, the trainer must receive a report pertaining to the name of the administered drug from said veterinarian, and must approve the same.

( Notification to Veterinary Officers, etc. )
Art. 8
When a scheduled runner falls under any of the following Items, stable staffs must immediately notify a veterinary officer or a JRA veterinarian designated by a veterinary officer to that effect, and must follow the instructions thereof.

  (1) When it is deemed that a prohibited drugs, or, medication has been used or could have been used.
  (2) When it is deemed that drugs, or, medication other than prohibited drugs, or, medication has been used or could have been used for purposes of temporarily stimulating, or, depressing race performance of the horse.
  (3) When an abnormal condition besides those prescribed in the preceding two Items has been discovered.

( Caution Concerning Declarations to Start and Running in Race )
Art. 9
When deeming that anabolic steroids have been used for a racehorse managed by themselves, trainers may not make a declaration to start in any race held while the horse is under the influence of administered anabolic steroids.

2. When a prohibited drug other than anabolic steroids has been used for a racehorse managed by themselves, trainers may not make a declaration to start in any race held within 10 days counting from the date on which said substance was last used (or, when a prohibited drug set forth in No. 49 or 94 of Separate Table (1) has been used, within 5 days counting from the date on which said substance was used).

3. When it is deemed that restricted drugs have been used for a racehorse managed by themselves, trainers may not allow the horse to run in any race held while it is under the influence thereof.

4. To prevent violations of the provision in the preceding paragraph, trainers must take appropriate measures concerning racehorses managed by themselves.

5. Stable staffs must, when deeming that restricted drugs have been used or could have been used for a racehorse managed or handled by themselves, and when deeming that the horse could run in any race held while it is under the influence thereof, immediately notify a veterinary officer or a JRA veterinarian designated by a veterinary officer to that effect, and must follow the instructions thereof.

( Treatment From the Day Before a Race )
Art. 10
Stable staffs may not have a horse treated in the period from the day before a race in which the horse is scheduled to run until said race has finished (or, for horses that undergo sampling of specimens as prescribed in Paragraph 2 of Article 134 of the JRA Rules of Racing (2007 President's Notice No. 28), until said sampling is completed). In such cases, if emergency treatment is required owing to illness or injury, they must immediately notify a veterinary officer or a JRA veterinarian designated by a veterinary officer to that effect, and must follow the instructions thereof.

( Feed Supplements and Sanitary Agents )
Art. 11
Feed supplements and sanitary agents (wet compresses, disinfectants and others used in the daily management of racehorses) that may be used by stable staffs shall be limited to those that have been tested by the Laboratory of Racing Chemistry.

( Use of Equipment and Substances for Treatment )
Art. 12
Stable staffs may not use or place inside stables any treatment equipment, prohibited drugs, or, medication, restricted drugs, or, medication or delivered drugs, or, medication (substances not obtained through prescription from a JRA veterinarian, etc.).

( Prohibition of Quasi-Veterinary practice )
Art. 13
Stable staffs may not allow a person who is not a JRA veterinarian, etc., to carry out examination, drug administration and other quasi-veterinary practice, or undertake such acts themselves.

2. Stable staffs may carry out first aid and healthcare acts (treatment of mild injuries, use of micro-radar and other acts for the purpose of maintaining the health of horses) under instruction from a JRA veterinarian, etc.

( Other Matters )
Art. 14
Besides those prescribed in these regulations, any matters required as instructions to stable staffs concerning the control of drug administration to racehorses shall be prescribed by a veterinary officer.

Supplementary Provision
This Notice shall take effect from November 1st, 2009.


