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(as of April 1, 2014)

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 )
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.

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