Japan's LRC Appointed as IFHA Reference Lab


IFHA's Louis Romanet | Scoop Dyga

The Laboratory of Racing Chemistry, Japan (LRC) has been provisionally appointed as an International Federation of Horseracing Authorities Reference Laboratory after the IFHA Executive Council approved the appointment. Established in 1965, the LRC is an internationally accredited horse racing doping control laboratory primarily used to provide professional analytical testing services for the analysis of equine biological samples from horse racing and international equestrian events. LRC is the only equine drug testing laboratory in Japan, and its main role is to uphold the integrity of horse racing in Japan to ensure a level playing field for all stakeholders.

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