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Road to the Kentucky Derby 2021   Horse Racing

Started 12/19/20 by gerchgo; 15715 views.
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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Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

May-9

Here are a few of my observations and why I believe Baffert.

1) Since 2019 California Racing has toughened up the scrutiny of trainers. Every drug is logged for every horse and administered by an approved CA vet.

2) KY received then horses medication record and did a pre race sample test. Nothing came up in the test and Betamethasone is not on the medication list.

3) Bob knows he is under the microscope because of the issues in 2019 and 2020, there is no way he does anything that would be illegal.

4) There are people who want to end racing and I do not put it past a group or individual to do something nefarious.

5) It could very well be  caused from cross contamination of some sort. Since the drug is used for humans as well.

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gerchgo

From: gerchgo

May-10

I’ve posted an article on how positives are determined, on the horse research thread.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

May-10

This is excellent 

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

May-10

Good article. He certainly got CDI’s priority’s right! Now we wait for split sample.

lindawilbe

From: lindawilbe

May-12

Sorry I am late. Thank you for the post positions. I just downloaded the ones for the Preakness! 

It sure will be interesting this year for sure.

Linda J.

Northeast Philly

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

May-12

Yes, looking forward to it!

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