Stewards turn to hair testing in drugs war (AU)

Lookee there, down under. Australian horse racing has declared a war on drugs and gone all C S I in the process. Powerful humans are going to force horses to give up their hair for testing to prove if or not they've been doing drugs. The horses could lose their jobs and everything, which means… Continue reading Stewards turn to hair testing in drugs war (AU)

Mystery of Phar Lap’s death solved (AU)

PHAR LAP Mystery Solved -- By HOLLY WERNER, Horse Illustrated, October 2008 Print Edition Researchers Dr. Ivan Kempson and Dermot Henry announced on June 19 in a press conference at Australia's Melbourne Museum that the beloved Australian racehorse Phar Lap ingested a massive, fatal dose of arsenic approximately 35 hours before his death. Phar Lap… Continue reading Mystery of Phar Lap’s death solved (AU)