Separate Table (1) (Related to Article 6, Article 7, Article 8, Article 9 and Article 12)

  1. Acepromazine
  2. Adrafinil
  3. Atropine
  4. Aminophylline
  5. Aminorex
  6. Alprenoxime
  7. Alprenolol
  8. Amphetaminil
  9. Amphetamine
  10. Ibuterol
  11. Ipratropium
  12. Ethanol
  13. Ethylamphetamine
  14. Ethylmorphine
  15. Ephedrine
  16. Oxyethyltheophylline
  17. Oxypropyltheophylline
  18. 10-Oxocamphor
  19. Oxprenolol
  20. Caffeine
  21. Carbamazepine
  22. Camphor
  23. Xylazine
  24. Quinbolone
  25. Guaifenesin
  26. Clenbuterol
  27. Clobenzorex
  28. Chlorpromazine
  29. Chlorpromazine-Sulfoxide
  30. Cocaine
  31. Codeine
  32. Choline Theophylline
  33. Salbutamol
  34. Cyclazodone
  35. Dihydroxypropyltheophylline
  36. Dibucaine
  37. Cyproheptadine
  38. Dimethylamphetamine
  39. Dimorpholamine
  40. Scopolamine
  41. Stanozolol
  42. Strychnine
  43. Selegiline
  44. Theophylline
  45. Theobromine
  46. Dextroamphetamine
  47. Dexmedetomidine
  48. Testosterone
  49. Detomidine
  50. Tetracaine
  51. Deprenyl
  52. Terbutaline
  53. Tramadol
  54. Trans-π-Oxocamphor
  55. Trenbolone
  56. Nandrolone
  57. Nikethamide
  58. Nicotine
  59. Noacapin
  60. Barbital
  1. Barbiturates (e.g. Amobarbital, Allobarbital, Cyclobarbital, Secobarbital, Thiamylal, Thiopental, Phenobarbital, Primidone, Hexobarbital, Pentobarbital, Metharbital and Mephobarbital)
  2. Bambuterol
  3. Pipradorol
  4. Famprofazone
  5. Fenethylline
  6. Fencamine
  7. Fenproporex
  8. Furazabol
  9. Fluoxymesterone
  10. Brucine
  11. Furfenorex
  12. Prenylamine
  13. Procaine
  14. Procaterol
  15. Furosemide
  16. Propyonylpromazine
  17. Propranolol
  18. Promazine
  19. Betaxolol
  20. Pemoline
  21. Heroin
  22. Benzphetamine
  23. Benzodiazepine derivatives (e.g. Oxazolam, Clorazepate dipotassium, Chlordiazepoxide, Ketazolam, Diazepam, Demoxepam, Nordazepam, Halazepam,  Pinazepam, Fosazepam, Prazepam and Medazepam)
  24. Pentazocine
  25. Pentetrazol
  26. Boldione
  27. Boldenone
  28. Methapyrilene
  29. Mesocarb
  30. Methamphetamine
  31. Methylephedrine
  32. 17α-methylsteroids (e.g. Oxymetholone, Mestanolone, Metandienone, Methandriol and Methyl-testosterone)
  33. Methylphenidate
  34. Medetomidine
  35. Methenolone
  36. Methocarbamol
  37. Methoxyphenamine
  38. Metoprolol
  39. Mefenorex
  40. Modafinil
  41. Morphine
  42. Lisdexamfetamine
  43. Lidocaine
  44. Romifidine
  45. Any other substance that contains or extricates any one of the above mentioned substances

(Remarks) Quinbolone, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Trenbolone, Nandrolone, Furazabol, Fluoxymesterone, Boldione, Boldenone, 17α-methylsteroids and Methenolone,as well as any other substances that contain or extricate any one of these substances, shall be known collectively as "anabolic steroids".

Separate Table (2) (Related to Article 7 and Article 12)

  1. Glucocorticosteroids (Cortisone, Dexamethasone, Triamcinolone, Triamcinolone Acetonide, Hydrocortisone, Fludrocortisone, Prednisolone, Betamethasone, Methylprednisolone, and other substances with similar chemical structure or similar biological effect(s) )
  2. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Aspirin, Acetaminophen, Acemetacin, Aminopyrine, Antipyrine, Ampiroxicam, Amfenac, Isopropylantipyrine, Ibuprofen,Indometacin, Ethenzamide, Etodolac, Etoricoxib, Epirizole, Emorfazone, Eltenac, Oxaprozin, Oxyphenbutazone, Carprofen, Glycyrrhizinate, Ketophenylbutazone, Ketoprofen, Ketorolac, Salicylamide, Sodium Salicylate, Methyl Salicylate, Zaltoprofen, Diclofenac, Dimetotiazine, Sulindac, Sulpyrine, Celecoxib, Tiaprofenic acid, Tiaramide, Tenoxicam, Tepoxalin, Deracoxib, Tolfenamic acid, Nabumetone, Naproxen, Valdecoxib, Piroxicam, Firocoxib, Phenacetin, Phenylbutazone, Felbinac, Bucolome, Pranoprofen, Flunixin, Flufenamic acid, Flurbiprofen, Proglumetacin, Vedaprofen, Meclofenamic acid, Mefenamic acid, Meloxicam, Mofezolac, Loxoprofen, Lornoxicam, Neurotropin, and other substances with similar chemical structure or similar biological effect(s))

