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Road to the Kentucky Derby 2021   Horse Racing

Started 12/19/20 by gerchgo; 16592 views.
Amy (1pony)
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From: Amy (1pony)

May-9

Gamine’s Oaklawn positive from 2020 of lidocaine was not the only positive That weekend from Oaklawn. However it was the only Baffert one. 
the lower the threshold they test for the more likely we see environmental contamination.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

May-9

It’s a common topical drug for people who suffer from Psoriasis.

SmittyCat

From: SmittyCat

May-9

I agree Amy,

It's exactly b/c of all the priors that I don't believe he's guilty. Baffert isn't stupid. He knows the microscope's been on him. He wouldn't risk it. 

Trial by Twitter - that's the disturbing aspect of all this.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

May-9

Trial by FB as well.

cigarello

From: cigarello

May-9

Social media=lynch mob---

I believe he will be proven to be  not guilty of this 

He  is way. too visible to risk his entire career in a race where he is

under great scrutiny -- it does not make sense

Flurry84

From: Flurry84

May-9

Hoping you are right, for the sake of the horse and Johnny V.

cigarello

From: cigarello

May-9

 Amy: what is  a split sample?  I really don't know. thanks in advance.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

May-9

When they collect the urine or the blood or both. At the time of the collection they put equal amounts into two containers, 1 is sent off to the lab for testing and the second one is held back Incase they want to run a second test, as is the case with this one. So the first sample tested positive and the other half will go to another lab for testing to see if they come up with the same results. 

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