Quarter Horse trainer Bassett banned 10 years for frog juice

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Cross-posted the Paulick Report RAY PAULICK reports: John H. Bassett, a past American Quarter Horse Association champion trainer and two-time winner of the sport’s premier event, the All-American Futurity, has been suspended a total of 10 years and fined $10,000 after two horses in his care tested positive for the prohibited Class 1 drug dermorphin.… Continue reading Quarter Horse trainer Bassett banned 10 years for frog juice

New Mexico: Tests confirm dermorphin positives

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by RAY PAULICK Cross-posted from the Paulick Report Independent lab tests have confirmed that all nine horses that originally tested positive in May for Dermorphin were indeed given that illegal painkiller. Vince Mares, the executive director of the New Mexico Racing Commission, told the Albuquerque Journal that the three trainers responsible for the drug positives… Continue reading New Mexico: Tests confirm dermorphin positives