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(Notice from the President of the Japan Racing Association / No. 36, 2007)

Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers in the Saddling Enclosure

( Purpose )
Art. 1
The purpose of these regulations shall be to prescribe matters required as instructions from veterinary officers to stable staffs (trainers, jockeys, trainee jockeys, assistant trainers and grooms. Hereinafter the same shall apply) in connection with the management of horses in the saddling enclosure.

( Tethering in the Saddling Enclosure )
Art. 2
When leading horses into the saddling enclosure, trainers must notify the veterinary officer of the horse's name, have the horse undergo weighing, physical inspection, identification and horseshoe inspection, and then tether the horse in a stall designated by the veterinary officer. In such cases, trainers may, with the permission of the veterinary officer, allow jockeys, trainee jockeys, assistant trainers or grooms who handle said horse to carry out tethering on their behalf.

(Instructions for Saddling, etc.)
Art. 3
Stable staffs must saddle horses that have been led into the saddling enclosure (hereinafter "led-in horses") under instructions from a veterinary officer.

2. Stable staffs may not, without the permission of the veterinary officer, saddle a horse in any location other than the saddling enclosure.

( Prohibited Acts )
Art. 4
Stable staffs may not, without the permission of the veterinary officer, take led-in horses out of the saddling enclosure.

Art. 5 Stable staffs may not give led-in horses any drugs, feed, drinking water or any other substances inside the saddling enclosure.

2. When washing a horse's mouth inside the saddling enclosure, stable staffs may only use the water provided inside the saddling enclosure.

Art. 6 Stable staffs may not, without the permission of the veterinary officer, give medication to led-in horses, or refit, or nail the horseshoes, etc.

Art. 7 Stable staffs may not bring any litter material other than that prepared by the JRA into the stalls of the saddling enclosure.

( Restriction on Entry )
Art. 8
Persons who may enter the saddling enclosure shall be limited to personnel engaged in the administration of the race in question, stable staffs of led-in horses and other persons exceptionally permitted by the executive steward.

( Other Matters )
Art. 9
Other than those prescribed herein, any matters required as instructions to stable staffs concerning the management of horses in the saddling enclosure shall be prescribed by a veterinary officer.

Supplementary Provision
This Notice shall take effect from October 1st, 2007.

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(Notice from the President of the Japan Racing Association / No. 37, 2007)

Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers in the Sample Collecting Enclosure

( Purpose )
Art. 1
The purpose of these regulations shall be to prescribe matters required as instructions from veterinary officers in connection with the management of horses in the sample collecting enclosure.

( Tethering in the Sample Collecting Enclosure )
Art. 2
Trainers of horses that are to undergo physico-chemical tests as prescribed in Paragraph 1 of Article 134 of the JRA Rules of Racing (2007 President's Notice No. 28) must, immediately after the finishing order of the race in question is made official, tether said horse in the sample collecting enclosure (including a stable or racehorse clinic designated by a veterinary officer under the provisions of Paragraph 1 of Article 4. Hereinafter the same shall apply, with the exception of Article 6) until the collection of samples is finished. In such cases, trainers may, with the permission of the veterinary officer, allow jockeys, assistant trainers or stable employees who handle said horse to carry out tethering on their behalf.

2. The person responsible for tethering a horse in the sample collecting enclosure (hereinafter "witness") must notify the veterinary officer of any unruly habit or other specific characteristic of said horse.

