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Can anyone tell me if the Medina Spirit Derby DQ as a meds list banned substance is exactly that; that was found in the post race drug test? Or, was the drug in the legal application ointment-sav in the explanation found to be a derivative not on med list.
Mary Scollay, executive director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and former equine medical director for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, says it’s not so clear.
“The rule prohibits the presence of betamethasone,” Scollay said. “It does not specify beyond that. Valerate or acetate — doesn’t matter.
I agree. I wouldn't bet a penny it goes forward. Though, I hope it does.
Calling for a high near 50 today with sun and some light breeze coming off the lovely Great South Bay.
Have a good one, Dogs
Is that a photo from the Hubble telescope of the surface of Neptune? Or, no?
The horse is dead,the bettors got screwed and still Baffert will come out smelling of roses.Only in America.
Colors are wonderful on that one, Dogs. Reminds of a bit of an abstract Leroy Neiman, perhaps after he ingested some magic mushrooms.
Couldn't agree more, my friend.
Medina Spirit DQ'd from Kentucky Derby win. Beta Bob suspended 90 days and fined 7500.00.
Beta Bob should be thankful it's not a year suspension and 75,000.00 given the magnitude of the race and the damage he caused. Waiting for the moaning and whining to start...