( Attendance at Sample Collection )
Art. 3
Witnesses must attend and confirm the collection of samples from horses in the sample collecting enclosure, and must sign the label to be affixed to the sample container.

( Instructions Concerning Sample Collection )
Art. 4
A veterinary officer may, when deeming it appropriate, collect samples in a stable or racehorse clinic designated by said veterinary officer.

2. The tethering time required for collection of samples shall be no more than 70 minutes, provided, however, that this may be extended if deemed particularly necessary by the veterinary officer.

3. Witnesses must follow instructions from the veterinary officer concerning the identification of the horse's body for sample collection, washing the horse's body, accommodation in the collection stall, leading movement, etc.

( Prohibited Acts )
Art. 5
Witnesses may not give horses any drugs, feed, drinking water or any other substances until the collection of samples is complete, provided, however, that this shall not apply when exceptionally permitted by the veterinary officer.

Art. 6 Witnesses may not bring any litter material other than that prepared by the JRA into the stalls of the sample collecting enclosure.

( Restriction on Entry )
Art. 7
Other than the witnesses, persons who may enter the sample collecting enclosure shall be limited to personnel engaged in the administration of the race in question and other persons exceptionally permitted by the executive steward.

( Other Matters )
Art. 8
Other than those prescribed herein, any matters required as instructions to stable staffs concerning the management of horses in the sample collecting enclosure shall be prescribed by a veterinary officer.

Supplementary Provision
This Notice shall take effect from October 1st, 2007.

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(Notice from the President of the Japan Racing Association / No. 37, 2007)

Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers in the Sample Collecting Enclosure

( Purpose )
Art. 1
The purpose of these regulations shall be to prescribe matters required as instructions from veterinary officers in connection with the management of horses in the sample collecting enclosure.

( Tethering in the Sample Collecting Enclosure )
Art. 2
Trainers of horses that are to undergo physico-chemical tests as prescribed in Paragraph 1 of Article 134 of the JRA Rules of Racing (2007 President’s Notice No. 28) must, immediately after the finishing order of the race in question is made official, tether said horse in the sample collecting enclosure (including a stable or racehorse clinic designated by a veterinary officer under the provisions of Paragraph 1 of Article 4. Hereinafter the same shall apply, with the exception of Article 6) until the collection of samples is finished. In such cases, trainers may, with the permission of the veterinary officer, allow jockeys, assistant trainers or stable employees who handle said horse to carry out tethering on their behalf.

2. The person responsible for tethering a horse in the sample collecting enclosure (hereinafter “witness”) must notify the veterinary officer of any unruly habit or other specific characteristic of said horse.

( Attendance at Sample Collection )
Art. 3
Witnesses must attend and confirm the collection of samples from horses in the sample collecting enclosure, and must sign the label to be affixed to the sample container.

( Instructions Concerning Sample Collection )
Art. 4
A veterinary officer may, when deeming it appropriate, collect samples in a stable or racehorse clinic designated by said veterinary officer.

2. The tethering time required for collection of samples shall be no more than 70 minutes, provided, however, that this may be extended if deemed particularly necessary by the veterinary officer.

3. Witnesses must follow instructions from the veterinary officer concerning the identification of the horse’s body for sample collection, washing the horse’s body, accommodation in the collection stall, leading movement, etc.

( Prohibited Acts )
Art. 5
Witnesses may not give horses any drugs, feed, drinking water or any other substances until the collection of samples is complete, provided, however, that this shall not apply when exceptionally permitted by the veterinary officer.

Art. 6 Witnesses may not bring any litter material other than that prepared by the JRA into the stalls of the sample collecting enclosure.

( Restriction on Entry )
Art. 7
Other than the witnesses, persons who may enter the sample collecting enclosure shall be limited to personnel engaged in the administration of the race in question and other persons exceptionally permitted by the executive steward.

( Other Matters )
Art. 8
Other than those prescribed herein, any matters required as instructions to stable staffs concerning the management of horses in the sample collecting enclosure shall be prescribed by a veterinary officer.

Supplementary Provision
This Notice shall take effect from October 1st, 2007.

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